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Compositing in Photoshop allows you to create impossible scenes. In this tutorial, we blend reality with fantasy as we teach you how to combine multiple exposures, composite a background, create light sources, and focus your viewer’s attention.

Advanced   |   3 Hours   |   2 Video Tutorials

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Previously known as the Refine Edge Tool, Select and Mask has evolved to make getting the perfect selection or mask even easier.

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The Marquee Tool is one of many selection tools that can select objects for color change, cut objects out, and replace part of an image. Best of all, it’s the easiest to use and a great entry into understanding how to master selections.

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Join us as we demonstrate how to work with clients and shoot in a professional studio environment . Afterwards, we take you through Lightroom and Photoshop where you’ll learn retouching techniques like dodging and burning and blemish removal.

Medium   |   7.25 Hours   |   21 Video Tutorials

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Easily one of Aaron’s favorite tools in Photoshop! The Brush Tool can be one of the most powerful and versatile tools, capable of retouching, compositing, and stunning special effects.

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Perfect for retouching areas that contain a hard edge or line, the Clone Stamp Tool is one of the go-to tools for any retoucher, composite artist, or photo editor.

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Take advantage of the power of shooting in RAW. Apply local and global edits, correct exposure and white balance, and learn the workflow for sending images over to Photoshop for more in-depth post-processing.

Easy   |   1.25 Hours   |   4 Video Tutorials

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High-end retouching requires a complete understanding of color, skin tone, textures, and how to touch up blemishes, hair, skin, and environments while not affecting what makes the subject unique. Join us as we demonstrate how to master the art.

Advanced   |   12.25 Hours   |   10 Video Tutorials

 

Strategically and artfully merger and blend your layers in Photoshop with Clipping Masks. Great for combining multiple images, or being selective with an adjustment layer.

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Skin is one of the most delicate areas when it comes to photo retouching. Learn to shape features, dodge and burn, color correct, retouch makeup, and sharpen like a pro, and make subtle changes to highlight the subject’s natural beauty.

Medium   |   2.5 Hours   |   6 Video Tutorials

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Learn how to create beautiful, soft portraits in Photoshop! Join us as we walk you through a maternity photoshoot before diving into the post-production, covering dodging and burning, frequency separation, and more!

Medium   |   5 Hours   |   2 RAW Sample Images

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The Spot Healing Brush Tool is great for removing blemishes and distractions from your image. Unlike the Healing Brush Tool, you don’t need to pick a sample area to work from, Photoshop does it for you.

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The building block of creating great images and a speedy workflow, understanding Layers is key to mastering Photoshop. Learn all of the layer types, how to work non-destructively, and how to organize your projects like a pro.

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Prepare to dive in head first and tackle some of Photoshop’s most powerful tools. Never look at layers and their endless amount of adjustments the same way again. Take your knowledge to an intermediate level in Photoshop with this tutorial.

Medium   |   8 Hours   |   8 Video Tutorials

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For irregular shapes and objects, you can freely draw with the Lasso Tool to get the selection you need. Learn to adjust your selections, add borders, and add feathering!

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Explore the principles of compositing in this in-depth Photoshop tutorial. Learn how to match perspective, color, light, and shadow to create a seamless image.

Medium   |   2.75 Hours   |   3 Video Tutorials

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All of your images are made up of a ton of color information, Channels allows you to separate, select, and view this information in 3 primary colors, red, green, and blue.

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Get anything out of the way with the Content-Aware Move Tool! Move an object in an image, while Photoshop fills the gap by automatically sampling surrounding areas.

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Welcome to part two of our best-selling series Retouching 101-301. Expand on your retouching skill-set by mastering dodging and burning and frequency separation.

Medium   |   10.5 Hours   |   10 Video Tutorials

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In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to do the photography and retouching necessary to add an amazing liquid splash effect to any portrait. Learn compositing, coloring, retouching, cutting subjects out, painting details, and dodging and burning.

Advanced   |   3.25 Hours   |   7 Video Tutorials

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Adding text to your image is easy with the Text Tool. Plus, there are tons of adjustments and controls that can be applied to change the way your text appears.

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Push and pull pixels in your image with the Liquify Tool. This tool is great for reshaping or restructuring objects that seem a little off or out of place. This tool can be a Photographer’s best friend, but the key is moderation.

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When cropping isn’t enough, try the Perspective Crop Tool! Not only can you adjust composition and aspect ratio but you can also straighten objects in an image that might be slightly distorted.

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Learn to convert layers into Smart Objects, apply Smart Filters that can be adjusted or removed, and create multiple design mockups quickly and easily! Smart Objects will help you work faster, smarter, and non-destructively.

Easy   |   1.25 Hours   |   7 Video Tutorials

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Learn the intricacies of how light falls on the human face and five different methods to shape and enhance it in Photoshop. We cover dodging and burning, skin coloring, advanced sharpening, adding realistic makeup, and more.

Medium   |   2.5 Hours   |   1 Video Tutorials

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This tutorial takes you step-by-step through the high-fashion retouch editing. Each look uses different lighting and calls for a different approach. We guide you through everything from object removal, to skin smoothing, to color and lighting.

Medium   |   3.75 Hours   |   3 Video Tutorials

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Learn to use the Patch Tool to replace minor blemishes and distractions or use it to duplicate any object or area in your photos.

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If you’re familiar with the fundamentals of photo editing but want to brush up on skills or step up your game, this tutorial is for you! Learn how to color correct and color grade, change composition, dodge and burn, subtle compositing, and see the photography process unfold!

Medium   |   9.75 Hours   |   23 Video Tutorials

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Layer masks give you the ability to hide or show certain parts of layers. Best of all, they are completely reversible, so you can always bring back whatever you have hidden.

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