Photo Editing 301 15 Videos (7:18h)
  • 01 - Intro
  • 02 - Importing & Organizing Photos
  • 03 - Photographing Devon in the Studio
  • 04 - Culling in Lightroom
  • 05 - Portrait Retouching in Photoshop
  • 06 - Portrait Retouching 2 in Photoshop
  • 07 - Photographing Micki in the Desert
  • 08 - Culling and Posing Review in Lightroom
  • 09 - Clothing Retouch in Photoshop
  • 10 - Photographing Lisa with Strobe and Ambient Light
  • 11 - Culling and Workflow in Lightroom
  • 12 - Coloring in Photoshop
  • 13 - Removing the Softbox in Photoshop
  • 14 - Compositing the Sky & Coloring in Photoshop
  • 15 - Exporting & Organizing in Lightroom

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Photo Editing 301


Learn advanced compositing and retouching in the final chapter of Photo Editing 101-301.

What’s Included

21 Sample Images   |   15 Video Tutorials   |   Photoshop Action
* This tutorial is part of Photo Editing 101-301

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Create Incredible Images

There is no limit to what you can create through photography and Photoshop. Learn to bring your images to their highest potential through compositing and retouching.

Professional Retouching

Learn how to use frequency separation and dodging & burning to create stunning portraits.

For more in-depth retouching techniques, check out our best-seller Retouching 101-301.

Leave Your Mark

Photo Editing is a part of the creative process, and your editing style can be part of your signature look.

That is why we focus on why we make editing decisions and show you how to achieve the same results in your photos.

Perfect Sky Replacement

Replacing a sky in a photo can make a huge impact on the final image.

Learn how to accurately color both the sky and your photo to make the composite seamless.

In-depth Editing

In Photo Editing 101, you learned the basics of photo editing, focusing mostly on workflow & Lightroom. In Photo Editing 301, learn in-depth retouching, color correction, & compositing in Photoshop.

Follow Along

Photo Editing 301 includes 21 RAW Photos (16-bit) so you can follow along with the instruction and learn at your own pace. RAW images provide the greatest amount of flexibility when editing in Lightroom and Photoshop.

Photoshop & Lightroom Workflow

Most images will require editing in both Photoshop & Lightroom. Learn how to import, organize and catalog images through Lightroom. Then move into Photoshop for more advanced editing.

Export & Deliver

After editing images to perfection, it is time to export them and deliver to a client or upload them to the web. Learn exporting workflow to make sure your images display properly no matter where they end up.

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  1. Rated 2 out of 5

    Do we really have to go through his culling process through 101-301? I will be canceling my membership because (sorry) the instructor drives me nuts!

  2. Rated 5 out of 5

    Great tutorial! Kevin T. is right! Now the challenge is to remember the techniques because there is so much to learn here. Can’t wait tot put it in practice.

    PHLEARN Staff
    Yes, this tutorial is jam packed with info. It’s designed to be more comprehensive than anything comparable on any other site. Downside, that does make it quite long and intense.
  3. Rated 5 out of 5

    All 3 Sections from 101 to 301 were just awesome!! I learned so much from these. Now if I can just remember it all when I need to!!! 🙂

  4. Rated 5 out of 5

    Absolutely first class, Thanks to the Master. Learnt a lot throughout the the whole series.


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Photo Editing 201 includes 15 Video Tutorials and 21 RAW 16-bit DNG Images for you to follow along. Bonus: Included Frequency Separation Retouching Action.

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