Mastering Portrait Editing in Photoshop

Photoshop is the most widely-used photo-editing software. This course will teach you the most powerful tools and techniques to enhance your photos in a non-destructive way. Software required: Photoshop.
Course info
Rating
(33)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
June 29, 2016
Duration
2h 32m
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Description
Course info
Rating
(33)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
June 29, 2016
Duration
2h 32m
Description

At the core of professional photo-editing is a thorough knowledge of how to take advantage of Photoshop's most powerful tools and techniques. In this course, Mastering Portrait Editing in Photoshop, you will learn the basic principles of light, composition, and how to enhance a mood in your photos. This course takes a deep dive into specific techniques that allow you to work in a non-destructive way. First, you'll learn about photo evaluation with the Histogram Tool, working in a targeted way with Adjustment Layers, Masks, Layers, and Blend Modes. Next, you'll learn how to perform a quick clean up and how to convert a color image to black and white. Finally, learn how to enhance a photo with targeted adjustments and how to sharpen it in an intelligent way. When you're finished with this course, you will have a foundational knowledge of enhancing key elements of the image through manipulating light and shadows and how to make creative decisions regarding the development stage. This knowledge will help you as you move forward to professional photo-editing. Software required: Photoshop.

About the author
About the author

Kasia is a fine art photographer, designer, and video creator. Her work is displayed internationally including the Asia Contemporary Art Gallery in Singapore. Kasia is a founder of Digital Art Classes. She is also an active contributor to several photo stock agencies including Alamy and Stockimo.

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Transcript
Transcript

Hi everyone, my name is Kasia Zmokla and welcome to my course "Mastering Portrait Editing in Photoshop”.

Professionally, I am a photographer, graphic designer and a video creator with over 20 years experience working in the Graphic Design industry for design studios in Poland, Ireland and Malta.

In this course you will learn how to achieve impressive results with your photos and develop your artistic skills.

Join the course, download the supporting files and immediately start improving your Photoshop skills! In complete, explained step by step edits I will reveal secrets of my personal workflow:

  • You will learn whole range of the most powerful and flexible portrait editing techniques
  • You will be working in "non-destructive" way with Adjustment Layers to massively speed up the editing work
  • You will master the most effective and flexible Photoshop tool in terms of photo editing - The Curves Tool
By the end of this course you'll improve your workflow to minimize time spent in digital darkroom and have more fun when shooting photos.

Before beginning the course you should be familiar with Photoshop basic tools such as layers and masks.

I hope you’ll join me on this journey and say "good bye" to flat, washed-out photos and learn how in no time achieve dramatic results with the "Mastering Portrait Editing in Photoshop” at Pluralsight.