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.
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.
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.
Course Overview Hi everyone, my name is Kasia Zmokla, and welcome to my course, Mastering Portrait Editing in Photoshop. Professionally I'm 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, we will learn how to achieve impressive results with your own photos, and develop your artistic skills. During 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 a whole arrange of the most powerful and flexible portrait editing techniques. We will be working in a nondestructive way with adjustment layers to massively speed up the editing work, and 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 will improve your workflow to minimize time spent in the digital darkroom, and have more fun when shooting your photos. Before beginning the course, you should be familiar with Photoshop basic tools such as layers and masks. I hope you will join me on this journey, and say goodbye to flat, washed-out photos, and learn how in no time to achieve dramatic results with the Mastering Portrait Editing in Photoshop at Pluralsight.