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Photoshop CC 2019 Essential Training: Photography

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Learn how to leverage Photoshop CC 2019 as a photographer. Master techniques that are most applicable to photography, from tonal adjustments to retouching.

Whether you're an experienced creative professional or someone who has just recently purchased a camera, learning how to use Photoshop efficiently and effectively is a hugely valuable investment that can help you get the most out of your pixels. Photoshop CC 2019 is loaded with tools and features that can help photographers quickly get the image results they want. In this course, Julieanne Kost gets you up to speed with Photoshop and shows the most efficient ways to perform common editing tasks, including retouching, creatively using adjustment layers, and combining multiple images. Along the way, she shares how to work with type, Smart Objects, and artistic filters; create custom brushes; use the libraries to store content; quickly export and share images; and more.


  • Photoshop CC 2019: The essentials for editing photos
  • What you need to know
  • Using the exercise files
1. Creative Adjustment Layer Techniques
  • Dodging and burning with Curves
  • Tinting images using adjustment layers
  • Color Balance and selective color adjustments
  • Photographic toning techniques
  • Using a color lookup table to unify images
  • Powerful posterization techniques
2. Solid Color and Gradient Fill Layers
  • Create a hand tinted look with fill
  • Make a color wash with a gradient fill
3. Retouching Essentials
  • Smoothing and evening skin
  • Brightening eyes and lightening teeth
  • Reduce wrinkles with a Healing Brush
  • Body sculpting with Liquify
4. Combining Multiple Images
  • Adding a texture to a photo
  • Adding a deckled edge effect
  • Swapping heads in a family portrait
  • Combining images from an action sequence
  • Creating a panorama in Photoshop
  • Creating a double exposure effect
5. Working with Smart Objects
  • Duplicating Smart Objects
  • Replacing the contents of a Smart Object
6. Essential Filters for Photographers
  • Artistic filters overview
  • Creating a soft glow with grain
  • Remove dust and scratches
  • Remove wide angle distortions
  • Creating a tilt shift effect
  • Creative blurring along a path
  • Adding flames to a photograph
7. Painting Essentials
  • The Oil Paint Filter
  • Art history brush
  • Natural media brushes
  • Creating a custom brush for masking
  • The mixer brush
8. Type, Shapes, and Layer Effects and Styles
  • Type essentials
  • Creating a transparent watermark
  • Adding keyline around an image
  • Displaying a photo inside a shape
  • Adding a neon shape
9. Artboards and Libraries
  • Artboard essentials
  • Using the libraries to store content
10. Exporting Files and Sharing Images
  • Save photos using Image Processor
  • Creating basic contact sheets
  • Quickly exporting images
  • Quick share images to social media
  • Next steps

Taught by

Julieanne Kost

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