Photoshop For Photographers

These Photoshop classes provide an introduction to how to use Photoshop for editing photos. You’ll become familiar with some of the most useful tools and how to apply these to product, landscape, interior, business, wedding and beauty images.

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Retouching Recommended Equipment

01. Retouching recommended equipment

This Photoshop for Photographers course is aimed specifically at photographers and covers everything from the basic tools to more advanced techniques. In this Photoshop course Karl runs through some of the key features of this extensive programme to help you…
02: Understanding Digital Images

02. Understanding digital Images

If you’ve ever wondered what the difference is between a TIFF and PSD file, what 16-bit means or which color mode is best for printing images, then this is the photography class for you. Before looking at the Photoshop interface…
Managing digital image files

03. Managing digital image files

Handling and storing your images might not sound like the most exciting part of the photographic process, but it undoubtedly is one of the most important steps. What you do with your images after shooting will determine how efficient your…
Photoshop interface and tools

04. Photoshop interface and tools

Knowing your way around the Photoshop interface is essential. In this photography class Karl gives you a complete tour of the popular software for photographers, highlighting the most common and popular tools. Starting at the very beginning, he shows you…
05: Using masks and burn and dodge

05. Using Masks, Burn & Dodge

This photography class covers the fundamentals of masks and will help you understand and become confident using them. Karl talks you through how, when and why you should be using masks, burning and dodging when retouching images – arguably the…
Thinking and working efficiently

06. Thinking and working efficiently

An efficient workflow is key to using Photoshop, especially when you’re working on multiple images, but it’s easy to get overwhelmed by Photoshop’s extensive interface. Here's you'll learn more about a few key tools that can really help save time and…
The basics of raw file conversions

07. The basics of RAW file conversions

In this photography class Karl shows you around Camera RAW, the software designed for making the initial adjustments to your RAW images. He covers the interface, useful tools and shows you a number of effective techniques for enhancing your images,…
Practical demo product retouching

08. Practical demonstration on product retouch

In this photography class Karl demonstrates how to retouch a pack shot in Photoshop, making use of the selection tools and layer masks. Pack shots can be a lucrative area of photography, so it’s always worth knowing not only how…
Practical demo landscape retouching

09. Practical demonstration on landscape retouch

In this photography class Karl demonstrates how to retouch a landscape image using Camera RAW and Photoshop. He shows you how to use Camera RAW to get the best out of each image, using color adjustment tools and adjustment brushes,…
Practical demo fashion retouch

10. Practical demonstration on fashion retouch

When it comes to retouching, it’s important that you’re able to identify which areas of an image need adjustments, which is exactly what Karl focusses on in this photography class. Here he explains his retouching workflow for a fashion image…
Practical demo interior retouch

11. Practical demonstration on interior retouch

Being able to retouch interiors is a great skill and requires a good eye for detail. In this Photoshop class Karl shows you what to look out for when approaching an interior retouch and how creating symmetry can really transform…
Practical demo business portrait retouch

12. Practical demonstration on business retouch

Retouching business portraits, once perfected, should be a quick and simple process that results in subtle yet effective enhancements. In this photography class Karl explains and shows you how to approach changing the background colour of a business portrait without…
Practical demo wedding retouch

13. Practical demonstration on wedding retouch

Wedding photography is a huge market in the photography industry, but it’s a genre of photography that requires, at the very least, certain levels of retouching. In this photography class Karl works on a wedding photograph (which you can download…
Practical demo beauty retouch

14. Practical demonstration on beauty retouch

Beauty retouching can take a great deal of time, especially if you are unfamiliar with the frequently used tools and techniques in Photoshop. In this Photoshop class Karl does a practical demonstration of a beauty retouch, explaining the most common…
Key workflow essentials

15. Key workflow essentials

When retouching an image, it can be easy to get overwhelmed by Photoshop’s extensive interface, but there are a few useful tools that can really speed up your workflow and make your whole use of Photoshop a lot better. These…

16. Photoshop and Lightroom working together

In this chapter Karl is joined by Richard Curtis from Adobe and together the two explore how to work with images in both Lightroom and Photoshop. Richard explains some useful tools in Lightroom before guiding you through the process of…