Over a period of four one and half hour sessions, once a week we'll go from the most basic editing tools to in depth techniques. Starting in Lightroom we'll move through various tools and how they work to create our base image and then on to Photoshop. In Photoshop we start implementing layers to build onto our base image to create the final product. Once we've gone through how I created my sample photos we'll choose a selection of yours to apply those same techniques to.
FOUNDATIONS OF EDITING
Bring boring images to life with compositing in Photoshop. From adding skies to blending people and other elements we'll walk through the step by step process to create a seamless photo.
Sometimes a scene may be cluttered with people, distracting signs or annoying powerlines. With a few simple techniques we can clean up your photo to showcase what's most important.
Extensive editing can damage the overall quality of your photo. Through the use of layers in photoshop we can prevent degrading the image by simply adding layers with each step.
Lightroom has a multitude of ways to adjust the colors in your photos. how to effectively bring that color to life with the right tool is the question we'll be answering.
Contrast isn't limited to the "contrast slider". Contrast can be applied through color, dodging and burning, linear curves and more. We'll cover each aspect and compare the difference.
Light is the most fundamental characteristic of a good photograph. We'll look at how you frame in camera, adding artificial light and adding light gradients in Lightroom.