RC is an award winning photographer and author of the best selling books "Get Your Photography On the Web" and "The HDR Book" by Peachpit Press. He is an education and curriculum developer for the National Association of Photoshop Professionals, hosts the popular podcasts "Photoshop User TV" and "Photography Tips and Tricks" An Adobe Certified Instructor in Photoshop, Illustrator, and Lightroom, RC has over 14 years in the I.T. and e-commerce industries and spends his days developing content for all applications in the Adobe Creative Suite.
In any portrait photography, it's a give that there will be some facial retouching to make your subjects look their best. We cover the basics of both Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom for retouching skin, enhancing eyes, color correction and more!
When you can only invest five minutes in a retouch (which probably means you have a bunch of images to retouch), you have to work smart. You’re not going to be able to do a lot of detail work on the eyes or skin — you just have to make sure the main areas get taken care of. This tutorial will show you how.
In this class, You will learn How to create Digital Painting Effect in Adobe Photoshop. This is a beginner friendly Class! Using this technique, you can turn any image into Digital Painting Effect in Adobe Photoshop!
In these short and sweet series of “Travel Photography for Beginners” classes I will talk about light, composition, making portraits and editing. I decided to break these topics into separate classes so it will be easier to digest.
Your complete guide to editing beautiful photos in Adobe Lightroom!
For any retoucher, it’s important to develop a non-destructive workflow. Smart Objects and Smart Filters will give you the ability to go back and forth between your actions without permanently affecting your original photo.
Smart objects and smart filters are powerful tools in the Photoshop workspace. In this course, Dave Cross opens up Photoshop CS5 and begins with the basics of using smart objects and smart filters. He moves on to explain how smart objects can be used with Camera Raw, how they can be used with vector objects, and some tips for working around the limitations of smart objects and filters. In the final lessons of the course, viewers will get a chance to practice what they have learned with a couple of design projects.
After beginning his career by building elaborate photography sets and lighting setups in his living room, Clay Cook now shoots fashion and editorial spreads all around the world. Contrary to most photographers, Clay learned to shoot his first images using only artificial light and only later incorporated natural light into his work. This has given him a broad understanding of how to shape the lighting from any scene into a beautiful image.