Course description

A course that will help you to elevate your work to a new level of professionalism!

If you take portrait photographs, there is a simple trick that you can use to make your photos so much more striking. It’s called a luminosity mask and it is a highly effective tool that you can use in Photoshop to make a big difference in your portrait photography. If you have already learned to use your camera and have figured out the basics of Adobe Photoshop, luminosity masks are the next level. When you learn how to use luminosity masks in your photo editing, you’ll be able to perform advanced adjustments and have more control over the finished product. You can then create stunning portraits that have a professional look and feel.

You will learn

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Skills you will gain

Complete RAW Processing

Learn how to approach a scene, explore the options, and analyze compositions on the fly. Identify potentially engaging compositions and to discard ones that don’t work.

Complete RAW Processing

Color Grading

Learn how to approach a scene, explore the options, and analyze compositions on the fly. Identify potentially engaging compositions and to discard ones that don’t work.

Color Grading

Color Grading

Learn how to approach a scene, explore the options, and analyze compositions on the fly. Identify potentially engaging compositions and to discard ones that don’t work.

Color Grading

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Course curriculum

  • 1
  • 2
    2. Photoshop Basics
    • Starting a New Project in Photoshop
    • The Photoshop Interface
    • Changing View Modes
    • Adjusting the Zoom Level & Panning
    • Saving files (In-Depth)
    • Lossy and Lossless Compression
    • Selecting the File Format (In-Depth)
    • RGB Color Mode
    • Color Channels
    • 8 Bit Color vs 16 Bit Color
  • 3
    3. Painting with Brushes
    • Introduction to the Brush Tool
    • The Brush Tool customisation
    • Opacity vs Flow
    • Keyboard Shortcuts to work with the Brush Tool
  • 4
    4. Understanding Layers - Where The Magic Begins
    • Introduction to Layers
    • Layers Types and Layers Panel
    • Reordering Layers and Grouping Layers
    • Merging Layers and Flattening an Image
    • Bonus Tip on Merging Layers
    • Layer Opacity Level
  • 5
    5. Layers - Advanced Options
    • Layer Blend Modes
    • Working with Layer Masks
    • Applying Clipping Mask on the Adjustment Layer
  • 6
    6. Image Correction - Nondestructive Editing
    • Reading Histogram
    • Adjusting Levels
    • Working with The Curves Tool
    • Hue and Saturation
  • 7
    7. Hands-on Creative Tutorial
    • Introduction to the Creative Process
    • Base Image Preparation
    • Dodge & Burn technique
    • Removing background
    • Setting up the Artwork Canvas
    • Creating the Artwork Background - The Polygon Layer
    • Introducing Multiple Layers - The 3d Lines Layer
    • Introducing Multiple Layers - The Vintage Flowers Photograph
    • Introducing Multiple Layers - The Vintage Palm Leaf Drawing
    • Adjusting The Color Levels
    • Final Touches
    • Adding Texture
    • Archiving the Source File
    • The Gradient Adjustment Layer
    • Adding the Frame and the Name Badge
    • Thank you!
  • 8
    8. Resources
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FAQ

  • What is a Luminosity Mask?

    A luminosity mask is a powerful image editing tool that allows you to make tone-based selections so that you can alter only specific tones of the image. So, you can select certain tones in the image and only make adjustments to those areas.For example, in a landscape, you could use a luminosity mask to make adjustments to only the highlights where the sun hits the tops of the mountains. When used in portrait photography, it allows you to have more control over the lighting of your images and truly bring out the beauty of your subject.There are three different types of Luminosity masks: Darks (Shadows) Midtones Brights (Highlights) These masks are not found in a menu within Photoshop – they need to be manually created by making selections within the RGB channels. They are an advanced technique that requires some understanding of how to use Photoshop.When you first start using luminosity masks it can be confusing to understand how they work and how to apply them. This in-depth course, “Master your Portraits with Luminosity Masks” will teach you everything you need to know about how to use this editing technique to enhance your portraits. If you are interested in learning about luminosity masks, this is the ideal training course to help you improve your skills.

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