Prepare to dive in head first and tackle some of Photoshop’s most powerful tools. Discover best practices for that every photographer and retoucher will benefit from. Never look at layers and their endless amount of adjustments the same way again. Take your knowledge to an intermediate level in Photoshop with this tutorial.
Photoshop 201 – Phlearn
More image data. More image options.
Discover the full potential living inside your images. When you capture and import higher quality (RAW) images into Photoshop there is an entirely new world of options at your fingertips. These images capture data that you can only see when you work with the right tools. That’s where we come in.
Adobe Camera RAW (ACR)
It is highly recommended to shoot with your camera in RAW mode allowing you to capture 16-bit images. 16-bit images allow for much more flexibility when editing. In order to open a 16-bit RAW image in Photoshop, you have to use Adobe Camera RAW (ACR). We provide an entire section teaching how to use ACR.
Correct White Balance and Exposure
Learn the best methods for color and exposure correction while working in Adobe Camera RAW with a 16-bit image. Reveal the hidden potential that’s waiting for you within your images.
When light travels through glass it bends and changes direction causing image distortion. These effects are especially noticeable when shooting with a wide angle lens. Learn how to correct lens distortion (barrel distortion) and vignetting to achieve a more realistic image.
Create Presets to Save Time
Stop wasting time making the same image adjustments over and over. Learn how to create presets to save time by applying the same adjustments to any image or group of images instantly.