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Intro to Portrait Retouching in Photoshop

Create Flawless Images by Learning How to Smooth Skin, Remove Blemishes, Clean Up Hair, Dodge & Burn, and More

By PHLEARN | in Online Courses

Master the art of portrait retouching! Learn how to remove skin blemishes, smooth out skin tones, fix distracting backgrounds, clean up and shape hair, dodge and burn, and get the perfect exposure in any portrait – all while enhancing the subject’s natural features and beauty. With 8 hours of step-by-step instruction by Aaron Nace, a pioneer of online Photoshop education, this is the most in-depth introduction to retouching out there!

Josh Lopez Photography: "Probably the best tutorial if you truly want to dodge and burn with more control than ever!"

  • Access 28 lectures & 8 hours of content 24/7
  • Learn an amazing method for retouching makeup as well as retouching skin
  • Add the perfect amount of depth & detail to hair and eyes to make them pop
  • Color tone the image to create a more cohesive, artistic feel
  • Remove the complexities from correcting colors in shadows, mid-tones & highlights
  • Expertly dodge & burn to draw attention to your subject using multiple layers
Note: Adobe software NOT included.

Aaron Nace | PHLEARN Founder - Class Instructor

Aaron Nace is one of the world’s top Photoshop instructors. Whether he’s teaching new skills to his 1.5 million YouTube subscribers or collaborating with brands like Adobe, Sony, or GrubHub, his passion and enthusiasm shine through. Aaron honed his Photoshop skills in 2008 when he set a goal to capture and edit a conceptual self-portrait every day for a year. After creating 365 original images, and after growing a massive cult following on Flickr, his fans followed him to YouTube where he began to share his talents through in-depth Photoshop tutorials. With that, PHLEARN was born. Over 10 years later, Aaron’s goal remains making creative education fun and accessible for everyone willing to learn.

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: desktop & mobile
  • Certification of completion included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Updates included
  • Experience level required: beginner

Requirements

  • Adobe CS4, CS5, CS6, or Photoshop CC

Course Outline

  • Your First Program
  • Introduction
    • What You'll Learn - 1:42
    • Download Sample Images & Photoshop Assets
  • Tools & Techniques
    • Lightroom - 18:26
    • Adobe Camera RAW - 9:41
    • Cloning & Healing - 15:23
    • Dodging & Burning - 9:50
    • Hue & Saturation - 14:25
    • Exposure Blending - 8:36
  • Retouching Skin & Facial Features
    • Remove Blemishes - 16:05
    • Enhance Eyes - 43:51
    • Cleanup Stray Hairs - 36:07
    • Smooth Skin - 11:29
    • Cleanup & Add Volume to Hair - 29:09
    • Wrinkles - 9:20
    • Remove Glare in Glasses - 26:13
    • Dark Under Eyes - 21:54
    • Color Correction - 13:35
    • Skin Coloring - 29:52
    • Correct Exposure - 18:06
    • Highlight & Shadow - 13:02
    • Background Retouching Part 1 - 29:49
    • Background Retouching Part 2 - 36:05
  • Complete Portrait Retouch
    • Liquify & Shaping - 14:23
    • Object Removal - 30:14
    • Exposure Adjustments - 11:39
    • Dodging & Burning - 15:18
    • Skin Smoothing - 18:36
    • Sharpening & Finishing - 15:59

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Intro to Photoshop Compositing for Beginners

Seamlessly Blend Multiple Images Together Using the Magic of Photoshop!

By PHLEARN | in Online Courses

From high-end product photography to wild conceptual scenes, many of the pictures we see are actually two or more photos combined in post-production. If you’ve been searching for a great entry point into the fun and challenging world of image compositing, look no further! In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to analyze light, perspective, and camera settings to predict how well two photos will merge. It will then take you into Photoshop to break down the compositing process, covering tips and techniques for making selections, finding great composition, and matching light and color.

Ron Dumont: "Having watched several PhLearn compositing tutorials, this one encapsulates all the essential guidance and techniques."

  • Access 22 lectures & 5 hours of content 24/7
  • Find & capture images that will blend together well
  • Learn powerful blending tools, tips & techniques
  • Learn the fundamentals of light, perspective, camera settings, & more
  • Determine the directionality of light to help make sure your subject fits naturally into an environment
  • Find the vanishing point & horizon line in each image
Note: Adobe software NOT included.

Aaron Nace | PHLEARN Founder - Class Instructor

Aaron Nace is one of the world’s top Photoshop instructors. Whether he’s teaching new skills to his 1.5 million YouTube subscribers or collaborating with brands like Adobe, Sony, or GrubHub, his passion and enthusiasm shine through. Aaron honed his Photoshop skills in 2008 when he set a goal to capture and edit a conceptual self-portrait every day for a year. After creating 365 original images, and after growing a massive cult following on Flickr, his fans followed him to YouTube where he began to share his talents through in-depth Photoshop tutorials. With that, PHLEARN was born. Over 10 years later, Aaron’s goal remains making creative education fun and accessible for everyone willing to learn.

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: desktop & mobile
  • Certification of completion included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Updates included
  • Experience level required: beginner

Requirements

  • Adobe CS4, CS5, CS6, or Photoshop CC

Course Outline

  • Introduction
    • What is Compositing? - 1:47
    • Choosing Photos for Compositing: Light, Perspective & Focal Length - 5:04
  • Picture Frame Example
    • Image Analysis & Working with Smart Objects - 10:39
    • Removing Backgrounds & Creating Realistic Shadows - 7:15
    • Color Matching - 12:15
  • Castle Example
    • Image Analysis - 23:39
    • Removing a Background & Creating a Fog Effect - 17:15
    • Coloring for Composites - 13:16
  • Portrait Example
    • Image Analysis - 20:46
    • Matching the Subject and a New Background - 21:25
    • Matching Lightness, Hue & Saturation - 17:48
  • Mountain Scene Example
    • Image Analysis - 23:58
    • Removing a Background & Cutting Out Hair - 14:01
    • Matching Light & Color - 20:31
  • Floating House Example
    • Image Analysis - 6:52
    • Removing a Background & Cutting Out Hair - 8:38
    • Matching Light & Color - 11:36
    • Matching Light & Color - 8:28
  • Forest Scene Exampled
    • Image Analysis - 17:11
    • Removing a Background & Matching Light Levels - 12:36
    • Cutting Out Hair & Creating a Realistic Shadow - 18:25
    • Matching Light & Color - 28:23

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The Beginner's Guide to Photoshop

Get Started with Photoshop & Learn How to Change and Remove Backgrounds, Color Grade Photos, Create Graphics, and More

By PHLEARN | in Online Courses

Welcome to the easiest way to learn Photoshop. Through quick lessons and real-world examples, you’ll learn how to improve your photos, help people look at their very best, and share your ideas with the world. Learn how to create and organize Photoshop projects, cut people and objects out of their backgrounds, adjust color and exposure, and much more.

Derek Robertson: "What an incredible guide. The free YouTube videos are great, but this goes to the next level"

  • Access 46 lectures & 13 hours of content 24/7
  • Fix exposure, correct colors, remove distractions, & help people look their absolute best
  • Remove minor blemishes, clean up stray hairs, add more shape & definition, and sharpen like a pro
  • Make an eye-catching double exposure, replace a dull sky w/ a more details one, & swap two faces to get the perfect expression
Note: Adobe software NOT included.

Aaron Nace | PHLEARN Founder - Class Instructor

Aaron Nace is one of the world’s top Photoshop instructors. Whether he’s teaching new skills to his 1.5 million YouTube subscribers or collaborating with brands like Adobe, Sony, or GrubHub, his passion and enthusiasm shine through. Aaron honed his Photoshop skills in 2008 when he set a goal to capture and edit a conceptual self-portrait every day for a year. After creating 365 original images, and after growing a massive cult following on Flickr, his fans followed him to YouTube where he began to share his talents through in-depth Photoshop tutorials. With that, PHLEARN was born. Over 10 years later, Aaron’s goal remains making creative education fun and accessible for everyone willing to learn.

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: desktop & mobile
  • Certification of completion included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Updates included
  • Experience level required: beginner

Requirements

  • Adobe CS4, CS5, CS6, or Photoshop CC

Course Outline

  • Introduction 01
    • What You Will Learn - 2:51
    • Getting Started in Photoshop - 11:03
    • What are Digital Images Made of - 3:24
  • Opening Photoshop for the First Time 02
    • Opening & Creating Documents - 16:10
    • How to Setup Photoshop - 12:50
    • Keyboard Shortcuts - 10:00
    • Navigating an Image - 8:42
    • Image Size, Saving, & File Formats - 11:24
  • Common Tools 03
    • Move Tool - 22:16
    • Brush Tool - 24:00
    • Healing & Cloning Tools - 16:01
    • Crop Tool - 13:06
    • Sampling, Saving, & Using Colors - 18:11
    • Type Tool - 25:17
    • Tools to Work Non-Destructively - 17:39
  • Layers & Masks 04
    • What are Layers - 12:10
    • Working with Layers - 21:10
    • Groups - 14:24
    • Layer Masks - 24:49
    • Clipping Masks - 15:48
    • Blending Modes - 10:26
    • Blend If - 13:40
    • Layer Effects - 23:59
    • Smart Objects - 21:16
  • Adjustment Layers 05
    • What are Adjustments Layers - 13:09
    • Commonly Used Adjustment Layers - 20:14
    • Working with Adjustment Layers - 25:48
  • Selections 06
    • What are Selections - 21:20
    • Common Selection Tools - 19:32
    • Advanced Selection Tools - 24:45
    • The Pen Tool & Paths - 14:22
    • Editing Selections - 21:24
  • Basic Photo Editing 07
    • Planning Your Edits - 13:49
    • Exposure Adjustments - 11:14
    • Color Correction - 8:07
    • Color Grading - 9:09
    • Complete Photo Edit - 40:57
    • Removing Objects & Distractions - 29:00
  • Basic Photo Retouching 08
    • Planning for Retouching - 9:06
    • Blemish Removal & Hair Clean-Up - 13:35
    • Dodge & Burn - 42:09
    • Sharpening - 13:33
    • Complete Portrait Retouch - 36:44
  • Basic Photo Compositing 09
    • Replace a Sky - 16:27
    • Double Exposure Effect - 17:58
    • Easy Face Swap - 15:32

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Studio Portrait Photography

The Art & Craft of Capturing Beautiful Studio Portraits

By Charlie Borland | in Online Courses

Portrait photography is popular, fun, and in-demand! If you are looking for a course to photograph people for fun or jump-start your photography career and get paid, this course shows you how to create beautiful portraits. If you dream of owning a portrait photography business this course will show you how to create beautiful portraits from headshots to full length, groups, families, and more. In no time you will have all the tools you need to get started creating fine portraits either in the studio or in your own home-based business. And this course is designed specifically for the photographer with no lighting experience.

4.6/5 average rating from 1,199 students enrolled: ★ ★ ★ ★

  • Access 40 lectures & 5 hours of content 24/7
  • Photograph people in various poses & lighting techniques
  • Master strobe lighting
  • Understand the difference between key & fill lights
  • Do simple photo retouching
Charlie Borland | Professional Photographer for 30+ Years & Lighting Master
4.4/5 Instructor Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

Charlie Borland has been a commercial photographer for over 35 years. Based in Oregon, he shoots locally and nationally and has traveled extensively for a wide range of clients, some of which include: Xerox, NW Airlines, Fujitsu, Nike, Blue Cross, Nationsbank, Texas Instruments, International Paper, Cellular One, Early Winters. He has won numerous awards for his photography and received recognition for annual reports he has photographed.

32,525 Total Students
4,568 Reviews

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: desktop & mobile
  • Certification of completion included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Updates included
  • Experience level required: beginner

Requirements

  • Basic understanding of cameras and lenses
  • Basic understanding of aperture, shutter speed, and ISO
  • Should have lighting of some sort

Course Outline

  • Introduction to Studio Lighting
    • Understanding Light Pt 1 - 9:21
    • Understanding Studio Lighting Pt 2 - 7:49
    • Portrait Lighting Pt 3 - 12:38
    • Understanding Why Aperture Controls Strobe Exposure - 7:43
    • Here's Why Shutter Speed Controls Ambient Light - 7:18
    • How Camera Shooting Modes Work With Strobe Ligting - 7:40
  • Understanding Lighting Equipment
    • Introduction to Lighting Equipment for Portraits - 7:09
    • Studio Ligting Equipment Pt 2 - 6:33
    • How Ligting Equipment Works Pt3 - 5:43
    • Whats the Best Light Stands for Studio Portraits - 2:44
    • More on Lighting Stands and Equipment - 2:44
    • Intro to Studio Backgrounds - 6:26
    • Looking at Lighting Booms and Intro to Monolights - 2:36
    • New Lecture
    • How Light Modifiers Work - 7:54
    • Relflectors and Mono LIghts - 7:06
    • Here is Why You Should Use Wireless Triggers? - 10:35
  • Lighting the Perfect Portrait
    • Introduction to Lighting Patterns - 8:01
    • The Difference Between Key Light and Fill Light - 4:45
    • Understanding Key and Fill Lights - 2:56
    • A Close Up Look at Lighting Ratios - 4:45
    • A Demonstration Showing the Difference Between One Light and Two Lights - 10:51
    • Which Side of the Face Should You Photograph - 4:39
    • A Guide to Accent Lighting - 11:45
    • How to Create Full Length Portraits - 5:35
    • Managing the Lighting on Your Background - 15:47
    • Creating Knockout Backgrounds - 5:20
    • The Family Portrait Sitting - 14:27
  • Fine Tuning Your Portraits
    • Posing the Head - 6:49
    • How to Pose the Body - 8:18
    • How to Pose Arms and Hands - 6:02
    • Advanced Portrait Lighting Techniques - 14:37
    • Beauty and Glamour Lighting - 12:28
  • Portrait Retouching
    • Techniques for Processing Portraits PDF Download
    • How to Make a White Background REALLY White - 17:16
  • Creative Techniques
    • How to Create a Special Effects Portrait - Intro - 10:17
    • Portrait Special Effect Ligting and Setup - 9:22
    • Special Effect Portrait Technique Pt 3 - 3:11
    • Creative Efx Portrait Retouching - 6:32
    • Special Efx Portrait Background Creation - 12:46

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The Ultimate Guide to Digital SLR Photography

Everything About Your Camera, Flash, Composition, Lighting, Action & Much More!

By Charlie Borland | in Online Courses

Are you new to digital SLR photography and looking for some great photography tips and techniques? Are you unhappy with your photography results? This online photography course will teach you how to create amazing photos with your digital SLR camera is only a few hours. This online course covers the fundamentals of photography including everything on how the camera and lenses work as well as the technical aspect of photography like exposure, focus, depth, lighting, and more. The creative aspects of photography are covered in-depth and include lighting, composition, vision, depth of field, flash, and much more.

4.6/5 average rating from 386 students enrolled: ★ ★ ★ ★

  • Access 65 lectures & 7 hours of content 24/7
  • Familiarize yourself w/ photography fundamentals
  • Learn creative photography techniques
  • Understand how camera lenses work
  • Know how exposure, focus, depth & lightning affect your photos
  • Learn about basic processing of images in Lightroom
Note: Adobe software NOT included.
Charlie Borland | Professional Photographer for 30+ Years & Lighting Master
4.4/5 Instructor Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

Charlie Borland has been a commercial photographer for over 35 years. Based in Oregon, he shoots locally and nationally and has traveled extensively for a wide range of clients, some of which include: Xerox, NW Airlines, Fujitsu, Nike, Blue Cross, Nationsbank, Texas Instruments, International Paper, Cellular One, Early Winters. He has won numerous awards for his photography and received recognition for annual reports he has photographed.

32,525 Total Students
4,568 Reviews

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: desktop & mobile
  • Certification of completion included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Updates included
  • Experience level required: beginner

Requirements

  • Adobe CS4, CS5, CS6, or Photoshop CC

Course Outline

  • What Makes Great Photography?
    • Understanding the process for making for great photographs. - 5:50
  • Mastering The Camera and Lens
    • Exploring the DSLR Camera - 6:54
    • Understanding Focus and Auto Focus - 10:19
    • A Close-Up Look at the LCD - 11:36
    • Camera Shooting Modes and Scene Modes - 11:32
    • Exploring Camera Menus - 11:44
    • Camera Resolution and Sensor Size - 9:52
    • New Lecture
    • Looking at Lenses - 11:03
    • Photo Accessories: Things You Might Want in Your Camera Bag - 6:58
    • More Accessories you Might Use - 8:44
    • Just A Few More Accessories - 7:53
  • Photo Fundamentals 101
    • Mastering Shutter Speed - 3:52
    • Using Shutter Speeed for Creative Effect - 4:05
    • Shutter Speed Controls How Your Subject is Captured - 4:52
    • Mastering the Aperture - 4:00
    • Digging Deep Into Depth of Field - 4:10
    • Expanding on Depth of Field Techniques - 5:22
    • Pushing Depth of Field to the Limit - 6:51
    • RAW vs JPEG: What Should You Use? - 6:16
    • Understanding White Balance - 6:44
  • The Exposure Triangle
    • Introduction to the Exposure Triangle - 7:59
    • How to Get a Perfect Exposure - 6:18
    • Histograms: A Beginners Guide - 8:03
  • The Creative Photographer
    • Introduction to Photographic Composition - 7:50
    • Exploring Compositional Guidelines - 8:02
    • Creative Techniques for Winning Compositions - 7:27
    • New Lecture
    • Photography is All About Light - 7:57
    • How to Master Lighting - 9:32
  • Flash Photography
    • Introduction to Flash - 6:15
    • Flash Concepts and Techniques - 4:23
    • Applying Light From Flash - 4:53
    • Using Flash for a Variety of Subjects - 4:21
    • Quick Tip: Using Bounce Flash at Family Reunion - 1:46
  • The Nature Photographer
    • Intro to Landscape and Nature Photography - 8:50
    • Composition and Lighting for Nature Photography Pt 1 - 10:33
    • Composition and Lighting for Nature Photography Pt2 - 8:10
    • Composition and Lighting for Nature Photography Pt 3 - 8:04
    • Composition and Lighting for Nature Photography Pt 5 - 5:27
    • Waterfall Photography - 6:16
    • New Lecture
    • Winter Photography Tips 1 - 3:23
    • Winter Photography Tips 2 - 13:16
  • The Portrait Photographer
    • Introduction to Portraits and People Outdoors - 6:49
    • Techniques for People Portraits Outdoors - 7:00
  • The Travel Photographer
    • Travel Photography Tips - 6:38
    • Travel Photography Tips 2 - 9:15
  • The Digital Darkroom
    • New Lecture - 6:04
    • Lightroom Overview 2 - 8:19
    • Importing Files into Lightroom - 6:52
    • Lightroom Keywords and Metadata - 7:23
    • Lightroom Naming Conventions - 4:50
    • Introduction to the Develop Module - 4:56
    • The Develop Module in Action - 9:34
    • Develop Module Techniques - 8:41
    • The Hue, Saturation, and Luminosity Features - 10:19
    • Sharpening Images - 6:41
    • The Transform and Lens Correction Features - 6:20
    • The Adjustment Brush and Graduated Filter - 10:30
    • How I Processed These Colorado LandscapePhotos - 7:39
    • The GPS Module in Lightroom - 8:23
  • The Digital Darkroom: Processing
    • Processing the Waterfall Pt 1 - 11:33
    • Processing the Waterfall Pt 2 - 7:11
  • Conclusion
    • Course Conclusion - 0:53

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Photography Master Class

Take Your Photography Skills to the Next Level & Take Better Photos

By Chris Parker | in Online Courses

This course begins with the absolute basics of photography: understanding the exposure triangle. From there, you'll learn about aperture, shutter speed, ISO, and much more. Ultimately, you'll take steps towards shooting manually so that by the end of the course, you'll be able to ditch Auto and shoot in Manual Mode.

4.2/5 average rating from 18,839 students enrolled: ★ ★ ★ ★

  • Access 65 lectures & 5 hours of content 24/7
  • Get to know the basics of your camera
  • Explore a variety of different lenses
  • Become a master of understanding light
  • Learn the exposure triangle & the missing element
  • Master aperture for full creative control
  • Discover the 7 Ingredients of Composition
Chris Parker | Photography, Photoshop, Lightroom, and GIMP Taught by a Pro
4.4/5 Instructor Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

Chris Parker has 30 years of experience as a pro photographer. He's photographed thousands of portrait sessions and 500+ weddings in the last 30 years. He's also a graphic designer and a lifelong user of Photoshop and Lightroom. He's been helping photographers achieve their creative vision since 2010.

146,943 Total Students
8,193 Reviews

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  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: desktop & mobile
  • Certification of completion included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Updates included
  • Experience level required: beginner

Requirements

  • A DSLR will be best

Course Outline

  • Expand your photography knowledge by joining my private Facebook Group
    • Join our Private Facebook Group to expand your photography knowledge
    • Download Resources
  • Getting to know your camera
    • Getting To Know Your Camera - 1:58
    • The Basics of Your Camera - 6:14
    • Focusing Modes - 7:00
    • Shooting Modes - 7:03
    • Drive Modes - 4:16
    • Quality Modes - 5:25
    • Metering Modes - 2:22
    • White Balance - 5:58
  • Getting to know your lenses
    • New vs. Old Lenses - 3:01
    • Off Brand vs Name Brand - 2:35
    • Parts of Lenses - 3:39
    • Focal Length - 3:08
    • When to Use Which Length - 4:00
    • Cropped Sensor - 9:51
    • Types of Lenses - 1:19
    • Prime Lenses - 2:34
    • Zoom Lenses - 3:42
    • Macro Lenses - 5:43
    • Fish Eye Lenses - 1:52
    • Tilt-Shift Lenses - 5:49
    • Lens Baby - 4:32
  • Getting to know your light
    • What is the True Meaning of Photography - 2:54
    • Do You Really Know Where Light Comes From - 1:25
    • Do You Really Know What Light Is - 2:06
    • Visible Light Spectrum - 1:34
    • How We See Things and Why They Have Color - 1:13
    • How You See vs. Your Camera - 5:09
    • Three Behaviors of Light - 1:41
    • Reflection - 4:57
    • Absorption - 2:08
    • Transmission - 2:53
    • Tones & Dynamic Range - 9:10
    • HDR Photography - 4:53
    • What is Contrast - 3:54
    • The 4 Characteristics of Light - 1:16
    • Quality - 2:44
    • Intensity - 5:20
    • Color - 5:08
    • Direction - 3:03
  • Understand Exposure
    • Exposure Triangle Part 1 - 8:46
    • Exposure Triangle Part 2 - 5:34
    • Aperture - 5:02
    • Aperture Project - 3:31
    • Shutter Speed - 2:14
    • Shutter Speed Project - 1:57
    • ISO - 4:23
    • ISO Project - 2:54
    • Understanding Exposure - 5:55
    • Exposure Analogy - 7:29
    • Exposure Analogy 2 - 3:11
    • Light Meter - 4:20
    • Exposure Indicator + Exposure Value - 4:38
    • Exposure Value Project - 5:17
    • Manual Mode & Project - 3:34
  • Understand Composition
    • What Is Composition - 7:52
    • Your Eyes vs Viewfinder - 2:20
    • Aspect Ratio - 6:25
    • Compositional Elements - 6:52
    • Light for composition - 18:58
    • Lines for composition - 21:28
    • Frames for composition - 9:26
    • Depth for composition - 6:10
    • Reflections for composition - 8:21

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The Complete Wedding Photography Course

Make a Living By Capturing Memories of Your Clients' Special Day

By Chris Parker | in Online Courses

There's more to be a wedding photographer than just photography. It requires knowing how to run your business. You'll learn everything you need to know to be successful. Everything from starting up, pricing for profit, marketing, building a network, and more. If you're interested and willing to learn all of these, then this course is for you!

4.1/5 average rating from 1,263 students enrolled: ★ ★ ★ ★

  • Access 60 lectures & 10 hours of content 24/7
  • Learn the exact type of insurance you must have before shooting your first wedding
  • Know the 15 steps before starting your wedding photography business
  • Get some pro tips on most of the 800+ images shown throughout this course
Chris Parker | Photography, Photoshop, Lightroom, and GIMP Taught by a Pro
4.4/5 Instructor Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

Chris Parker has 30 years of experience as a pro photographer. He's photographed thousands of portrait sessions and 500+ weddings in the last 30 years. He's also a graphic designer and a lifelong user of Photoshop and Lightroom. He's been helping photographers achieve their creative vision since 2010.

146,943 Total Students
8,193 Reviews

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: desktop & mobile
  • Certification of completion included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Updates included
  • Experience level required: beginner

Requirements

  • Any device with basic specifications

Course Outline

  • Wedding Photography - the Business Side to Being Successful
    • What Type of Photographer - 2:59
    • Business Name Part 1 - 3:35
    • Business Name Part 2 - 2:40
    • Branding - 7:36
    • Logo - 5:23
    • Business Legal Structure - 2:00
    • Sales Tax - 2:03
    • Checking + Credit Cards - 1:54
    • Merchant Account - 4:40
    • To be or not to be a Bookkeeper - 9:06
    • Associations - 6:58
    • Insurance - 9:34
    • Office - 6:21
    • Contract - 19:50
  • Wedding Photography - Pricing for Profit
    • Pricing Strategies - 6:37
    • Pricing for Profit Formula - 16:59
    • Pricing Model - 9:42
  • Marketing
    • Domain + Website - 12:48
    • 3 Main Pages for your Website - 7:47
    • SEO - 12:10
    • Build Your Portfolio - 6:42
    • Social Media - 8:12
    • Networking - 10:00
    • Word of Mouth - 12:31
    • MARKETING via associations - 5:10
    • Online Advertising - 12:22
  • Wedding Photography - the Booking Consultation
    • Sales Consult - 11:32
    • Follow Up - 4:03
    • Contract + Deposit - 2:43
  • Wedding Photography - the 1-4 Week Before the Wedding
    • Final Payment - 3:27
    • Final Consultation - 22:42
    • Prep Before The Shoot - 3:33
    • Final Prep - 2:21
  • Wedding Photography - the Day Of
    • Bride Part 1 - 6:50
    • Bride Part 2 - 15:10
    • Bride Part 3 - 16:36
    • Bride Part 4 - 18:40
    • Bride Part 5 - 26:47
    • Groom Part 1 - 17:50
    • Groom Part 2 - 15:12
    • Pre Ceremony Part 1 - 14:09
    • Pre Ceremony Part 2 - 15:23
    • Pre Ceremony Culture Events - 5:25
    • Processional Part 1 - 13:46
    • Processional Part 2 - 14:17
    • Ceremony Part 1 - 14:19
    • Ceremony Part 2 - 8:58
    • Recessional - 5:28
    • Family Part 1 - 15:04
    • Family Part 2 - 10:43
    • Wedding Party - 10:04
    • the Couple Part 1 - 16:03
    • the Couple Part 2 - 17:01
    • the Couple Part 3 - 17:37
    • the Couple Part 4 - 22:09
    • the Couple Part 5 - 16:09
    • Reception Part 1 - 10:54
    • Reception Part 2 - 4:56
    • Reception Part 3 - 14:19
    • Reception Part 4 - 18:37

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After Effects for Photography

Create Unique, Stunning Effects for Your Photographs That Make Your Work Stand Out

By Chris Converse | in Online Courses

A lot can happen to your photographs after you hit the shutter. While color and exposure corrections are something photographers do every day, creating new and special effects offers a whole new world of possibilities for your photos. You might not know it, but After Effects works hand in hand with Photoshop—and it can help you achieve effects that could not be created with Photoshop alone. In this course, join Chris Converse as he demonstrates how to work with this versatile application to add interest to your photos.

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  • Access 20 lectures & 1 hour of content 24/7
  • Enhance your photographs with Adobe After Effects
  • Add a sunset to a photo
  • Create a double exposure effect
  • Make dramatic color changes
  • Create repeating patterns & more
Note: Adobe software NOT included.
Chris Converse | Designer and Developer at Codify Design Studio
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Chris Converse has over 22 years experience in graphic design and interactive media, with a unique focus on both design and development. He possesses development skills across such languages as HTML, CSS, JavaScript (including jQuery and AngulatJS), and PHP, making his design execution optimal across various media. In addition to designing and teaching online, Chris speaks at a number of industry-related conferences, including HOW Design, Adobe MAX, Adobe ADIM, AIGA, and the Creative Publishing Network.

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  • Experience level required: intermediate

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  • Adobe CS4, CS5, CS6, or Photoshop CC


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