Enhancing Photos with Photoshop

Use Photoshop to fix colors, straighten horizons, combine multiple exposures, contrast and brightness.
Rating: 4.3 out of 5 (169 ratings)
11,670 students
Enhancing Photos with Photoshop
Rating: 4.3 out of 5 (169 ratings)
11,678 students
Enhance images in Photoshop with filters and correction tools.

Requirements

  • You should be able to manage files and folders with cut, copy and paste operations.
Description

Do you know what makes a compelling photograph? At the end of this course you will be able to use Photoshop to correct color cast problems, improve composition, straighten the horizon on crooked images, combine multiple images into one correct exposure, use multiple layers in an image and sharpen fuzzy pictures.

This class is designed for the first-time user of Photoshop.  I'll show you the important menus and options without skipping important steps.

Each lesson resource includes the photos used in the videos plus several more similar images that need corrections which you can use to reinforce what you have just learned.



Who this course is for:
  • Anyone who likes to enhance their photography with Photoshop
Curriculum
4 sections • 15 lectures • 1h 4m total length
  • Introduction
  • Fix Brightness and Contrast Levels
  • Use Double Layers and Multiply
  • Use Dodge and Burn Tools
  • Combine Exposures
  • Color Balance
  • Fix Colors using Curves
  • Fix Colors with Filters
  • Black and White and Sepia Filter Effects
  • Improving Sky Exposure
  • Straighten a crooked photo
  • Sharpen an image
  • Clone over blemishes or unwanted people
  • Crop an image to artistic proportions
  • On your own

Instructor
Professor of Computer Science at Grand Canyon University
SHAD SLUITER
  • 4.3 Instructor Rating
  • 169 Reviews
  • 11,670 Students
  • 1 Course

Shad Sluiter teaches computer science and programming classes at Grand Canyon University.  Over the past 20 years he has taught students from grade 6 to senior citizens in many aspects of technology. 

He has multiple degrees in Computer Science, Mathematics and Education as well as a Masters degree in Computer Information Systems.

His technology experience covers a wide spectrum from graphic design with Adobe tools, coding in several popular programming languages (Java, C#, PHP, HTML/CSS, JavaScript, jQuery) and I.T. administration with networks, Microsoft and Linux servers and PC management.

Personally, Shad enjoys photography and outdoor activities.  He is bilingual in English and Spanish.