Easy Photo Enhancement HDR Looks
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Easy Photo Enhancement HDR Looks

Learn what are the optimum settings and easy photoshop techniques to make high quality HDR photo using any Camera.
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  • 38 mins on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Learn about how to use Photoshop and PhotoMatix Pro to convert a dull photo into stunning high dynamic image.
  • Students will learn about most powerful and commonly used tools of Photoshop.
  • Students will learn about Vector masking and selective adjustments along with Balancing of colors
  • Students will be able to significantly enhance their existing photos into stunning looking HDR looks.
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  • Adobe Photoshop CS3 or higher
  • Photomatix Pro
  • Optionally Nik Color Efx Pro 4 Plugin for Photoshop

This course is about making a simple Photo enhanced to looking better and becomes attractive than others.

This tutorial is mainly focused on people who have less Photoshop experience and does not actually understand its complexities. I used easy techniques that can easy to learn and try.

In this course you will learn by watch my Laptop screen along with the audio explanation how each process is done.

This course includes very interactive Videos defining each part in detail with logics.

After finishing this course you will find significant improvement in your Photoshop photo editing skills significantly

The course is structured in Episodes starting for adjusting RAW photo in Camera RAW, Advance usage of selection tool, Adding cloudy sky, and Sunlight effect to balance the overall color tone of the image.And in last my exclusive techniques which I usually use before publishing Photo.

BONUS : I will also provide the RAW image used in the video so You can learn and apply that techniques that in my opinion will give you a assurance of proper understanding of the concepts.


Who is the target audience?
  • People looking for easy steps to enhance there photos on Photoshop
  • New Learners and wants to know the usage of Photoshop commonly used tools for any photo editing.
  • For those also who want to manipulate the photos to make them look better.
  • People don't required prior experience. End of this course will provide RAW photo that is used in this tutorial. So students can practice it and ensure learning
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Curriculum For This Course
E1: Start Here meeting with Tools to be used.
1 Lecture 08:35

Using selection tool to selecet anything easily 
- Adjusting Selective area of photo without affecting whole photo
- Use of spot healing brush
- Usage of History Brush
- Using of Dodge and Burn Tool & Sponge Tools

Preview 08:35
E2 : Adjusting Photo in Camera RAW
1 Lecture 07:45

- Adjusting White Balance, Exposure and Highlights.

- Recovery of details from Shadows and Noise Reduction in RAW.

- Vibrance and Adding Clarity.

- Adjusting Color specific Luminance, Saturation and Hue.

- Straightening,Rotation and Lens Distortion correction. 

Preview 07:45
E3 Adding Cloudy Sky
1 Lecture 08:38

- Using advance selection techniques for e.g to selection trees or hairs in complex photos 

- Cutting and using Layers to manipulate photo 

- Matching the Exposure of two different photos using Levels. 

E3 Adding Cloudy Sky
E4 Adding Sun or Light Source
1 Lecture 03:16

- Merging and flattering of different layers into one. 

- New layers and blending mode. 

- Adding a light source or sun to make a balance between 2 images. 

- Adjusting colors of light source to match photos using Color balance 

E4 : Adding Sun or Light Source
E5 Extraction of Details in the photo
1 Lecture 04:07

- Adding more details using Nik Plugins for Photoshop.

- Usage of Nik Color EFX Pro 4 advance detail extraction filter. 

- Softening of hard edges after high effect. 

- Creation and Use of vector masking using Brush tool. 

Adding and Extraction of Details
E6 Extraction of Details in the photo
1 Lecture 05:33

- Saving the image and export to Photomatix Pro 5 

- Brief demonstration of each tools and its effect on photo. 

- Finilising the image in Photomatix using optimum settings 

- Adding surreal and soft dreamly looks in the photo using Photomatix. 

- Mixing two photos to make ONE final best looking photo.

Finalisation of Photo
About the Instructor
Mr. Muhammad Hassan
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188 Students
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Detail Oriented Trainer

My name is Muhammad Hassan and based in United Arab Emirates since my childhood. I am Professionally a Chartered Accountant and Online CFD Forex Trader and later became trainer after gaining a deeper experience of the market.

However,living in a city of skyscrapers develops a strong passion of Photography for many years made me a part-time professional photographer and trainer.