How to take a photo - my full workflow from shoot to retouch

Easy way to learn the basics of taking a photography and retouching it.
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  • Lectures 24
  • Length 3.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 10/2014 English

Course Description

In this training course I will take you to Paris and to Israel to show you my full workflow with the settings that I use, how I find my compositions etc. You will be able to see how I take a photo and the preparations, settings and the results. We will use Lightroom and Photoshop for post processing. I regularly have people ask me how I shoot my photos so decided to do a course on it with live examples so that you can do it directly yourself afterwards. In this course there is more than 3 hours of videos and over 30 raw files to train with !

What are the requirements?

  • Photoshop
  • Lightroom

What am I going to get from this course?

  • You will be able to take nice pictures
  • You will understand the basics of photography

Who is the target audience?

  • People interested in learning about photography
  • People interested in Photoshop and Lightroom

What you get with this course?

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In this training course I will take you to Paris and Israel to show you my full workflow with the settings that I use and how I find my compositions.

Section 1: Paris Sunset

Shooting straight into the sun


A classic one raw file retouch


Making an HDR with the same photos


Shooting and retouching a long exposure


Let's see the different results

Section 2: Bridge in Paris

A shooting at night of the pont La tournelle


Retouch from A to Z

Section 3: Waterfall

How to make "long exposure" by hand !


Making the long exposure in Photoshop


Shooting with an ND 1000 filter


Retouching the ND filter photos


Let's review what we have done so far

Section 4: Beach

Shooting a long and short exposure of a beach


Retouch from A to Z of long exposure


Retouch from A to Z of short exposure

Section 5: Panoramas

Shooting a panorama from a tall building


Retouching the photo before sunset panorama


Retouching the photo at sunset panorama


Making a panorama of the roofs of Paris, photo taken from one of the tallest buildings

Section 6: Long Exposure

Shooting long exposures by Notre Dame


Retouching the long exposure


Making an HDR of Notre Dame


Making a one exposure photo Notre Dame

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Instructor Biography

Serge Ramelli, Photographer

Serge Ramelli is one of the most popular on line teachers on Lightroom and Photoshop. He is the second best author on Tuto (the biggest e-learning platform in France) and hosts one of the most popular podcast on Lightroom with over 150 000 subscribers all over the world.

Serge is known for teaching in a very easy way with lot's of beautiful photos. He has been a professional landscape and interior design photographer for over 9 years and has worked for big brands including Samsung, Nike and National Geographics.

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