Lightroom CC: Professional Portrait Retouching
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Lightroom CC: Professional Portrait Retouching

Edit Like a Pro: Best Lightroom Education for Professional Photographers
3.5 (17 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
1,567 students enrolled
Last updated 2/2016
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What Will I Learn?
Use Lightroom CC
Color Correct Portraits Using Lightroom CC
Adjust Color Temperature Using Lightroom CC
Add Sharpening to Portraits Using Lightroom CC
Retouch Portraits for different purposes Using Lightroom CC
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  • You Would Need to have Lightroom CC Already Installed in your PC or MAC

Get an education that will empower you to transform your skills and create a fulfilling career just like my current 1502+ students!


Course Updated: February 2016


Access the wide variety of video lectures from your computer, smartphone, or tablet and study online when it’s convenient for you.

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Excellent Course

This is a fantastic course. The instructor is very knowledgeable and explains everything in a way anyone can understand. The videos all look amazing and are a pleasure to watch. This course is definitely worth the money.

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Great course, Ustin!

Thanks for a great course and the actions rock! While the course is very helpful for learning your actions properly, it also teaches how actions work so we can do our own. Fantastic job.

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Get Real Lightroom CC Training!

This course teaches you how to boost your own photography business. Receive all the materials you need to satisfy clients and maximize your income.

In this Short Course, with the simple step-by-step video lectures, I will reveal all the inside secrets to portrait retouching in Lightroom CC from

  • improving skin and reducing wrinkles
  • enhancing eyes and fixing hair
  • organizing your photos
  • color correction techniques
  • lens correction
  • softening and reshaping and much more.

You will learn how to:

  • easily and quickly retouch skin and remove blemishes
  • work with color and convert your images to black and white
  • use instantly different lightroom tools like local brush, gradient, and radial filter
  • substantially speed up your retouching process

Topics include:

  • why create presets
  • instant snapshots
  • Immediate viewing collections & history
  • make it simple: before & after, clipping & histogram reading
  • super important graduated filter
  • secrets of the enhancing photos with radial filter
  • crucial step: adjustment brush
  • how you must expand a dynamic range
  • top secret: basic color
  • simple tips for tone curve & RGB channels
  • an excellent way to do hue, saturation, luminance
  • instant converting to black & white
  • careful, please! split toning
  • secrets of the chromatic aberrations
  • important: grain & effects
  • camera calibration
  • editing series of images
  • brilliant examples of how to edit
  • the core secret of exporting your images


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Who is the target audience?
  • It's great course for beginner photographers if you don't want to waste a lot of time on retouching photos
  • For skilled photographers to get more useful tools to speed up post-processing process.
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 27 Lectures Collapse All 27 Lectures 01:39:46
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An Introduction
3 Lectures 03:58

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Preview 01:53

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Preview 00:46
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How To Succeed: Secrets Of Professional Portrait Retouching
9 Lectures 37:55

Advanced Creating and Using Presets for faster work

Preview 04:17

The first thing you must learn is how to your Lightroom Snapshots for smooth color correction

Preview 01:58

Here, I explain the secrets behind Collections and History. Check out my handy tricks!

Secrets Of Using Collections & History

Ultra Important: why you should definitely use Before & After options

Careful, Please! Showing the difference between Before & After

What are the secrets for using the graduated filter? I show you!

Simple Tips For Using The Graduated Filter

How to instantly edit your photos in a smart way.

Important: How To Use Your Radial Filter

Using adjustment brush properly in Lightroom CC - save hours of time!

Secret Insights On The Most Powerfull Tool - Adjustment Brush

Sharing my strategy for expanding dynamic range.

Smart Expanding Dynamic Range in Lightroom CC For Your Success

Using Basic Color to save enormous amount of time.

Basic Color - All Secrets Revealed
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Advanced Portrait Retouching in Lightroom CC
15 Lectures 57:53

See my advanced tools - you too can be doing all of this - and more!

A Tour Of The Advanced Retouching: Do It The Right Way For Long Term Success!

Here Is The Magic That You Will Get!

Brilliant Example Of How To Use Tone Curve & RGB Channels

Applying Hue, Saturation, Luminance - Super Effective Way!

The Really Easy Way To Use Hue, Saturation, Luminance

Black & White Is Wonderful - See Why!

Use This Trick Now! How To Convert to Black & White

Here's top-secret updates!

See Exactly How To Use THe Split Toning Effect

Here, I show you the secrets of dealing with chromatic aberrations.

Important: How To Reduce The Chromatic Aberrations

Here's how to use these tools effectively.

What To Do With Grain & Effects For Great Success

You can greatly change your images, using camera calibration. Here's how!

How To Use The Camera Calibration Effectively And Quickly

This is your secret weapon - let's get straight in!

Instant Editing Series Of Images

Here Is The Magic That You Will Get!

Brilliant Example Of How To Retouch - Start To Finish

Getting Quality Photographs!

The Really Easy Way To Retouch The Portrait

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Learn how to speed up your retouching process.

Fantastic Example Of Photo Retouching - Start To Finish

The Core Secret Of Exporting Your Images

Exporting Your Images - The Easy Way!

Before And After With My Favourite Lightroom CC.

Thanks! This is the final lesson - Yippee! What's Next?
About the Instructor
Ustin Kompaniets
4.4 Average rating
75 Reviews
4,421 Students
5 Courses
Photographer, traveller, youtuber, teacher & positive person

Hi! My name Ustin Kompaniets.

I am a photographer and traveler.

I love photographing people, as well as teaching other photographers create great shots bring their ideas to life, to be able to not only handle your photos, but also to earn money with it. The last few years I have been traveling the world implementing various projects for photos and videos.

My story began back in 2004. At that time I first noticed a desire for beauty, interest in film and photography. And in the same year, after different part-time jobs I bought a simple video camera and began learning how to shoot. But after 2 years passed, this hobby has turned into something more.

I was studying at university, and almost every day after the lessons I sat for hours reading books on composition, lighting and shooting techniques. In 2008 I bought my first camera Canon 30D. In just a few months, I figured out all of the settings of the camera, and learned how to get the picture I imagine. But that was only the first steps in photography, and I realized that I wanted to create beautiful portraits, convey emotions and feelings. I began to attend master classes, and it helped me to achieve some success in the photos, my work became better. Starting in 2011, novice photographers started to ask me to help them master the art of photography. At first it was personal education, and then, by coincidence, I was invited to work as a teacher in photography school. There I began to teach groups of people and share my knowledge with them. Just a year later, in late 2012 we created a Foto-Guru project. My partner Igor and I began to hold general workshops in Russia and Ukraine, as well as educate students online. Until today, we have accumulated a lot of interesting observations, ideas, chips and other knowledge which we are happy to share with you in my courses.