Photo Editing in Photoshop - Beginner to Advanced in 1 Hour

Learn photo editing and retouching for photographs in Photoshop CC from a beginner to advanced level.
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  • Lectures 21
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 5/2016 English

Course Description

*Updated 2016

>> Photo Editing in Photoshop without any Experience Required.

About this course

This course teaches you how to edit and retouch images in Photoshop using quick and effective methods to make your work stand out.

You will be learning skills top digital artists, retoucher's and photographers use to make their photos pop, look sharp and get attention to stand out from the crowd.

Example Skills include:

  • Cropping and resizing an image non-destructively
  • Color Correcting
  • Adjusting Black and White Levels
  • Sharpening and adding Noise
  • Using Adobe Camera RAW (built-in to Photoshop)
  • + Lots more

Beginner friendly + Project files included.

This course is easy to follow along. You will receive access to the same photos I edit in the lectures. You will also be able to practically learn by following along in each lesson, helping you hone your skills and learn quicker whilst getting comfortable with Photoshop and its tools.

About the Instructor Aaron

My name is Aaron and I will be your personal instructor. I have over 5 years experience in Photoshop retouching images and also have a Graphic Design Diploma. I will be teaching you from experience working for clients such as Red Bull, Carlsberg and Spotify. 

Finally, you get my full attention on feedback. You are welcomed and encouraged to post your final result in the student discussion section where I will provide feedback to you.

What makes this course different?

You will be learning from the experience of a Digital Artist who has worked on major projects for big brands. Therefore, the skills taught are from a professional background and will ensure you get the best learning available. In addition, I also take pride ensuring my courses don't cover free material and truly give you the best information available: I love helping you learn and want to make the experience memorable. 

Take this course today and learn to Edit Photos in Photoshop like a professional.

What are the requirements?

  • Photoshop CS5+ (Course uses Photoshop CC)

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Edit Photos in Photoshop Using Various Tools
  • Efficiently use Adobe Camera RAW
  • Retouch Skin and Hair
  • Remove Spots and Blemishes
  • Color Correct Images
  • Add Adjustments Professional Digital Artists Use
  • Have a Foundation Routine For Editing Images

Who is the target audience?

  • Photographers
  • Design Students
  • Digital Artists
  • Graphic Designers

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction

Welcome to this online course. My name is Aaron and i'll be teaching you how to edit and retouch photos in Adobe Photoshop.


Download the resources used for this online course.

Section 2: Photoshop Camera Raw: The Basics

Hint: It opens Adobe Camera Raw!


In this lesson, if you're new to the Adobe Camera suite, you will learn what Adobe Camera Raw is and how to navigate the interface.


Learn how to easily crop and image in Adobe Camera Raw and the popular crop.


Learn how to easily change the temperature of your image to alter the mood.


Learn how to easily change the contrast of your image to make your focal subject pop.

3 questions

Quick questions to reinforce your learning.

Section 3: Adobe Camera Raw: Advanced

Learn how to easily remove that nasty ISO noise.


Sharpen your image easily to make everything crisp and clear.

*As a note I go over the top to show what the sharpening is doing, you may want to use lower settings.


Add lens correcting to stop your image looking distorted.


Optional: Add grain in Camera Raw to make your image look more authentic.  

*We will be covering another method within Photoshop later.

Section 4: Photoshop Retouching: The Basics

Learn how to crop your images in Photoshop.


Using Photoshop's tools you can easily remove blemishes and hair covering eyes.

Remember: Don't make your model feel uncomfortable about how much you've changed them. Think about how you would feel if someone removed your physical features.

Section 5: Photoshop Retouching: Advanced

Optional. Learn how to change the color of the subjects eyes to make them pop more. 

ps - you can do this for lips too!


Optional. Learn how to smooth the skin of your subject using masks and filters.


Color correct the image to make the colors, highlights, shadows and mid tones come to life and make your image worth staring at.

2 questions

Test the power of your knowledge with this quick quiz.


Using an awesome technique learn how professional Photoshop artists make their work pop that extra mile.


Add grain to your image making all the retouching and editing filters blend together: making your image look original.


Learn the correct way of saving your final image in different formats without losing the original edited file.

Section 6: Congratulations!

Thank You for learning online with me.


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Instructor Biography

Aaron Ward, Instagram Marketing Specialist | Top Rated Udemy Instructor

Hey I'm Aaron, a popular social media instructor on Udemy teaching over 12,707+ students.

I have years of experience with social media marketing and brand development along with a qualified background in advertising. 

I've had the pleasure to work with big name clients such as Red Bull, Carlsberg, Spotify and many more.

To make your learning experience the best, I take a new and youthful approach to my courses: I avoid having the same content as other instructors or what is already available on the web, so that you get new ideas and innovative thinking: making you the best of the best.

If you want to learn more, have a look at my courses and then click take this course to get started.

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