Master Lightroom and Photoshop in one week.

Start creating mind blowing images from Lightroom and Photoshop, Learn how to find your images with a single click.
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  • Lectures 36
  • Length 5.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 10/2014 English

Course Description

This is an intensive course that combines several courses in one, Lightroom, Photoshop and Digital Blending, this course will take you from being a beginner to an advanced user in Lightroom and the Digital Blending. You will learn the basics of Photoshop and all the information required to understand Digital Blending.

  • This course is meant for beginners who wants to start editing their photos and have them look like professional images.
  • You will master Lightroom after this course and learn the best work flow to organize all your images.
  • You will be able to do post processing of your images in a very short time after knowing how to use the Lightroom efficiently.
  • Get an idea on the most useful tools in Photoshop and all whats needed as a photographer.
  • Have an idea about HDR but you will learn the professional way called Digital Blending.
  • Start creating images using the digital blending technique and have your images looks like posters in the magazines.
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What are the requirements?

  • Install Lightroom 5 and Photoshop CS6 or CC
  • Mac or PC
  • Basic knowledge in photography.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Create stunning images after learning the Digital Blending technique.
  • Understand the importance of Lightroom in our Photography.
  • Learn the basics of Photoshop and start using it confidently.
  • Learn how to be organized and find any image in your collection.
  • Learn the basics of editing your images.
  • Learn the effective way to edit your images using a certain work flow.
  • Learn the difference between HDR and Digital Blending.

What is the target audience?

  • This course is designed for beginners, since it will build them from the basics of post processing and gradually improve it to reach to an intermediate stage.
  • People who needs to improve their Photography skills
  • This course can also help advanced photographers because it teaches them things they may not know about Lightroom.
  • Who wants to learn the Digital Blending.
  • Who ever wants to understand Masks and layers in Photoshop
  • People who wants to create stunning images.

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Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
03:06

Why do we need Lightroom? Lightroom is not only an editing software it is also a very effective tool to organize your images and archive them in a way to be able to recall any image you want with a blink of an eye.

02:37

This is a quick view on what is the difference between the Catalogs and Collection.

WorkFlow
Preview
05:35
1 question

A quiz to make sure of your understanding of collections and catalogues.

Section 2: Initial Settings
03:05

Its good to have your identity on Lightroom better than just showing the Lightroom LOGO. I will teach you how to change it.

06:21

The ideal setting for Lightroom to work efficiently. I will show you what setting needs to be changed to make Lightroom work faster and as per our needs.

1 question

Getting the understanding between tiff files and psd files

Section 3: Quick Tour
14:53

Showing you all the different things available in the Library Module.

09:03

Showing you all the different things available in the Develop Module.

1 question

This Quiz will check the understanding of the library module and the develop module.

Section 4: Library Module
09:03

How to import your images inside Lightroom using the easy and efficient method, you will be able to add valuable information to every image you import. Part #1

06:09

How to import your images inside Lightroom using the easy and efficient method, you will be able to add valuable information to every image you import. Part #2

10:06

This is a very important step since it will help you to chose from hundred of images in a very fast way to select your wanted images and select your rejected images as well as your favorite. You will reduce the time that it takes to go through all those images.

10:40

This is why we love Lightroom and why it makes it a special software, I will show you how to find images using different methods you can find them by keywords, which camera been used, which lens you were using even by your camera settings.

Article

Summery of the library module in Lightroom

Section 5: Develop Module
18:32
Develop module is the most used module in Lightroom since it is the place where you will be editing your images.
  • Get to understand the Histogram and start doing the basic edit to your images.
17:05
  • How to use Curves and get more control to edit your image.
  • HSL is Hue Saturation Luminance, you can do changes to a certain color either by changing its color or its saturation or even the brightness.
  • Split toning will give you the ability to add an effect on your image such as sepia tone or an old look.
  • You will learn how to remove noise from your images.
16:04
  • We will continue with the Details and talk about sharpening your images.
  • How to correct any issues in your images created from your lenses, leveling your horizon and dealing with you vertical lines.
  • Add vignette and noise to your images.
  • Calibrating your camera colors if there are any issue with them.
Article

Just an advice on what to do after finishing the post process.

Section 6: How to work fast and efficient.
04:23
This will save your time, you will be able to edit hundreds of images in no time, the work that used to take from you a week, you will finish it in hours.
  • What do we mean by working efficiently?
  • What is the use of the second screen and how will it save my time?
16:42
We will be talking about the auto sync and how to create presets for editing your images.
  • Start editing your image in a very fast way and save huge amount of time.
  • Save your time by creating presets and use them any time on your images.
16:41

One of the powerful tools in Lightroom is the smart collection, I call it Lightroom magic, you can bring any required images into one folder with a blink of an eye.

  • How to create smart collection.
  • How to export your image after you finish your editing to be able to print it or share it to your social media and website.
10:00

You will definitely require to export your images to Photoshop and do some special edit on them.

I will show you how Lightroom can talk to Photoshop very easily, you will be able to export images to photoshop and then save them back to Lightroom.

Section 7: Photoshop
12:06

Get to know what is Photoshop used for and why do we need it a photographers, in this lecture we will also start with the selection tool.

19:30

We will continue with the Selection tools and start with the healing tools one of the most needed tool for the photographers to clean and edit their images.

10:40

The power of the pen tool in selecting objects, so you will be able to remove them from the background or isolate them.

08:06

How to perfect your selection using the refine edge and reaching to very impossible places that could not be selected with any tool.

03:31

It may sound simple object but there are so many unknown things about the brush tool, master the use of this tool.

04:47

Many people does not know what is the difference between the Opacity and the Flow, learn the difference between them and start taking use of that.

Article

Photoshop summery and how to become a pro in it.

Section 8: Advanced Photoshop
15:21

Layers and masks are the most important thing in photoshop, here I will show how to use them and stop being scared once you hear about them.

08:03

Blending modes has many application and can get you really creative, this lecture will give you an understanding about them and how to use them.

04:02

How can you create a mask based on a selection you created using the methods we talk about before.

07:55

How to paint in a mask using the brush tool and the gradient tool.

Section 9: HDR & Digital Blending
09:06

Get the understanding of the bracketing mode in your camera, how to do it manually or automatically. This is the first step in the Digital Blending.

20:38

Lets start with the Digital blending, this will be your first example on how to blend three exposures together.

15:07

In this example I will show you the whole process of the digital blending and various tricks in photoshop to create stunning images.

09:27

What is Nik Collection Plugin?

I will show you my work flow in this amazing plugin, and finally I will end this course.

Luminosity mask
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Instructor Biography

Ashraf Jandali, Photographer and trainer

I am a communication engineer, photography is my hobby and I put a lot of efforts to learn it in the past 3 years.

I always believed in the importance of the post processing after I saw the huge difference between processed and unprocessed images, for that reason I learned every thing about Lightroom and reached a stage to know every setting in it and what does it do.

HDR images are a type of photography that we normally like to try, but soon we will realize how artificial it is, digital blending is the manual way to create HDR images therefore you have all the control on the result you will get, and thats when I have studied all about digital blending and started to create stunning images effect that is close to reality and enough to grab your attention.

I have taken many courses and watch huge amount of youtube videos, finally I have collected all this information and combined it in a material that suites all the beginners to start their journey in the post processing as easy as possible.

Training became my passion and I have conducted many courses to hundreds of students in many countries, I have developed a technique in my training to make it informative, easy to digest and fun to attend.

Finally my advice to every student is " Never Stop Learning"

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