Is Photoshop really necessary to get the best quality from our photos with the power of today’s RAW Converters such as Adobe Lightroom? Do you really have to learn this more advanced software? Yes.
There are more than 65 critical things that photographers are not able to do in RAW Converters. In fact, it’s been documented that learning Photoshop will result in a 30-50% improvement in your images, regardless if your a ‘purist’ or ‘creative’ in post-processing.
Still, more and more people avoid Photoshop because of its complexity.
With this Photoshop Basics for Nature Photographers series, professional photographer Mark Metternich takes you through the must-knows in Photoshop in a non-intimidating and easy to understand way. You’ll also be introduced to a few intermediate and advanced techniques along the way, that Mark considers essential to be aware of.
What You’ll Learn
In this 3 hour + video course, Mark will introduce you to the very basics that nature photographers need to know in Adobe Photoshop. You’ll also be introduced to a few advanced techniques that Mark considers essential.
In addition to learning the basic tools and panels, Mark shows you what performance settings and color spaces to use in order to get the most out of your photography.
These are some of the subjects covered in Photoshop Basics for Nature Photographers:
- Setting up Critical Photoshop Preferences
- Color Space Options
- Using and Activating Windows
- Background & Foreground Colors
- Using Layers & Masks
- Blend Modes
- Local Adjustments
- Camera RAW Filter
- Using the Essential Tools
- Essential Keyboard Shortcuts
- … and much more
Instructor: Mark Metternich
Software: Adobe Photoshop
Format: .mp4 Movie Files (downloaded as .zip)
Duration: 3 Hours (divided into 3 movies)