Introduction to Photography Retouching with Photoshop

A course by Alain Perdomo , Digital artist, photographer and retoucher

Digital artist, photographer and retoucher. Alicante, Spain.
Joined July 2017

Learn the basic principles of photography digital editing

  • 96% positive reviews (48)
  • 1469 students
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

Learn the basic principles of photography digital editing

A course by Alain Perdomo

Taking your first steps in photo retouching by a professional is essential to get started correctly and efficiently in this art. Alain Perdomo - digital artist, photographer and retoucher - has more than 12 years of experience working on advertising, fashion and fantasy projects, making him an expert in photographic postproduction and the ideal teacher to enter the world of digital photo retouching .

In this course you will learn, step by step, all the basic concepts of photo retouching and the most important tools of Adobe Photoshop to retouch your first photographs like a professional.

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What will you learn in this online course?

16 lessons & 9 downloads

Basic Camera Raw interface
18 minutes, 18 seconds
Adobe Photoshop basic interface
9 minutes, 27 seconds
Import images
2 minutes, 41 seconds
Layers and layer masks
12 minutes, 25 seconds
Adjustment layers
6 minutes, 10 seconds
  • 96% positive reviews (48)
  • 1469 students
  • 16 lessons (2h 30m)
  • 9 additional resources (3 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

You will retouch a photograph from beginning to end using the most important basics of retouching.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

To anyone interested in getting started in digital retouching.

Requirements and materials

No previous knowledge is needed because Alain will explain everything from scratch. On the materials, it is necessary to have a computer with Adobe Photoshop installed.


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1469 Students
48 Reviews
96% Positive ratings

Alain Perdomo

A course by Alain Perdomo

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Digital artist, photographer and retoucher

Alain Perdomo's work as a photographer and retoucher is mainly focused on cinema and advertising photography of fashion and beauty. Mystery, fantasy and terror are themes that often slip into their editorials, taking realism through photomontage.

He trained at the National School of Fine Arts in Havana (Cuba) and during his professional career he has seen his work on numerous occasions. His photographs have been awarded in different international competitions and he has collaborated with publications such as Digital Photo, Fashion & Look, Mac & PC, Eden or FHM, among others.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • Presentation
    • Influences
    • What will we do during the course?
  • U2

    Workflow and interface Camera Raw and Adobe Photoshop

    • Basic Camera Raw interface
    • Adobe Photoshop basic interface
    • Import images
  • U3

    Essential tools for photo retouching

    • Layers and layer masks
    • Adjustment layers
    • Selection tools
    • Cloner buffer
    • Default and custom brushes
  • U4

    Photo retouching

    • Initiation to photo retouching
    • Retouching a photograph from start to finish in Photoshop
    • Retouching a photograph from beginning to end in Photoshop II
    • Retouching a photograph from start to finish in Photoshop III
    • Exporting the photo in various formats
  • FP

    Final project

    • Introduction to photo retouching with Photoshop

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Introduction to Photography Retouching with Photoshop. Photography, and Video course by Alain Perdomo

Introduction to Photography Retouching with Photoshop

A course by Alain Perdomo
Digital artist, photographer and retoucher. Alicante, Spain.
Joined July 2017
  • 96% positive reviews (48)
  • 1469 students