Learn the basic principles of photography digital editing
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.
What's included in this course?
You will start by knowing Alain's work, his professional career as a photographer from the beginning, his main influences and other forms of inspiration to feed his style of retouching and creation.
You will know the basic interface, workflow and essential tools of Camera Raw. Then you will open Adobe Photoshop, you will see its interface and you will perform the perfect configuration to get the most out of this software, in addition to seeing the different ways to import an image.
Alain will explain one by one the essential tools for photo retouching. Thus, you will see what layers and layer masks work, the adjustment layers, the basic selection tools and their differences, the clone buffer, and the default and custom brushes.
Once you have learned how to handle the basic tools, you will get to work in the photo retouching. You will put into practice everything learned and together with Alain, you will start retouching a photo with Camera Raw. Then, you will learn to retouch a photo from beginning to end in Adobe Photoshop with professional techniques.
Finally, you will learn to export the final photograph in different formats depending on the medium or channel in which you will live.
After the course, you will have learned the basis for retouching a photo in Photoshop and get started in the world of photographic postproduction correctly.
What is this course project?
You will retouch a photograph from beginning to end using the most important basics of retouching.
Who is it aimed at?
To anyone interested in getting started in digital retouching.
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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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.