About This Course

This course will guide you step-by-step through the process of optimizing a photo in Photoshop. The focus will be an image of yellow lines being painted on the street in a city in southern Portugal, with the aim being to create an image where only a portion of the original color remains. Along the way you'll learn about workflow for optimizing photos, making decisions about adjustments, applying targeted adjustments, and more.

Total Duration: 1 Hour 17 Minutes

Course Curriculum

  • 1

    Chapter 1

    • Lesson 1: Reviewing the Captures (9:06)

    • Lesson 2: Why Photoshop Instead of Lightroom (4:03)

    • Lesson 3: Basic Conversion in Adobe Camera Raw (12:10)

    • Lesson 4: Creating a Black and White Interpretation (4:10)

    • Lesson 5: Revealing Some Original Color (11:16)

    • Lesson 6: A Selective Adjustment (6:10)

    • Lesson 7: Feathering the Layer Mask (3:30)

    • Lesson 8: Fine-Tuning Overall Tonality (3:53)

    • Lesson 9: Straightening the Scene (4:44)

    • Lesson 10: Adding a Vignette (5:21)

    • Lesson 11: Dodging and Burning (8:44)

    • Lesson 12: Final Review and Refinement (4:10)

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    Downloads

    • Video Download (710 MB ZIP File)

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