PRO Compositing Tutorials


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Learn to realistically cut out and paint hair in Photoshop. Make quick selections using Select Color Range, make advanced selections with Channels, and paint in new, ultra-realistic hair with the Brush Tool.

Medium   |   4.75 Hours   |   18 Video Tutorials   |   10 Photoshop Brushes

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In this tutorial, we break down the compositing process with techniques for choosing images, making selections, and enhancing light and color. Learn to analyze light, perspective, and camera settings to predict how well photos will blend together.

Easy   |   5.5 Hours   |   22 Video Tutorials

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Learn how to use Blending Modes, Smart Objects, Layer Masks, and Adjustment Layers to seamlessly blend multiple exposures. Work through six different examples, combining two, three, and four exposures together.

Medium   |   1.5 Hours   |   9 Video Tutorials

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Removing a background can be one of the most challenging problems in Photoshop. In this tutorial, we show you how to remove a background, change background colors, remove unwanted objects, and make perfect selections of people and hair!

Medium   |   4.75 Hours   |   14 Video Tutorials

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From people and cars to buildings and reflections, if there’s a distraction in an image, we have a method to seamlessly remove it. Follow along was we show you how to create accurate selections, retouch environments, and simplify images.

Medium   |   6.5 Hours   |   20 Video Tutorials

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One of the keys to great compositing is making clean, accurate selections and masks. Learn to cut out a variety of objects, from people and pets to products and logos. Master the Pen Tool, Lasso Tool, Channels, and more.

Medium   |   6.25 Hours   |   24 Video Tutorials

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Master the fundamentals needed to create beautiful composite images in Photoshop while we provide tips for both the photoshoot and for post-processing. Learn to match perspective, lighting, luminosity, and work with frame and element composites.

Medium   |   7.25 Hours   |   22 Video Tutorials

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Watch a high-end studio photoshoot featuring full wardrobe, makeup, and pro lighting. Then see the images come together in Lightroom and Photoshop as we prepare the photos for client delivery. Special thanks to NVRLND, Shea Coulee, and Naomi Smalls.

Advanced   |   14 Hours   |   31 Video Tutorials

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What makes a great photo? In this comprehensive series, we take you from beginner to post-processing professional. Learn to make quick, subtle, and basic edits then level-up to making an all-out fully retouched composite.

Medium   |   20.75 Hours   |   62 Video Tutorials

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A masterclass in high-end photo editing. See how the pros remove blemishes, clean up wardrobe and environments, dodge and burn, and then combine it all while completing a detailed composite image.

Advanced   |   7.5 Hours   |   15 Video Tutorials

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Combine the power of Photoshop compositing and retouching! In this tutorial, we show you how to remove a subject from a background, composite multiple images together, and perform high-end retouching on skin and wardrobe for athletes.

Easy   |   2.25 Hours   |   6 Video Tutorials

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Create a sci-fi themed composite from start to finish. Learn how to photograph with a composite in mind. Then jump into Photoshop to build a background, create elements from scratch, and integrate subjects into the environment.

Advanced   |   4.5 Hours   |   5 Video Tutorials

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Follow along as we demonstrate how to pull off a levitation effect in stunning fashion. Learn pre-production best practices, compositing, environmental retouching, adding atmosphere, and amazing effects with light.

Easy   |   5.5 Hours   |   11 Video Tutorials

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Compositing in Photoshop allows you to create impossible scenes. In this tutorial, we blend reality with fantasy as we teach you how to combine multiple exposures, composite a background, create light sources, and focus your viewer’s attention.

Advanced   |   3 Hours   |   2 Video Tutorials

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A great place for start for the beginner composite artist. Learn to plan your vision, properly align layers, blend and color multiple images, replace any sky, and advanced Layer Mask techniques.

Easy   |   4.75 Hours   |   10 Video Tutorials

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Create two amazing images using some of the most fun and powerful tools and techniques in Photoshop. Make perfect cutouts with the Pen Tool, match colors, dodge and burn, and learn advanced sharpening.

Easy   |   4 Hours   |   9 Video Tutorials

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Studio compositing is a balance between lighting, camera angles, and Photoshop. This tutorial teaches all three, explaining and simplifying the entire process, end to end.

Medium   |   4.25 Hours   |   10 Video Tutorials

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In this tutorial, we show you how to add and balance lighting in any situation to capture all of the images needed to make a perfect composite. Then we put it all together in Photoshop.

Easy   |   1.75 Hours   |   3 Video Tutorials

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This intermediate Photoshop tutorial covers everything you need to know about coloring and stylizing your images. Learn how to add clouds and dramatically alter the sky of your images to increase depth and mood, even if there are objects in the way!

Medium   |   1.5 Hours   |   2 Video Tutorials

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Follow along and create a beautiful fantasy scene in Photoshop! Learn to combine images, build depth, add atmosphere, create reflections, and create effects with light and color.

Advanced   |   3.5 Hours   |   1 Video Tutorials

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In this tutorial, we’ll show you techniques for creating a space-age composite and then we’ll apply a dynamic parallax effect to create depth and space. Custom brushes and custom Heads-Up-Display graphics are included!

Advanced   |   4.75 Hours   |   13 Video Tutorials

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Explore the principles of compositing in this in-depth Photoshop tutorial. Learn how to match perspective, color, light, and shadow to create a seamless image.

Medium   |   2.75 Hours   |   3 Video Tutorials

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Master the Liquify Tool, matching color, matching light, and learn to completely recreate areas of an image with the Brush Tool. This tutorial is a great exercise for advanced Photopshop users.

Advanced   |   4 Hours   |   9 Video Tutorials

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Watch as we show you how to make your subject appear larger than life! Go from photoshoot to Photoshop where we’ll practice the principles of compositing like color and light matching and placing your subject in a new background.

Advanced   |   2.75 Hours   |   3 Video Tutorials

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Learn how to calculate advanced perspectives, create shadows, cut out subjects, and add light sources to an image. We also cover how to photograph and composite your subjects into a new background so they really stand out.

Advanced   |   3.25 Hours   |   7 Video Tutorials

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