Photo Editing 101 13 Videos (2:04h)
  • 01 - Intro
    PHE_101_CH1_L1
  • 02 - Importing and Organizing Photos
    PHE_101_CH1_L2
  • 03 - Intro to Culling
    PHE_101_CH2_L1
  • 04 - Culling in Lightroom
    PHE_101_CH2_L1
  • 05 - Editing Color in Lightroom
    PHE_101_CH2_L3
  • 06 - Intro to Exposure & Color
    PHE_101_CH3_L1
  • 07 - Exposure, Color & Local Editing in Lightroom
    PHE_101_CH3_L2
  • 08 - Intro to Micki Mirrored Shoot
    PHE_101_CH4_L1
  • 09 - Correcting Lens Distortion, Cropping, and Black & White
    PHE_101_CH4_L2
  • 10 - Continuous Light Vs. Strobe Light
    PHE_101_CH5_L1
  • 11 - Removing Objects in Lightroom
    PHE_101_CH5_L2
  • 12 - Photographing a Subject with Gelled Strobes
    PHE_101_CH6_L1
  • 13 - Creating Color Variations
    PHE_101_CH6_L2
Photo Editing 101 - Part 2 11 Videos (1:43h)
  • 01 - Photographing Outdoors on a Sunny Day
    PHE_101_CH7_L1
  • 02 - Correcting Exposure & Creative Coloring
    PHE_101_CH7_L2
  • 03 - Lighting with Fire
    PHE_101_CH8_L1
  • 04 - Graduated Filters & Lens Correction
    PHE_101_CH8_L2
  • 05 - Photographing a Back-lit Portrait
    PHE_101_CH9_L1
  • 06 - Exposure and Color Correction in Lightroom
    PHE_101_CH9_L2
  • 07 - Retouching and Color Effects in Photoshop
    PHE_101_CH9_L3
  • 08 - Photographing a Moving Subject
    PHE_101_CH10_L1
  • 09 - Removing Large Objects in Photoshop
    PHE_101_CH10_L2
  • 10 - Tutorial Overview
    PHE_101_CH11_L1
  • 11 - Exporting & Delivering Photos
    PHE_101_CH11_L2
Photo Editing 201 18 Videos (8:01h)
  • 01 - Introduction
    PHE_201_CH1_L1
  • 02 - Importing & Organizing Photos
    PHE_201_CH1_L2
  • 03 - Photographing Nicole & Shooting with Gels
    PHE_201_CH2_L1
  • 04 - Local Adjustments in Lightroom
    PHE_201_CH2_L2
  • 05 - Retouching & Coloring in Photoshop
    PHE_201_CH2_L3
  • 06 - Retouching and Dodging & Burning in Photoshop
    PHE_201_CH2_L4
  • 07 - Photographing Taylor at Night
    PHE_201_CH3_L1
  • 08 - Removing Noise & Fixing Color in Lightroom
    PHE_201_CH3_L2
  • 09 - Coloring, Moving Objects, & Exposure in Photoshop
    PHE_201_CH3_L3
  • 10 - Photographing Micki at Sunset
    PHE_201_CH4_L1
  • 11 - Culling & Color Correction in Lightroom
    PHE_201_CH4_L2
  • 12 - Retouching, Object Removal & Color Correction in Photoshop
    PHE_201_CH4_L3
  • 13 - Photographing Alyse in the Pool
    PHE_201_CH5_L1
  • 14 - Culling & Color Correction in Lightroom
    PHE_201_CH5_L2
  • 15 - Compositing & Color in Photoshop
    PHE_201_CH5_L3
  • 16 - Photographing Micki Twin
    PHE_201_CH6_L1
  • 17 - Local Editing in Lightroom
    PHE_201_CH6_L2
  • 18 - Removing Objects & Retouching in Photoshop
    PHE_201_CH6_L3
Photo Editing 201 (Part 2) 5 Videos (1:35h)
  • 01 - Photographing Taylor by the Pool
    PHE_201_CH7_L1
  • 02 - Culling, Highlights, Shadows & Color
    PHE_201_CH7_L2
  • 03 - How to Remove Distractions & Retouch
    PHE_201_CH7_L3
  • 04 - Outro
    PHE_201_CH8_L1
  • 05 - Exporting & Saving Images
    PHE_201_CH8_L2
Photo Editing 301 15 Videos (7:18h)
  • 01 - Intro
    PHE_301_CH1_L1
  • 02 - Importing & Organizing Photos
    PHE_301_CH1_L2
  • 03 - Photographing Devon in the Studio
    PHE_301_CH2_L1
  • 04 - Culling in Lightroom
    PHE_301_CH2_L2
  • 05 - Portrait Retouching in Photoshop
    PHE_301_CH2_L3
  • 06 - Portrait Retouching 2 in Photoshop
    PHE_301_CH2_L4
  • 07 - Photographing Micki in the Desert
    PHE_301_CH3_L1
  • 08 - Culling and Posing Review in Lightroom
    PHE_301_CH3_L2
  • 09 - Clothing Retouch in Photoshop
    PHE_301_CH3_L3
  • 10 - Photographing Lisa with Strobe and Ambient Light
    PHE_301_CH4_L1
  • 11 - Culling and Workflow in Lightroom
    PHE_301_CH4_L2
  • 12 - Coloring in Photoshop
    PHE_301_CH4_L3
  • 13 - Removing the Softbox in Photoshop
    PHE_301_CH4_L4
  • 14 - Compositing the Sky & Coloring in Photoshop
    PHE_301_CH4_L5
  • 15 - Exporting & Organizing in Lightroom
    PHE_301_CH5_L1
Catalog > PRO Tutorials > Photoshop Tutorials > Photo Editing 101-301

Photo Editing 101-301

Description

Photo Editing is an essential skill for the modern photographer. Photo Editing 101-301 is built to guide you through the entire creative process, from shoot through edit.

What’s Included

130 Sample Images   |   62 Video Tutorials   |   PS Action

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Remove Anything

You can’t always capture the perfect frame, sometimes an object sneaks its way in and needs to be removed in post-production. From small to large, learn to remove anything from a photograph in Photoshop.

Fix Exposure & Color

In a perfect world, every photo you take will be perfectly exposed and colored correctly. For most of us, we need a little help in post production getting things right. Learn to adjust exposure and color to give your images the impact they deserve.

From Capture to Completion

Photo editing is a combination of many individual steps including importing, organizing, general editing, object removal, retouching, coloring, exposure adjustment and exporting. Learn each step along the way to creating great images.

Photo Shoots, Explained

Go behind the scenes into each photo shoot and learn the details of how these images are captured.

Simple Cut-Outs

Cutting objects out of their backgrounds can take a long time and require tedious selection work with tools like the Pen Tool. There are other ways to cut objects out of their backgrounds that are more simple – the trick has to do with blending photos. Learn how to quickly bring multiple photos together.

What Makes a Great Photo?

Photo Editing has one purpose – to elevate your images to their highest potential. That is why we focus on teaching you what to look for, and how to fix common problems that any photographer faces.

Photoshop & Lightroom Workflow

Most images will require editing in both Photoshop & Lightroom. Learn how to import, organize and catalog images through Lightroom. Then move into Photoshop for more advanced editing.

Strobe & Natural Light

Learn the differences between continuous and natural light and how to combine them in multiple ways to create different effects in your images. Bonus: Learn special techniques like dragging the shutter.

Leave Your Mark

Photo Editing is a part of the creative process, and your editing style can be part of your signature look.
That is why we focus on why we make editing decisions and show you how to achieve the same results in your photos.

Professional Retouching

Learn how to use frequency separation and dodging & burning to create stunning portraits.

For more in-depth retouching techniques, check out our best-seller Retouching 101-301.

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    This was great, if you want to improve your photoshop skills ,this course is for you.

  2. Rated 5 out of 5

    I am still halfway through this tutorial and am already loving it. I was almost crying of joy when I learned how to do something I’ve been seeing in professionally edited pictures and never knew how to do on my own. Excellent content. So thankful!

  3. Rated 5 out of 5

    WOW! amazing content its incredible how much you can learn with this tutorials! definetly a must see and learn for any serious photographer who wants to learn a lot!

  4. Rated 5 out of 5

    Incredible techniques which improve anyone’s photography

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    These tutorials are by far and away the best post production tutorials I have seen. I watch one on youtube and subscribed to the PRO version instantly. Thanks for all of your help so far.

  6. Rated 5 out of 5

    I have been following Aaron for many years, and learning a lot. All tutorials are very clear and easy to follow.

  7. Rated 5 out of 5

    I have watched the free Plearn tutorials for several years, I subscribed to the Pro-plan which is well worth it. Over several weeks I watched Photo Editing 101-301 and really learned a lot. I really like their marketing, there are many great videos that they make available for free, but if you really want to spend the time and take Photoshop to a higher level it is well worth the price to subscribe to the Pro. Including Plearn there are at least three good Photoshop tutorials that have both free and paid tutorials available, I have only subscribed to Plearn, I like there approach and they get straight to the point.

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  9. Rated 5 out of 5

    Excellent series. Not only the experiences with the tools but the insight as to why something might need to be edited a certain way. Image styling, flow, color expression all the when, how and whys. Anyone interested in editing with Photoshop should watch this.

  10. Rated 5 out of 5

    Photo editing is fantastic, fun, educating and I feel like a pro photographer learning from the master himself. I made a great investment being a subscriber.

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If you need to learn the basics of Photoshop, we recommend watching the Photoshop Basics Collection and Photoshop 101-301 to familiarize yourself with all of the tools and capabilities that the software has to offer.

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