Description

What students have to say:”Great coverage and well presented.””This was a useful course because of its focus on colour, rather than the broader “how to use photoshop” type course.””Excellent and well structured…””I’m impressed. I’m a long time photoshop user…”Master the Color and Black & White tools and techniques in Photoshop that will turn your images into powerful visual statements with dramatic color or black and white tones. Go far beyond the image as it came out of your camera and gain complete control over the look and feel of your photographs. Learn with detailed video explanations and lots of hands-on practice exercises.For Color photography, you will work with multiple techniquesincluding advanced blending, and split toning. For Black & White photography, Steve guides you through the most important Black & White workflows in Photoshop. You will use this foundation to apply toning and split-toning techniques using Photoshop’s feature set – including the step-by-step process Steve used to create Photoshop’s Photographic Toning presets. Throughout all the lectures Steve provides you with thorough, clear, and detailed step-by-step instructions, as well as hands-on practice activities. Any questions you have will be answered by your instructor via the course dashboard.After learning about color and emotion in photography, you will dive in to the powerful photographic features available in Photoshop, including Blending Modes and Blending Options, the Camera Raw filter, Curves as a color adjustment, Layer Masks, Calculations, Gradient Map, Color Lookup (3DLUT) exports, and hidden yet powerful features.As you work alongside Steve, you’ll be amazed at the stunning Color and Black & White looks, styles and effects you will be able to apply to your images. And that is the best way to take the course – work along with the instructor. Watch a lecture and try out that lecture’s techniques in Photoshop using the hands-on practice files and PDF projects attached to the lectures. Your instructor will answer any questions you have as you work through the course to master Color and Black-and-White in Photoshop.Create custom color looks and develop a unique style for your photographyComprehensive Color and Black & White workflows and techniques to add atmosphere and depth to your photography.Steve’s technique for creating Black & White Gradient Map presetsUse hue contrast and saturation contrast to draw in the eye of the viewer.Control the blending of colors and tints into specific tonal regions of your photographs.Use the color style from artworks or photographs to create color themes and styles in Photoshop that can be applied to your photography, or packaged to share or sell.Stylize photography from artworks.Create a Black-and-White look based on a vintage Gold-toned Albumen print and apply that to your images.Explore the Color and Black & White tinting and toning features in Photoshop’s own Camera Raw