Photo Editing (Image Editing)

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Photo Editing Classes

Editing or finishing your photographs has become an essential part of photography. Since the advent of digital photography, it’s not only about capturing an image but also about creating the ideal photograph.

Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom have become the “go-to” Photo Editing Software programs for professional and serious amateur photographers.

Accordingly, the digital photo editing tutorials will focus on Photoshop and Lightroom, and use them in our examples. We invite you to comment and request specific Photo Editing Tutorials to be added to our array of online photography courses.

Here is a list of some of our photoshop editing tutorials:

Here is a list of some of our lightroom editing tutorials:

Free Editing Tutorials

Udemy offers many free courses and tutorials for learning Adobe Photoshop.

1. Photoshop Fundamentals
2. Photoshop CC: The Essentials of Photoshop In Just 2 Hours
3. Image Adjustments and Adjustment Layers in Photoshop
4. Create Amazing Photoshop Projects and Learn Essentials
5. Photoshop: Learn Digital Painting Basics in Photoshop

Premium Photoshop and Lightroom Classes

Udemy offers several Photoshop and Lightroom Photo Editing Classes:

1. Photoshop Master Course: From Beginner to Photoshop Pro

The Platform's Biggest & Most Popular Photoshop Course from Udemy

2. Photoshop Beginners Mastery: Zero to Hero in Photoshop

photoshop course for beginners

3. Adobe Lightroom CC: Photo Editing Masterclass

Adobe Lightroom CC - Photo Editing Masterclass from Udemy

4. Master Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC – From Beginner to Advanced

Master Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC - From Beginner to Advanced from Udemy

5. Adobe Lightroom CC Photo Editing: Your Lightroom Masterclass

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6. Adobe Photoshop CC Essentials | Photoshop Masterclass

7. The Craft of Photoshop : Solid Foundations

8. Adobe Photoshop CC – Essentials Training Course

9. Adobe Photoshop CC – Advanced Training Course

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Editing something doesn’t necessarily mean you go into Photoshop, tweak, and alter a picture until it’s “perfect”. Editing also means knowing what to show and what to delete and being willing to step back and view your pictures constructively.

It seems to make sense that if you want to be seen as a fantastic photographer, only show your best work. The mediocre, mundane, and trial shots should be deleted or discarded as groundwork.

Sometimes you need to step back and look at your work objectively. These days, with Facebook albums and apps like Instagram, it is almost instinctive to practically shove a bunch of decent enough pictures at someone and say, “Look, I’m a great photographer!”

However, if you show too much and they aren’t all stunning and memorable, you lose part of the awe you want to incite in your next potential client or even the general public. You want your name to be remembered–for the right reasons. Leave your audience begging for more.

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  1. I was just wondering when you will be posting the “Levels- Get the right light after shooting” tutorial? I work with Photoshop (Elements 7). This software is AMAZING!

    1. We will be releasing a new tutorial each week. The second on “Channel Mixer” comes out today, 8/10. Then the tutorial on levels is scheduled for next Monday 8/17. Let us know if you’d like any specific lessons added to the agenda.

    1. It’s been stereotyped that art people use macs. Although I think everyone should have a mac cause they’re great, the photo editing software companies want to make money on every platform. So you can get just about any software for a PC or a Mac.

  2. Mac or PC – they both run the same software (essentially). I found that since more people in the world used PCs they tended to be “better serviced”. The Mac is very expensive compared to a similar spec PC. I also found some software from camera manufacturers was aimed at the larger PC market rather than the Mac.

    I’ve gone from Mac to PC to PC on a Mac to OSX on the Mac. I can’t really decide one over the other. You need to use what your comfortable with not what the marketing people tell you to buy.

  3. While Photoshop, I’m sure, is some great software, it is also somewhat expensive. There is other photo editing software available for little or no cost. GIMP is free software and has everything someone just getting into photography needs without the hefty price tage. Do you have information on that type of software as well?

    1. We’ve looked into GIMP. Not too impressed, but would like to review other alternatives and would be interested in creating tutorials for other software. At $80 Photoshop is a better value.

  4. I am wondering which version of photoshop s
    Do you really need?? I noticed the price starts around $60-$1500. Why is their such a big difference in price?

    1. There are a few things in play. It’s much cheaper for students. There are also a few different products: Photoshop Elements, Full Photoshop, and Photoshop as a part of one of their suites. The $1500 that you’re looking at is probably for one of their creative suites. You don’t need all those extra programs included in the suite. In fact photoshop elements will do in most cases for around $75.

  5. I have Corel Paintshop Photo Pro X3. I am about to upgrade to Pro X4. Should I really go out and buy Photoshop Elements?

  6. Bless you for offering the photoshop tutorials, Lord knows we all need a tutorial or ten on photoshop techniques, I’m looking so forward to learning as much as I can, this was not a program that was designed to be user friendly
    ;•’) But, before the brain cells start running in fear can you answer a quick question for me ??

    Please tell me, What is the difference in PSE and CS, I have PSE 9 And absolutely love it.
    But, I have been told that the CS5 or now CS6 is a far greater application? Is this true?
    I hope to upgrade to Lightroom one day, but for now PSE 9 is serving me well.
    I hope you can share your logic with me and others that I’m sure are wondering the same.
    Thank you…..

  7. Although editing and retouching images is such an important aspect of being photographer, it is very important to know the correct way of processing your image. Many people, new to photography, tends to overdo their images in Photoshop – editing and retouching is art on it’s own, so make sure to learn it well.

  8. I liked that you mentioned editing your photographs has become an essential part of photography. My husband and I took some great photos of our last vacation and we are thinking about building a photo album with them. Since I am not a computer expert, it may be a good idea to hire photo editing services to make sure to include the most photos we can to our album.

  9. I want to join a photoshop course for editing my website product images, I have to edit 100+ images per week, currently, I outsource my work, but the cost is high for me, if I join your course, can I be able to edit images by my own, thanks

  10. I would like to join a photography course for editing and retouching my website product images. I currently outsource my photography and editing work, but would like to eliminate the expense and peform the function myself. Thanks

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