Photo Manipulation in Adobe Photoshop
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Photo Manipulation in Adobe Photoshop

Master the art of photo manipulation with this extensive Photoshop course, taught by a renowned Photoshop expert.

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Photo Manipulation in Adobe Photoshop

Master the art of photo manipulation with this extensive Photoshop course, taught by a renowned Photoshop expert.

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  • 30-day money-back guarantee

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Course Syllabus

Chapter 1
Introduction
Chapter 2
Brief and Research
  • 2. Client Brief (3:00)
  • 3. Company Research (4:30)
  • 4. Client Questions (4:03)
  • 5. Managing Expectations (4:26)
  • 6. Finding Inspiration (5:01)
  • 7. Photo Manipulation Workflow (4:23)
  • Quiz - Brief and Research
Chapter 3
Early Production
  • 8. Early Production (0:27)
  • 9. Sketching Brainstorming (6:42)
  • 10. Sourcing Images (4:49)
  • 11. Background and Perspective in Car Project (6:53)
  • 12. Perspective in the Flooded Street Project (5:52)
  • 13. Lighting in Car Project (3:33)
  • 14. Lighting in Flooded Street Project (1:56)
  • 15. 3D Scene Mockups (4:10)
  • Quiz - Early Production
Chapter 4
Base Compositing
  • 16. Base Compositing (0:24)
  • 17. Car Rough Compositing (4:18)
  • 18. Perspective Warp (2:51)
  • 19. Rough River Composite (7:54)
  • 20. Rough Waterfall Composite (4:22)
  • 21. Adding Clouds (3:03)
  • 22. Adding Vegetation (5:35)
  • 23. Cutting Out the Car (4:02)
  • 24. Flooded Street Composites (3:33)
  • Quiz - Base Compositing
Chapter 5
Lights, Shadows, and Colors
  • 25. Lights and Shadows (0:42)
  • 26. Vehicle Self Shadow (4:33)
  • 27. Vehicle Cast Shadows (5:45)
  • 28. Bounced Light on Vehicle (3:01)
  • 29. Lighting and Shadowing Street Scene (7:38)
  • 30. Vehicle Color Agreement (6:14)
  • 31. Adjustments to the Flooded Street Scene (5:26)
  • 32. Vehicle Reflections (4:20)
  • 33. Vehicle Window Reflections (3:59)
  • Quiz - Lights, Shadows, and Colors
Chapter 6
Filling out the Scene
  • 34. Filling out the Scene (0:34)
  • 35. Adding a Sunken Truck (3:40)
  • 36. Adding Atmospheric Effects (4:52)
  • 37. Adding Jungle Vegetation (3:05)
  • 38. Adding the Kayaker (3:11)
  • 39. Rainbow Effect (3:19)
  • 40. Creating Light Streaks (4:27)
  • 41. Adding Vehicle Highlights (4:11)
  • Quiz - Filling out the Scene
Chapter 7
Noise and Blurs
  • 42. Noise and Blurs (0:45)
  • 43. Noise and Blur in Automobile Project (5:08)
  • 44. Blur and Noise on Flooded Street Scene (3:22)
  • Quiz - Noise and Blurs
Chapter 8
Final Effects
  • 45. Final Effects (0:51)
  • 46. NonDestructive Dodge and Burn (5:58)
  • 47. Final Effects Vehicle Project (5:36)
  • 48. Final Effects Flooded Street (2:44)
  • Quiz - Final Effects
Chapter 9
Further Inspiration
  • 49. Additional Inspiration (1:55)
  • Quiz - Further Inspiration
Chapter 10
Conclusion
  • 50. Conclusion (1:01)
Chapter 11
Final Quiz
  • Final Quiz
Kirk Nelson

Graphic artist & Adobe Certified Specialist with 20+ years of experience in branding and design; 400+ publications of his work.

After Completing This Course You Will Be Able To
  • Unpack a brief, perform research on your client and manage their expectations
  • Get your creative juices flowing and find inspiration for new designs
  • Develop a standard photo manipulation workflow to streamline your process
  • Master rough compositing and make seamless selections and cutouts
  • Work with lights, shadows and colors like a pro
  • Fill out a scene using atmospheric effects, light streaks and other techniques
  • Correct noise and blur in your manipulations
  • Add finishing effects for a high-polished, industry standard image
About This Course

If you’ve ever seen a breathtaking composite image or advert created by a professional editor, you know the wonders that Photoshop manipulation can produce. But it’s easier said than done to know which of the wide variety of tools to use and how to use each one to create a masterpiece.

This course covers essential Photoshop skills needed to create pro-level manipulations and impress even the most seasoned clients. You'll learn a proven nine-step image manipulation process, starting from the client brief and ending with a completed image that’s fit for advertising standards.

The course is best suited to individuals with intermediate Photoshop experience and is packed with in-depth, advanced lessons and downloads to help you go from Photoshop user to manipulation expert.

About This Course

If you’ve ever seen a breathtaking composite image or advert created by a professional editor, you know the wonders that Photoshop manipulation can produce. But it’s easier said than done to know which of the wide variety of tools to use and how to use each one to create a masterpiece.

This course covers essential Photoshop skills needed to create pro-level manipulations and impress even the most seasoned clients. You'll learn a proven nine-step image manipulation process, starting from the client brief and ending with a completed image that’s fit for advertising standards.

The course is best suited to individuals with intermediate Photoshop experience and is packed with in-depth, advanced lessons and downloads to help you go from Photoshop user to manipulation expert.

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What You Will Learn

  • 10 key questions to ask your client before you start a project
  • 3 things to consider to manage client expectations
  • How to plan, sketch and brainstorm your designs
  • How to establish vanishing points, perspective and light sources
  • How to source images to build your scenes
  • How to use the 3D features in Photoshop to build a “mock-up” of your scene
  • How to add clouds and vegetation to a scene
  • How to use noise and blur smart filters
  • How to use non-destructive dodge and burn to enhance your image

Why learn with Kirk Nelson?

Graphic artist and Adobe Certified Specialist with 20+ years of experience in branding and design. Kirk has a BA degree from George Mason University and is an Adobe Certified Expert in Photoshop with his work being published globally over 400 times.

Who Is This Course For?

  • Intermediate Photoshop users with some basic knowledge of the program
  • Users who already know how to do selections, layers, masks, filters and adjustments
  • Editors wanting to enhance their existing Photoshop skills
  • Creatives wanting to start producing images that are suitable for advertising
  • Photographers wanting to perform advanced image manipulations
  • Intermediate and Advanced level

Requirements

  • Adobe Photoshop CC
  • Access to Internet
  • Computer / Laptop / Mobile Device

What Is Included?

  • Immediate unlimited access to course materials
  • 30-day money-back guarantee
  • Exercises and quizzes to help you put theory into practice
  • English Closed Captions
  • Suitable for mobile or desktop
  • A badge to showcase your expertise on your profile page upon completion
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Course Syllabus

Chapter 1
Introduction
Chapter 2
Brief and Research
  • 2. Client Brief (3:00)
  • 3. Company Research (4:30)
  • 4. Client Questions (4:03)
  • 5. Managing Expectations (4:26)
  • 6. Finding Inspiration (5:01)
  • 7. Photo Manipulation Workflow (4:23)
  • Quiz - Brief and Research
Chapter 3
Early Production
  • 8. Early Production (0:27)
  • 9. Sketching Brainstorming (6:42)
  • 10. Sourcing Images (4:49)
  • 11. Background and Perspective in Car Project (6:53)
  • 12. Perspective in the Flooded Street Project (5:52)
  • 13. Lighting in Car Project (3:33)
  • 14. Lighting in Flooded Street Project (1:56)
  • 15. 3D Scene Mockups (4:10)
  • Quiz - Early Production
Chapter 4
Base Compositing
  • 16. Base Compositing (0:24)
  • 17. Car Rough Compositing (4:18)
  • 18. Perspective Warp (2:51)
  • 19. Rough River Composite (7:54)
  • 20. Rough Waterfall Composite (4:22)
  • 21. Adding Clouds (3:03)
  • 22. Adding Vegetation (5:35)
  • 23. Cutting Out the Car (4:02)
  • 24. Flooded Street Composites (3:33)
  • Quiz - Base Compositing
Chapter 5
Lights, Shadows, and Colors
  • 25. Lights and Shadows (0:42)
  • 26. Vehicle Self Shadow (4:33)
  • 27. Vehicle Cast Shadows (5:45)
  • 28. Bounced Light on Vehicle (3:01)
  • 29. Lighting and Shadowing Street Scene (7:38)
  • 30. Vehicle Color Agreement (6:14)
  • 31. Adjustments to the Flooded Street Scene (5:26)
  • 32. Vehicle Reflections (4:20)
  • 33. Vehicle Window Reflections (3:59)
  • Quiz - Lights, Shadows, and Colors
Chapter 6
Filling out the Scene
  • 34. Filling out the Scene (0:34)
  • 35. Adding a Sunken Truck (3:40)
  • 36. Adding Atmospheric Effects (4:52)
  • 37. Adding Jungle Vegetation (3:05)
  • 38. Adding the Kayaker (3:11)
  • 39. Rainbow Effect (3:19)
  • 40. Creating Light Streaks (4:27)
  • 41. Adding Vehicle Highlights (4:11)
  • Quiz - Filling out the Scene
Chapter 7
Noise and Blurs
  • 42. Noise and Blurs (0:45)
  • 43. Noise and Blur in Automobile Project (5:08)
  • 44. Blur and Noise on Flooded Street Scene (3:22)
  • Quiz - Noise and Blurs
Chapter 8
Final Effects
  • 45. Final Effects (0:51)
  • 46. NonDestructive Dodge and Burn (5:58)
  • 47. Final Effects Vehicle Project (5:36)
  • 48. Final Effects Flooded Street (2:44)
  • Quiz - Final Effects
Chapter 9
Further Inspiration
  • 49. Additional Inspiration (1:55)
  • Quiz - Further Inspiration
Chapter 10
Conclusion
  • 50. Conclusion (1:01)
Chapter 11
Final Quiz
  • Final Quiz
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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is photo manipulation in Photoshop?

    While using Photoshop, photo manipulation is the transformation of a photograph using various methods and techniques to arrive at a desired end result. There are a variety of software applications that are available for digital image manipulation inside Photoshop. Photo manipulation is also known as “photo retouching” when used to describe the alteration of products or models.

  • What is photo manipulation used for?

    Photo manipulation is what marketing and advertisers use to retouch a product, alter one’s appearance, change a real estate layout, and so much more. Photo manipulation enables businesses to alter photos to fit their needs. It can be used to remove or emphasize certain aspects of a photo, improve the quality, add effects, and ultimately tweak any photo to any desired look.

  • Is photo manipulation art?

    Many people would argue that photo manipulation is entirely its own art form. Photo manipulators can also insert artwork, painting streaks, and other obvious art to the foreground or background of a photo, in addition to slyly changing the composition of the original photo. To be able to bend and move a product or body so that it is more appealing is certainly an art form – and one that is in high demand.

  • How much do Photoshop artists make?

    Generally, individuals with acquired skills in Photoshop can expect to make about $54,897 per year. These are people that are referred to as Photoshop experts, and are skilled in photo retouching and manipulation. These people are hired by advertising agencies, marketing agencies, and regular companies looking to create manipulated visuals that spur people to take action and buy products or services.