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Photo Manipulation Tutorial

One of my reader George, from California, US emailed me last week asking how important is photo editing? He asked me the question concerning the trick photography and special effects course by Evan Sharboneau that he subscribed.

To answer the query, I would like to state that for a photo enthusiast who is taking photography as a hobby and who is not actually a professional, Photo Editing is not essential. Though, it’s good if such people learn photo editing to enhance their photo processing ability. However, for professional whose bread and butter rely on the quality of photos and images; photo editing is absolutely necessary.

Having said that, I would like to introduce one of the best Photo Editing Tutorial namely “Learn Photo Editing,” that I recently found during my research. This study material is actually an in-depth Photoshop tutorial, which is designed by an ace graphic artist, photo editor, colorist and photographer who teach step by step how to create professional-looking photos and images using various photo-editing tricks.

Click here to see for yourself photo-editing skills you can learn from it.

Content of the course

Photo Tone Mapping and Retouching

  • Create Studio Quality Photos Using Cheap Light Objects
  • Combining Raw Photos with Advance Tone Mapping and Colour Grading
  • Method of Creating an Alien with Photo Manipulation
  • Turning Photos into Magazine Covers
  • Extreme Colour Grading Techniques
  • Retouching Portraits
  • Creating Vintage Photos
  • Designing Post-Apocalyptic Scene
  • Combination of HDR Photography and Colour Grading
  • Colour Grading for Wedding Photography

I have found the Burger and Ice-cream tutorials mind boggling. Photo Manipulation technique has become my favorite.

The USP of the course is that the author provides his raw pictures to work upon, and leads the student step by step in creating final output as shown in his study material itself.

If you are a professional photographer or a graphic designer or a photo enthusiast, this course is for you. By pursuing this short course, you can improve your image-editing skills, create stunning photo manipulations, colour grading and correction techniques.

I can say that a good-quality DSLR camera produces an image that one can be proud of. However, it’s also a fact that an expensive camera or lens is not everything. An event captured through two different branded cameras would provide apparently same kind of an image. You cannot judge the difference from your naked eyes. However, if you post-process one of the images using advance photo-editing techniques and present the output, then anybody shall identify the huge difference in those two images. Most of the photographs that you see in newspapers, magazines and other media are mostly edited. Thus, nowadays, photo edition and manipulation become a key part of photography.

Some photo enthusiasts do a mistake of keep investing in new and advanced cameras, hoping that they will dramatically improve their quality of images. They fail to understand that it’s the image that matters, not the brand of a camera it was taken with. Final output depends upon the tricks and techniques you apply while taking the picture and to some extent, photo editing.

Hence, in my opinion, if you are passionate about photography, then you should subscribe to one of the best photography editing tutorials.

As I have recommended Evan Sharboneau’s Trick Photography and Special Effects Book, similarly I think for this course immensely help in mastering various advanced photo-editing skills. It will boost the photography tricks and techniques you have already learned.

The cost of this course is actually the price of a meal in the restaurant, which is just $27. You keep the material for life time and can refer at your leisure.

Click here to see the stunning and mind-boggling photo-editing results.

Written by Minaxi Mehta

September 15th, 2013 at 10:53 pm

Posted in Photo Editing

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