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Fundamentals of Photo Editing

Photo Essentials x Justin Bridges

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13 Lessons (1h 33m)
    • 1. Introduction

    • 2. How to Approach Your Edit

    • 3. Shooting Tips to Ease Your Edit

    • 4. Importing Your Photos

    • 5. Picking Your Selects

    • 6. Technical Fixes for Every Photo

    • 7. Creative Edits: Light & Shadow

    • 8. Creative Edits: Color

    • 9. Creative Edits: Detail Work

    • 10. Advanced Edits

    • 11. Fixing Common Photo Issues

    • 12. Exporting Your Finished Work

    • 13. Final Thoughts

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About This Class

Craft the photos you've always imagined with photo editing — whether you snap images with your phone or your DSLR!

In today's age of camera phones and Instagram, everyone is a photographer. No matter what type of camera you reach for, discover how you can transform your photos with just a few key editing techniques.

Perfect for photography enthusiasts of all levels, this class unlocks next level photos through the art of editing. Join photographer and seasoned-teacher Justin Bridges for a step-by-step walk through of the photo editing process in Adobe Lightroom from beginning to end, leaving you with a polished finished product that truly sings.

Easy, straightforward lessons include:

  • Editing color with hue, saturation, and luminance
  • Fixing exposure, white balance, and lens distortion
  • Using the tone curve for tiny adjustments
  • Mastering masks for total control

Every lesson is packed with personal tips and tricks from Justin, from shooting tips to ease your edit to the nitty-gritty details of importing and exporting. 

After taking this class, you'll have a whole new arsenal of tools at your fingertips, giving you the power to push your photos further, craft impeccable images, and share your creative vision with the world.


Looking for more? Learn to get more out of your camera with Justin's other Skillshare class, all about using your camera and lens to get the exact right image, every time.





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Justin Bridges is a fashion and portrait photographer based in New York City. Originally from Atlanta, Georgia, Justin began his pursuit of photography as a college student studying finance and economics. Although he opted for an early career as a finance professional at Goldman Sachs, he realized the need to align his career with his love of photography.

Justin's approach is to capture the untraveled moment and apply a feeling of art and thoughtfulness to each photograph.


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