Master Your Portraits with Luminosity Masks in Photoshop

Kasia Zmokla, Photographer & Designer | www.zmokla.com

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20 Videos (3h 14m)
    • Introduction

      3:25
    • RGB Channels explained

      8:17
    • How RGB Channels relate to Luminosity Masks

      6:04
    • Creating Set of LM - Manual Method (OPTIONAL)

      15:27
    • Creating Set of LM - Automate with Photoshop Action

      2:46
    • The benefits of Luminosity Masks in editing workflow

      4:57
    • Quick image evaluation

      7:46
    • Brightness and shadow adjustments with LM

      15:54
    • Targeted luminosity adjustments

      10:56
    • Color Grading - introducing a warm tone / highlights

      14:00
    • Color Grading - introducing a cool tone / shadows

      7:52
    • Color Grading - enhancing skin tones

      10:23
    • Final Touches - Matt Effect, Color Cast & Vignette

      14:33
    • Final Touches - Targeted Sharpening / Midtones Contrast

      12:47
    • Quick image evaluation

      3:46
    • Luminosity Enhancements with LM

      13:26
    • Vignette Effect

      8:47
    • Quick image revision & selecting Channel for Color Grading

      7:31
    • Color Grading with LM

      14:13
    • Final Touches

      11:00

About This Class

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This online photo editing course will teach you how to enhance your photos in a seamless way, simply producing stunning images to impress your clients. Luminosity Masks allow to take a great level of control and to perform advanced adjustments fast. 

Once you learn how to use this powerful Photoshop tool, you will be able to unlock hidden potential in your images. Regardless of what your level of experience is, this in-depth course is designed to teach you professional editing techniques in an easy, approachable way. I will walk you step by step through a complete photo editing workflow, making complex techniques easy to grasp.

You will learn not only "how" to perform the adjustments - I will also explain "why" to apply them in the first place. As a photographer and educator I have full understanding of the entire photo editing process - starting with an image evaluation, through taking creative decisions and finally applying photo enhancement techniques to produce effective imagery.

Unlike other photography classes that are focusing on "pushing sliders", this course teaches you how to approach your photo editing workflow in a comprehensive way. Behind every successful image stands a strong creative idea, an "action plan".

With this course I will help you to elevate your work to a new level of professionalism and impact.

Creating Luminosity Masks is a time consuming and elaborate process. You can skip this step and jump right into the edits with 18 point Free Photoshop Actions. I have designed the Luminosity Mask Action Set to speed up your workflow - with a single click you will automate mask generating process.

When you join me in the course you will have at your disposal high quality supporting images to start the course on the spot without time wasted on searching for resources. As always - I provide you with a high resolution, layered TIFFs, so you can access them anytime to see the final edits including every single step I have taken to obtain them.

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Great one.. This would save lot of time in your workflow !!

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Kasia Zmokla

Photographer & Designer | www.zmokla.com

Digital Art | Photography | Photoshop | Graphic Design

Kasia is a fine art photographer, designer and video creator. Her work is displayed internationally including the Asia Contemporary Art Gallery in Singapore. Kasia is the founder of Digital Art Classes. She is also an active contributor to several photo stock agencies including Alamy and Stockimo.

Born in Poland. She received her formal training at the Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Art and Design in Wroclaw, Poland and graduated as a Master of Fine Arts in 2003.

PORTFOLIO

www.zmokla.com

www.zmoklaphoto.com

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BOOKS & MAGAZINES

2014 Between photo book, self published with Blurb

2013 Coincidence photo book, self published with Blurb

2011 Best Of Photography 2011 – a book presenting the winning and nominated entries for 31st Annual Spring Photography Contest (Photographer’s Forum Magazine), Serbin Communications Publisher, CA USA

2010 BLOW Photography Magazine, “the blessed face”, pre ­issue, Dublin, Ireland

 

DIGITAL PUBLICATIONS

2016 Stejjer Imfewha

2015 Life Framer theme 8- “Night Life” competition, shortlisted

2015 121clicks.com

2014 Paragraph Shorts – short story magazine for the iPad

2014 Cameralabs

2013 International Emerging Artist Award, featured in The Award Official Gallery

2013 Decobloog

2013 Tune In Magazine, Malta

2012 The Body Canvas Photography Exhibition, Royal Anthropological Institute in London, featured in the finalists gallery (ChristinaClaytonMaria & Gary)

2010 PLATEFORM magazine, “faces” , Issue 

 

EXIBITIONS

2016 Stejjer Imfewha, the Inquisitors Palace in Birgu, Malta

2015 Kasia Zmokla – Portraiture, Casa Di l’Amuri, Catania, Sicily, Italy

2012 The Body Canvas Photography Exhibition, Royal Anthropological Institute in London, UK

2010 Homeless Gallery, D­Light Studios, Dublin, Ireland

EDUCATION

MA – Academy of Fine Arts, Wroclaw, Poland