Post Production

Retouch like a pro.

Photoshop For Photographers

With the right instruction you’ll quickly discover how easy it is to harness the incredible power of Photoshop.

Even if you’ve never used Photoshop before, by the end of this course you’ll have some serious insight and confidence in photo editing. Karl shows you all there is to know from understanding the interface and learning the basic tools to seeing how you can use them with practical examples. If you check out our downloads section you can even download the Raw files that Karl edits in this course and follow along with Karl’s retouching as he does it.

Individual Photoshop Tools

Dedicated classes to help you learn Photoshop quickly and easily.

Whether you’re totally new to Photoshop or looking to brush up on your skills, these dedicated Photoshop classes have you covered. Karl takes a closer look at the most essential Photoshop tools and techniques, explaining exactly what they are and how to use them. With in-depth explanations and practical demonstrations, you’ll learn how to master these techniques in minutes.

Advanced Photoshop for Photographers

Discover professional industry retouching secrets that will transform your images.

In this course Karl teams up with Viktor Fejes, a young and talented professional retoucher as they get to the heart of the advanced retouching required by photographers. Viktor covers the common problems with skin and beauty retouching and reveals the techniques he uses in his professional workflow. In practical demonstrations he covers in detail an interior shot, a product shot, a hair retouch and a wedding image including the black and white conversions. In this course you will also learn how to identify what needs adjusting in hue, luminance and saturation and using visual aid layers to assist you.

Compositing using Photoshop

Get creative and learn how to create amazing composite images in Photoshop.

Karl teams up with professional retoucher Viktor Fejes to present this compositing course, where they create a composite picture of a firefighter and show you how to make your own composite image using Photoshop. Together they guide you through the entire process, from sourcing images to cutting out objects, creating smoke and sparks and applying final adjustments like colour grading and burn and dodge.

An Introduction to 3D Modeling & CGI

Learn how to create impressive 3D models from an industry pro.

As 3D modeling and CGI become more and more prevalent, photography is one area where they are proving to be particularly powerful. As photographers, there are numerous advantages to learning CGI which is why Karl has teamed up with professional retoucher Viktor Fejes to present this introductory course. You’ll learn how to create your own 3D models as they guide you through a practical example using the popular modeling software Cinema 4D and show you how to create a 3D model from start to finish.

Frequency Separation Made Easy

Skin beauty retouching - the workflow.

Have you ever needed to retouch an image but never really had a plan or process to follow to get the job done? Karl simplifies the techniques of low frequency and high frequency separation for skin retouching, and explains the reasons behind it and demonstrates an incredibly quick process for smoothing skin without loosing the original texture, an alternative method of retouching that is speedier that previous methods shown in out Advanced Photoshop course but can still yield good results. Burn and dodge lighting techniques are also demonstrated and explained within this course.

Lightroom 6/CC for Photographers

Quickly learn the new features of this latest version of the Lightroom software.

This course not only teaches you how and when to correctly use Lightroom tools but also helps you develop your creative eye to better understand what needs enhancing in the first place. Karl works on a series of photos teaching you everything you need to look for and understand when enhancing your photography so that you can get some incredible detail and make the most out of the shots from your camera.

Lightroom 4 for Photographers

Learn how to get the most from Lightroom 4 with some top tips from Karl.

Whether you're a complete beginner or a photography enthusiast, photo editing skills are very important. In this tutorial, Karl teaches you how to use everything from colour correction and clone tools to adding graduated skies. If you are interested in getting the most out of this software then this is the course for you. This course was created before our Lightroom 6/CC course, the techniques covered are similar to some of those in our Lightroom 6/CC course however for those of you serious about advancing your knowledge of Lightroom it is beneficial for you to watch the process again with different images.

Photoshop Retouching with CS4/CS5

Master the essentials required for high-end industry retouching.

This course is aimed at photographers who want to improve the impact of their fashion, beauty or product images. Learn the essential tools and techniques for light shaping, skin smoothing, shading and much much more as Karl shows you exactly how he re-works beauty and product images to high end advertising and beauty standards.

Post Production Extras

Further post production techniques and tips to help you get the most from your images.

In this section we have collected together all of our extra post production videos. These are not courses, they are simply short informative videos that we have created. Many of them can be found freely available on our YouTube Channel however we have catalogued them here without advertising to offer easy access for our members’ convenience.

“Realize details that make the difference between a mediocre job and one of excellent quality.”Ilidio Alves, Professional Photographer