Fixing Photographic Problems with Adobe Photoshop, with Dave Cross

Ideally, every photo we take would be perfect: perfect exposure, perfect white balance, no backlighting, no harsh shadows.

Ideally, every photo we take would be perfect: perfect exposure, perfect white balance, no backlighting, no harsh shadows. Of course the reality is that some images need to be fixed, and in this course we will look at ways to deal with common problems. In each lesson Dave will fix a problem image, real-time, step-by-step.

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Course Lessons:

Lesson 1: Introduction (Duration 03:08)

Dave Cross welcomes viewers to the course and talks about what he will be covering in the lessons

Lesson 2: Fixing White Balance (Duration 10:36)

Learn several different approaches to adjusting the white balance of photos - including large batches of images

Lesson 3: Too Much Flash (Duration 14:41)

Some ideas for dealing with the problem of too much flash (or flash too close to the subject)

Lesson 4: Removing Distracting Shadows (Duration 13:11)

How to lessen or remove harsh shadows that distract from the main subject

Lesson 5: Dealing with Lighting Issues (Duration 07:48)

Fixing under-exposed images

Lesson 6: Backlit Images (Duration 11:25)

Strategies for fixing backlit photos, or images with people in shadow

Lesson 7: Backlit Images, Part 2 (Duration 05:59)

An approach using Photoshop Extended

Lesson 8: Changing Eye Position (Duration 11:49)

Make people look at the camera - or wherever you want

Lesson 9: Fixing Glare on Glasses (Duration 11:55)

Getting rid of glare on glasses, and an approach for avoiding the problem

Lesson 10: Distortion from Glasses (Duration 06:14)

How to deal with distortion caused by eye glasses - and uses for Content Aware Scaling

Lesson 11: Adjusting Tan Lines (Duration 11:24)

How to make tan lines disappear (and a bonus technique)

Lesson 12: Conclusion (Duration 00:51)

Thanks for following along. Hope you learned a lot

Meet Your Instructor: Dave Cross

For over 25 years, Dave Cross has been helping photographers and creative professionals get the most out of their software. Starting with Adobe Illustrator classes in 1987, Dave has taught…

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