In this video, author Susan Varnum explains that this is an intermediate-level photo post-processing course. To get the most out of this course, you should have intermediate-level knowledge of Photoshop and a working knowledge of Snapseed and Instagram.
- [Instructor] This is an intermediate to advanced level course in editing photos. I'm a practitioner of frequent app hopping to get the results I want most effectively. After all, cameras and apps, they're all just tools to help you achieve the results you desire. To get the most of our the content you should have a good working knowledge of Photoshop, Lightroom, Snapseed, and maybe even Instagram. If you don't and you're viewing this course on LinkedIn Learning of lynda.com fame, you're in luck. You can easily get up to speed by watching any number of great courses right here.
First, brush up your botanical vocabulary. Then learn how to take your raw photos and start editing them into something more. Find out how to build texture, enhance color and tone, and direct focus to draw viewers into the areas you want to highlight. Susan switches between different apps on desktop and mobile, to show the strengths of each tool. Follow along to find the workflow that works best for you and your photographic style.
- Why we photograph flowers
- Editing to draw focus
- Enhancing texture and color
- Refining your story
- App hopping: Using the best tool
- Assessing your progress