Welcome to the easiest way to learn Photoshop. Through quick lessons and real-world examples, you’ll learn how to improve your photos, help people look their very best, and share your ideas with the world. We’ve spent the last 10 years perfecting Photoshop education, so that you can master Photoshop.
10+ years. 150+ tutorials. It all starts here.
Photoshop is huge. With so many options and applications, it’s tough to figure out where to start. That’s where we come in. We show you the basics that will help you tackle some of the most common photo problems. No nonsense teaching and real-world examples.
Improve Your Photos
Some photos are crooked. Some are too dark. Some are too bright. Some just need a little more flavor. You will learn how to to take any image and make a bunch of small improvements, from straightening a horizon and changing composition, to improving exposure and color correction.
We’re there with you, every step of the way. We show you the most powerful tools that will make the most immediate impact on your images. Then we use those tools as we walk you through over 40 examples, covering every step of the editing process.
Photoshop for Beginners
This tutorial is for the true beginner. Never opened Photoshop before? You’re in the right place. This course is designed to take you from ordinary citizen to Photoshop superhero.
The Best Way to Learn
We’ve been teaching Photoshop online for over 10 years. Using helpful feedback from students like you, we’ve put together the most clear and in-depth beginner’s guide possible. Are you ready? Let’s do this.
Getting Started in Photoshop
Everyone needs to start somewhere. Follow along as we show you how to setup Photoshop and make sense of the workspace. From opening your first images, to making sense of all of the windows and menus, we’ve got your back.
Basic Photo Editing
As photographers, we know that photos don’t always turn out the way we planned. Fortunately, there’s Photoshop. We show you how to fix exposure, correct colors, remove distractions, and help people look their absolute best.
Retouching is everywhere. From corporate headshots to your favorite magazine cover, retouching is an important skill that can help you in any type of photography. Learn how to remove minor blemishes, clean up stray hairs, add more shape and definition, and sharpen like a pro.
Combining multiple photos together is some of the most fun you can have in Photoshop. It’s also a helpful skill that can get you out of a jam. Learn the compositing skills to make an eye-catching double exposure, replace a dull sky with a more details one, and swap two faces to get the perfect expression.
Getting Around Photoshop
If you’ve never used it before, opening Photoshop for the first time is sort of like opening a dictionary for an unfamiliar language. You know it makes sense, but it’s impossible to figure out where to start. We’ve made it easier than ever to learn Photoshop by taking you through the essentials until you’re comfortable and confident.
The Best Tools
There are a LOT of tools in Photoshop. We show you the BEST tools in Photoshop. You’ll learn the tools and techniques that will get you editing right away. Learn how to use the most powerful tools in a variety of ways, saving you time and energy.
Layers & Masks
Layers and Masks are at the heart of understanding Photoshop. We start off showing you exactly how they work and how you can use them to make your edits smoother than ever. Learn how to work non-destructively so you can always get back to your original images or undo any changes you’ve made.
Make an image brighter, darker, and add or change colors with Adjustment Layers in Photoshop! These are the best way to make edits to a photo. Why? Because you can always go back and change, edit, or remove them without permanently affecting your original image.
Digital photos are made up of millions of tiny dots of color called pixels. So how do you choose to edit some of them and not others? Selections make it possible. Follow along as we show you some of the most powerful selection tools in Photoshop so you can make precision adjustments and clean cutouts.
From pimples to light poles, we show you the quickest ways to remove objects and distractions from any photo. We also show you valuable tips to help make sure that your subject is the center of attention.