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Luminosity Masks of Portraits in Photoshop CC is a photo editing course extremely beneficial for individuals who have interest in pursuing a career as a professional photographer.

This course is an attempt at supporting you prepare to use this powerful Photoshop tool, go into the deep and get into position to uncover the actual potential in your images. Learn to create photos flawlessly, edit and modify plain-featured images into stunning images. Besides, you will equip yourself with the professional editing techniques that are easy to understand.

From an image evaluation, applying photo enrichment techniques to produce compelling imagery, you will understand the complete photo editing process in an effortless, and approachable fashion. In addition to that, this course also teaches you how to approach your photo editing workflow in a comprehensive practice.

What Will I Learn?

  • Visually evaluate an image and set an “action plan” for the edit
  • Create a complete set of Luminosity Masks in manual way or automate it with Free Photoshop Action
  • Perform advanced adjustments fast with Luminosity Masks
  • Work with confidence with Masks and Adjustment Layers
  • Work in a non-destructive way with the use of most powerful Photoshop Tools
  • Create “pixel-perfect”, extremely precise selections with a single click!


  • Ideally Photoshop CC, trial free version is more than enough
  • No prior knowledge of Photoshop is necessary, I will explain all the techniques in a simple way
  • We will work with high-quality images provided as supplementary materials to help you move on even faster!

Course Curriculum

Everything You need to Know about Luminosity Masks
Introduction FREE 00:03:00
RGB Channels explained 00:08:00
How RGB Channels relate to Luminosity Masks 00:06:00
Creating Set of LM – Manual Method (OPTIONAL) 00:15:00
Creating Set of LM – Automate with Photoshop Action 00:03:00
The benefits of Luminosity Masks in editing workflow FREE 00:05:00
Luminosity Masks in Action - Edit 1
Quick image evaluation FREE 00:08:00
Brightness and shadow adjustments with LM 00:16:00
Targeted luminosity adjustments 00:11:00
Color Grading – introducing a warm tone / highlights 00:14:00
Color Grading – introducing a cool tone / shadows 00:08:00
Color Grading – enhancing skin tones 00:10:00
Final Touches – Matt Effect, Color Cast & Vignette 00:15:00
Final Touches – Targeted Sharpening / Midtones Contrast 00:13:00
Luminosity Masks in Action - Edit 2
Quick image evaluation 00:04:00
Luminosity Enhancements with LM 00:13:00
Vignette Effect 00:09:00
Quick image revision & selecting Channel for Color Grading 00:08:00
Color Grading with LM 00:14:00
Final Touches 00:11:00
LM portrait Promo Video 00:03:00
Mock Exam
Final Exam

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