Join Ben as he introduces the class and jumps right in to showing you how to hack Photoshop.
Ben shares tips for making selections, performing color corrections, utilizing adjustment layers in unique ways.
This lesson demonstrates a cool hack for creating natural looking colorized B&W images, how you can master the color lookup adjustment, and take advantage of Match Color.
This last segment on hacking adjustments shows how you can convert an image for printing with only 2 colors, a neat trick for applying textures, and using layers in unconventional ways.
Removing backgrounds is a common chore in Photoshop. Ben shows how to make selections and remove the background with a hack.
The Background Eraser tool can be hacked to get the best results and work with a mask.
Ben wraps up the background removing segment with more techniques for refining your results when removing backgrounds.
Here's how to separate the color and tone in an image from the detail so that you can work on them individually for better results.
Ben wraps up the class with some techniques for retouching an image where objects bump up against the edge of a photo.