Lesson Topic Suggestions

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    Create an interactive page
    14 hours agoNew0
    In the Create Shapes video, you created an interactive PSD when you had a descriptive box which defined impacts of create, add, subtract, etc. By clicking a choice, you selected the appropriate shape... Read more...
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    Lightroom unplugged
    3 weeks agoNew0
    How to efficiently and effectively use Lightroom mobile while travelling, and synch to Lightroom at home. I have limited bandwidth at home, so I usually only synch a few photos through the cloud (th... Read more...
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    content aware path tool
    1 month agoNew0
    I tried to add this suggestions as a comment in the working with Paths suggestion but it wouldn't let me add it. As I just became aware of this tool, could you do a lesson on it
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    Client shoot, proof, final
    1 month agoNew0
    Expand or reduce as needed, but the idea is a client, product, family, wedding etc. requests you to provide images, first as proofs then as final images. i.e. a coffee company wants an image for the w... Read more...
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    Add-on panels for Photoshop
    2 months agoNew0
    There are several add-on panels that help refine luminosity masks, color masks etc such as Lumenzia, TK action, BW Vision. As assume you don't want to use those "as-is", but it would be nice to show ... Read more...
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    Curves Training
    2 months agoNew0
    Please post a training module on Curves - demonstrating how curves works and all the features of Curves. I believe you did a training like this for Photoshop Virtual Summit. In that training you used ... Read more...
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    Using Lightroom to move files and folders
    3 months agoNew0
    What are the best practices for moving large files and folders. Is there a max number of images or size? LR has permanently lost images when I have tried to move a large file containing several hundr... Read more...
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    Keywording
    4 months agoNew0
    Hi Ben. I am to busy selling Adobe in Iceland. In addition to Adobe Gold Reseller status, I am the only Adobe Reseller in Europe that can sell 1-Year Personal subscriptions. Asta is now working with m... Read more...
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    Working with different papers for print
    5 months agoNew0
    Thinking of all the different types of print paper: glossy, luster, matt, metallic etc. I think a tutorial on how to get the best output media specific file. E.g. difference in dot gain between matt a... Read more...
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    Different color models in Photoshop / LR
    5 months agoNew0
    Hi, I am struggling to fully undersatnd the different color models in Photoshop. I am refering to HSL, HSB, Luminosity etc and not the colour modes. There is so little information on the web about the... Read more...
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    afterburn trail
    5 months agoNew0
    I cannot find a tutorial anywhere about this subject. I want to add an orange yellow afterburn trail coming out of the back of an f22.
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    The choices and differences between quality when using the various selection and masking levels in 8 bit and 16 bit images.
    10 months agoNew0
    When to use which tool/method, strategy of that use, any settings necessary to accomplish optimal results.
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    Fine art
    10 months agoNew0
    There are some photographers such as Alan Schaller who use a technique creating white space either through silver efex pro or photoshop without plug in. I would love to see a tutorial regarding this t... Read more...
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    Orton Effect with Luminosity masks
    11 months agoNew0
    I think a tutorial on the Orton Effect would be a excellent topic. Looking for covering two areas. 1) best way to create an action for the Orton Effect. There are so many ways on the web so not all of... Read more...
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    Filters revisited
    1 year agoNew0
    I good topic for a lesson would be an update on the filters available in Photoshop. Stretching the title definition a little I am thinking of: 1) The new Neural filters, e.g. real world examples u... Read more...
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    Brush Exercises
    1 year agoNew1
    I have been a member for a few years and have learned so much. One of the things I have still been searching for is how to improve my brush skills. I've started using my Wacom a little more. I'm tr... Read more...
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    Basic Scripting for Photoshop
    1 year agoNew1
    Something very useful would be a lesson on basic scripting for Photoshop / Lightroom to follow on from the Actions I and II tutorials. There are lots of Java Script books so it should be relativel... Read more...
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    Advanced Liquify
    1 year agoNew0
    I watched the Face-Aware Liquify tutorial which mentioned advanced topics like freeze. I would appreciate a tutorial that covered these advanced Liquify techniques. I would also like to see how to pre... Read more...
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    Photoshop post crop vignette
    1 year agoNew0
    I don't use Lightroom for cropping as I prefer to create a custom selection and invert to define the vignette area rather than use a regular shape like oval. I like the idea in the crop videos to use ... Read more...
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    Save for Web
    1 year agoNew0
    Would like an in depth review of this panel and how to resize for FB and IG viewing to get the best detail. Some of my images look sharp when zoomed in and some don't. I currently save at 2000 width... Read more...
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    make composite adding elements from same scene without using masks
    1 year agoNew0
    is is possible to create a composite like this one without masking? kind of the opposite of removing objects from a static scene with tourist.
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    Using the Mixer brush
    1 year agoNew0
    I'd like to learn how to use the mixer brush to create painterly effects to a captured image
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    Creative use for LR tools is the Develop Panel
    2 years agoNew0
    There are powerful tools in the Develop Panel like Tone Curve, Color Grading, even Lens Corrections and Calibration, that might be used in creative ways. But there are not a lot of people doing that. ... Read more...
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    Using the Mixer Brush
    2 years agoNew0
    I'd really like to learn how to use the mixer brush to produce artistic creations. I have been following Ben for ages and believe he's the one to teach such a mind boggling thing in Photoshop.
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    LAB color space
    2 years agoNew0
    How to use LAB for color correction, color change, and color modification.
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    Modifying Color through Curves
    2 years agoNew0
    I found the lesson Multi-Mask Operations as especially useful lesson. Although you did not cover this topic in that lesson, when I examined the masks in your image I found a mask called Cement color t... Read more...
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    Out Of Bounds
    2 years agoNew0
    That is what it was called in some lessons long ago that I took. I think that there are others who would find creating such images fun and useful. Some I have done at: https://www.imaging-and-art.com/... Read more...
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    Perspective in image composites
    2 years agoNew0
    It would be good to have some expert advice on how to get the perspective right in a composited image so that all the individual items look like they are all correctly in perspective. An example woul... Read more...
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    LR rename on import?
    2 years agoNew0
    apparently, when you rename a photo on import, the original name is not stored in the metadata. If you don't include the file sequence as part of your new naming system, you can not recover the origi... Read more...
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    UpDating LR and/or PS
    2 years agoNew0
    dot releases and major upgrades do different things to presets, plug-ins, brushes, patterns, etc. What routine maintenance should we do to minimize problems when updating or upgrading.
  • 1
    Lightroom and Photoshop integration
    2 years agoNew0
    I would love to have the MAX ADOBE class in here 🙂
  • 1
    Virtual Copies
    2 years agoNew0
    The limitations of virtual copies. moving, editing, exporting etc.
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    Brushes Deep Dive
    2 years agoNew0
    I would like a deep dive on Brushes and Smudge brushes. I want to understand the nuts and bolts of the brush settings. To know the difference between a regular brush and a smudge brush. How to crea... Read more...
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    Photoshop Apply Image
    2 years agoNew0
    Ben, thanx for soliciting suggestions for this topic. From my relatively uneducated perspective, 'Apply Image' appears to be able to be used in a number of different ways. It seems to be similar to '... Read more...
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    Photoshop Apply image - Practical applications
    2 years agoNew0
    Ways to use apply image to edit images
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    Tricky Selections - Different ways to select
    2 years agoNew0
    Advanced selection methods - Selection using different methods - gradient kind ok areas (moonlight etc) saturation, colour range, fur, objects from similar colour backgrounds, blurry edges and others.
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    using 3D for photography
    2 years agoNew0
    I would like to take the ideas presented by Corey Barker in the Virtual PS Summit but get a better overall idea on how to use the 3D tools
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    Plug ins for PS and/or LR
    2 years agoNew0
    ANything to do with presets, brush presets, but also specialist plug-in like Black and White enhancements.
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    PS Library
    2 years agoNew1
    I know this can be a powerful tool and I think it would be a good lesson. There doesn't seem to be many tutorials out there,
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    Brush tool
    2 years agoNew0
    including the Wacom tablet
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    Processing Underwater Photographs
    2 years agoNew0
    Now that there are many underwater cameras that shoot raw it woyld be great to have a lesson on the best ways to process them. If I can attach it there will be an example of my attempts
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    Matchng Colour & Tone in LR
    2 years agoNew0
    I am working on a diptych and would like to ensure the two images match in colour and tone. I have used the reference window to have them side by side and I have tried to do it by sight, with not a g... Read more...
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    Sharpening for Fine Art Printing
    2 years agoNew0
    Pixel Genius had some wonderful automation for output and creative sharpening. There are the tools, the techniques and the eye for sharpening for various print media. Help.
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    Sharpening for Fine Art Printing
    2 years agoNew0
    Pixel Genius had some wonderful automation for output and creative sharpening. There are the tools, the techniques and the eye for sharpening for various print media. Help.
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    Controlling eye movement
    2 years agoNew0
    Would love to have a couple of lessons on how to control eye movement through a photograph using composition and post processing techniques. I seem to recall some hierarchy of elements the eye is gene... Read more...
  • 3
    Cubist Treatment
    2 years agoNew0
    I would like to see a lesson where you transform one (or more) of your photos into a cubist style image using native PS tools - blend modes, gradients, transform… Some of those early gas stations hav... Read more...
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    move bars or fencing in "zoo" shots
    2 years agoNew0
    In the image attached, I was shooting toucans inside the aviary, but the background always had the cage showing. Can that be removed? How best to proceed.
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    Blend If and Blend Modes to make Selections
    2 years agoNew0
    Using the Blend If and blend modes to make good selections. What works, what does not, how to fine-tune a selection with these blending tools
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    Your best LR-edited-only photos
    2 years agoNew0
    You mentioned that you do 80% (maybe even more) of your image editing just in Lightroom (Classic). I'd like a lesson showing the editing done on some of your best photos.
  • 3
    Video editing in PS
    2 years agoNew0
    Expand on the first lesson and include things like adding text, captions, images, and links.