9. Lightroom to Photoshop for Special Effects

Lesson overview

In previous lessons, you learned essential Adobe Photoshop skills for combining photos, selecting and masking, and retouching photos. This lesson covers using Photoshop to add special effects to your photos. You’ll be able to use several of the techniques covered in earlier lessons as you work through the projects covered here.

In this lesson, you’ll learn how to use Photoshop to:

  • Add an old Hollywood-style glamour glow effect to photos.

  • Turn a portrait into a painting.

  • Turn a portrait into a colored pencil sketch.

  • Accentuate a focal point with the Iris Blur filter.

  • Create a tilt-shift blur effect.

  • Add motion to your background and your subject.

  • Combine photos into a social media ...

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