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Edit My Photo July 2022 - Angie

edit my photo free editing tutorials Jun 09, 2023

With Charlotte Reeves

Angie was the winner of the June 2022 Edit My Photo challenge in the Unleashed Education community.

As the winner of the challenge, Angie submitted this stunning image of a black tri Australian Shepherd, beautifully posed on a tree stump in the woods. In the edit, I’ll be simplifying the image, removing distractions and playing with Masks in Lightroom to help the dog stand out against a rather distracting background.

Feel free to follow along from start to finish - or Fast Track through the tutorial using the timecodes below.




0:00 Introduction

1:48 Global Adjustments in Lightroom

3:31 Masking in Lightroom

13:14 Quick before/after check

14:04 Clean-Up in Photoshop

16:02 Enhancing the Dog

16:51 Using Topaz Sharpen AI

18:33 Cropping in Lightroom

19:56 Before and After

It's totally free to join in on our Edit My Photo challenges! If you win, you get to submit one of your images to be edited by Charlotte or Craig, plus you score a 20-minute Lifeline Call on Zoom to discuss the edit or anything else relating to the art of pet photography. Opt in to the free Edit My Photo online hub now!

If you enjoyed this tutorial, you'll love our Unleashed Edits! These comprehensive editing tutorial videos are available in our Unleashed Education Premium Membership and also our Editing Unleashed Membership.

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