Photoshop Masterclass


Learn how to edit your photos like a pro in Photoshop.

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This course is for you if…

You use Photoshop but don’t know how to use some of the tools.

A photo you love is ruined by a person or object you wish wasn’t there.

You wish your photos looked more professionally edited.

Imagine you could…

  • Know how to use all the powerful tools in Photoshop like a pro.
  • Know how to remove unwanted objects or people from photos.
  • Edit your images like a pro and create the epic photos you dreamed of.
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“Photoshop is such a powerful program but a lot of people aren’t using it to its full potential. My goal with this course is to help fellow photographers feel inspired while editing.”

– August Dering

What you'll learn

Edit alongside me and quickly master the essential tools in Photoshop.

Learn how easy it is to master Photoshop and how, with a few of my tips, your photos can be more striking.

I’ll teach you how to get the image you imagined out of the photo you took and how to get the most out of all the tools at your disposal.

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Create the epic photos you dreamed of




I introduce Photoshop and explain how it differs from Capture One and other processing programs like Lightroom. 



Follow along and learn my preferred workspace, a custom brush, and set up some of my custom time-saving keyboard shortcuts. 


The Workspace Layers and Masking

An initial overview of the Photoshop workspace and an explanation of layers and masking, one of the most important aspects of Photoshop. 



Learn a few time-saving ways to quickly and easily move your images around on the screen and zoom in and out.


Selections and Paint - Part 1

Learn some of the different ways to make and edit selections to target specific areas of an image. 


Selections and Paint - Part 2

Learn how to use the Spot Healing Brush and Patch Tool to remove unwanted objects from your photos.


Adjustment Layers and Masking

Learn how to work with adjustment layers, curves and masking. I show you an edit from scratch using non-destructive editing.


Adjustment Layers and Blending Modes

Learn how to use blending modes to change the behavior of adjustment layers and how to copy layer masks.


Replacing the Sky

Learn the fundamentals of compositing multiple images together and follow along to add a more interesting sky to the photo from the previous lessons. 


Layer Clipping and Adding Drama

Learn how to link an adjustment layer directly to the layer beneath it.  


Skin and Flyaways

Learn some of my basic portrait retouching techniques.



I do a deep dive into one of the most fun and useful tools in Photoshop - Liquify.  


Working with Layers

Learn how to fix problem spots while working with layers.


Precise Masking

Learn how to make a very precise mask of the subject, an essential skill, and then use that mask to change the color of the background. 


Complicated Removals

Learn several techniques to remove unwanted objects or people from your photos. Follow along and problem solve as I remove tourists from a photo of the ancient ruins of Petra in Jordan. 


More Complicated Removals

Learn another powerful technique to remove unwanted areas of a photograph, this time with a landscape of Botswana.



My thoughts on the spirit of experimentation and where to go from here.

Photoshop Masterclass


Learn how to edit your photos like a pro in Photoshop.

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Hear What Photographers Have to Say…

“I cannot believe I’m now able to remove a person from a photo! That’s crazy!”

“My photoshop skills before this were just moving the various sliders around. Now I’m actually editing!”

“I pay every month for photoshop and it turns out I’m hardly using any of its functionality. Thanks August for helping me get my money’s worth!”

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