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Diploma in Photoshop Portrait Editing

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Photoshop is the most widely-used photo-editing software. This Diploma in Photoshop Portrait Editing is designed to teach you the most powerful tools and techniques to enhance your photos in a non-destructive way. Software required: Photoshop. With this course, you will learn the basic principles of light, composition, and how to enhance a mood in your photos. This course takes a deep dive into specific techniques that allow you to work in a non-destructive way. First, you’ll learn about photo evaluation with the Histogram Tool, working in a targeted way with Adjustment Layers, Masks, Layers, and Blend Modes. Next, you’ll learn how to perform a quick clean up and how to convert a colour image to black and white. Finally, learn how to enhance a photo with targeted adjustments and how to sharpen it in an intelligent way.


  • At the end of the course, you will be required to sit for an online MCQ test. Your test will be assessed automatically and immediately. You will instantly know whether you have been successful or not.
  • Before sitting for your final exam you will have the opportunity to test your proficiency with a mock exam.


After completing and passing the course successfully, you will be able to obtain an Accredited Certificate of Achievement. Certificates can be obtained either in hard copy at a cost of £39 or in PDF format at a cost of £24.

Who is this Course for?

Diploma in Photoshop Portrait Editing is certified by CPD Qualifications Standards and CiQ. This makes it perfect for anyone trying to learn potential professional skills.

As there is no experience and qualification required for this course, it is available for all students from any academic background.


Our Diploma in Photoshop Portrait Editing is fully compatible with any kind of device. Whether you are using Windows computer, Mac, smartphones or tablets, you will get the same experience while learning. Besides that, you will be able to access the course with any kind of internet connection from anywhere at any time without any kind of limitation.

Career Path

After completing this course you will be able to build up accurate knowledge and skills with proper confidence to enrich yourself and brighten up your career in the relevant job market.

Course Curriculum

Welcome to the course!
Welcome! 00:03:00
Short introduction 00:01:00
Edit 1: Olga in Yellow / Violet
Clean Up 00:08:00
Dodge & Burn – Preparation 00:08:00
Dodge & Burn – Evaluation 00:03:00
Dodge & Burn Local – Corrective 00:17:00
Dodge & Burn Global – Contouring 00:18:00
Luminosity Adjustments 00:08:00
Sharpening 00:02:00
Gel Lighting Effect – 1st Light: Yellow 00:12:00
Gel Lighting Effect – 2nd light: Violet 00:13:00
Edit 2: Carine in Pink / Blue
Quick Intro to the Edit 00:03:00
Dodge & Burn Local – Corrective 00:17:00
Dodge & Burn Global – Contouring 00:09:00
Luminosity Adjustments 00:10:00
Sharpening 00:05:00
Gel Lighting Effect – 1st Light: Pink 00:10:00
Gel Lighting Effect – 2nd Light: Blue 00:18:00
Edit 3: Chris in Red / Blue / Cyan
Quick Intro to the Edit 00:02:00
Selective Sharpening 00:10:00
Dodge & Burn Global – Contouring 00:17:00
Targeted Color Adjustments – Desaturate 00:07:00
Luminosity Adjustments 00:04:00
Sharpening 00:04:00
Gel Lighting Effect – 1st Light: Blue 00:04:00
Gel Lighting Effect – 2nd Light: Red 00:08:00
Gel Lighting Effect – Light Leak: Cyan 00:14:00
Final Touches 00:09:00
Mock Exam
Final Exam

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