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Mastering African American Skin Tones in Lightroom

This class is for photographers who are looking for or struggling with consistency editing African American skin tones. African American's come in some of the most beautiful shades of brown, some with gorgeous red undertones, and some with a beautiful sun undertone and once you are able to read the underlying tones in the skin you can create a consistent look throughout the whole gallery for your client. It is important to know how to edit skin tones under varying types of lighting and subject matters, such as photographing a interracial couple, or a rainbow bridal party.

This course is for those who are looking to take their editing to the next level and create beautiful galleries their clients will love for a lifetime.

After this course you should feel comfortable with the following:

• Editing in natural light no covered shade

• Editing in natural light open shaded area

• Editing images using on or off camera flash outdoors daytime/nighttime

• Editing images using on or off camera flash indoors

• Editing Light/Med African American Skin Tones

• Editing Med/Dark African American Skin Tones • Editing Med/Dark Skin tones with White Skin Tones, how to balance out both subjects

• Applying the j-trick to get that final pop

You should also have an understanding of the following:

• Shooting in raw

• Getting images as close to accurate in camera

• Using natural reflectors

• Using flash or reflectors to get as close to in camera as possible

• Proper exposure to get the most out of Mastin Being aware of highlights when shooting wedding gowns


Your Instructor


Tyrenda Pentecost
Tyrenda Pentecost

Class Curriculum


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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
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We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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