RAW Photo Development and Processing

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Master photo editing and retouching with this step-by-step training course for photographers and creative professionals. In the RAW Photo Development and Processing course, you will learn how to turn your digital negatives into stunning artwork, using Photoshop, LM Action and Adobe Camera RAW. Discover how to merge two exposures, make shadow adjustments, create a set of luminosity masks, and much more.

Throughout this course, you will familiarise with fundamental digital editing tools that will allow you to create solid color adjustment layers, work with noise, contrast and resolution, adjust the white balance of a photo, and even correct any chromatic aberrations. You will also learn how export and save your first exposure. Get certified in just 20/30 hours, with the option to study on a part-time or full-time basis.

Highlights of the RAW Photo Development and Processing :

  • Fast track your career in photography and other creative industries
  • Get set up with LM action and learn how to save and export your first exposure
  • Learn how to make contrast adjustments with the Select Color Range tool
  • Get step-by-step training on how to merge two exposures with LM Action
  • Understand how to create a set of luminosity masks and identify the types of masks
  • Know how to make shadow adjustments with Curves and create solid color adjustment layers
  • Learn about chromatic aberration and understand how to correct it
  • Understand how to reduce the noise in a digital image and adjust the white balance

Course Design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

  • Video lessons
  • Online study materials

Who is this Course for?

This course is ideal for photographers and photography students who wish to develop their photo editing skills. It is also suitable for professionals who work in creative industries, such as design and advertising. To provide you with ease of access, this course is designed for both part-time and full-time students, and there are no specific entry requirements. You can become accredited in just 20/30 hours, with the freedom to study at your own pace.

How is the course assessed?

To successfully complete the course you must pass an automated, multiple-choice assessment. The assessment is delivered through our online learning platform. You will receive the results of your assessment immediately upon completion.

Will I receive a certificate of completion?

Upon successful completion, you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognised certificate and you can choose to make your achievement formal by obtaining your PDF Certificate at a cost of £9 and Hardcopy Certificate for £15.


The RAW Photo Development and Processing is open to all, with no formal entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16.

Career Path

Once you have successfully completed the course, you will receive a recognised certificate of achievement, as proof of your new skills. Add valuable credentials to your CV and fast track your career in the following professions:

  • Photographer
  • Graphic Designer
  • Image Editor
  • Professional Blogger

Course Curriculum

Module: 01
Introduction to the Course 00:03:00
ACR: Quick Evaluation 00:05:00
ACR: Clean Up 00:07:00
ACR: Noise Reduction 00:17:00
ACR: Perspective Distortions Correction 00:05:00
ACR: White Balance 00:12:00
Module: 02
ACR: Chromatic Aberration Correction 00:05:00
ACR: Saving & Exporting the 1st Exposure 00:05:00
ACR: 2nd Exposure – Complete Adjustments & Saving to PS 00:13:00
PS: Opening Exposures in 1 Stack 00:04:00
PS: Installing and Loading LM Action 00:04:00
PS: Creating Set of Luminosity Masks 00:03:00
Module: 03
PS: Merging 2 Exposures with LM 00:13:00
PS: Shadow Adjustments with Curves 00:09:00
PS: Contrast Adjustments with Select Color Range Tool 00:12:00
PS: Local Luminosity Adjustments 00:08:00
PS: Solid Color Adjustment Layer 00:07:00
PS: Selective Color Adjustment Layer 00:12:00
PS: Final Touches & Conclusion 00:15:00

Certificate of Achievement

Learners will get an certificate of achievement directly at their doorstep after successfully completing the course!

It should also be noted that international students must pay £10 for shipping cost.

CPD Accredited Certification

Upon successfully completing the course, you will be qualified for CPD Accredited Certificate. Certification is available –

Course Info

294 Enrolled
  • 1 year
  • Number of Units19
  • Number of Quizzes0
  • 2 hours, 39 minutes