Chad Neuman 

Independant Photographer


Chad Neuman is a seasoned professional in the fields of media, technology, and education. With over a decade of experience in teaching graphic design and digital media. With his comprehensive understanding of the intersection between these areas. He is an asset to the industry and a valuable mentor to his students.

Born out of his commitment to education and passion for his field, many of Chad's students have gone on to excel as full-time designers, writers, web managers, and creative specialists. They have won awards and recognition, testimony to Chad's effectiveness as an educator and the influence of his pedagogical approach.

Chad's commitment to sharing knowledge extends beyond traditional classroom boundaries. He has developed top-tier online courses in graphic design, logo design, and writing for publications, making quality education in these fields accessible to a global audience. These courses are meticulously curated and designed to equip learners with practical skills they can apply in their professional pursuits.

In addition to his independent educational initiatives. Chad has also collaborated with other professors and professionals in the industry. Together, they have launched courses in various areas, including drawing. This cooperative approach underscores Chad's belief in the power of collective knowledge and the importance of interdisciplinary learning.

Chad's Masterclasses are designed for both novices in digital media and those looking to upgrade their skills in an ever-evolving digital economy. These classes are structured with the learners' needs in mind and provide comprehensive insights into the industry's latest trends and techniques.

But beyond being an educator, Chad Neuman is a professional who has put his skills to the test in real-world scenarios. His experience in the media and tech industries provides him with an edge as an educator. It ensures that his teachings are not just theoretically sound, but also relevant and practical.

Chad's expertise in the industry equips him with the ability to adapt to the rapid changes in the digital media landscape. This adaptability translates into his courses, ensuring that his students are always learning the most up-to-date and relevant information.

In addition, Chad's impact as an educator is not confined to his mastery of the subject matter. His dedication to his students and his passion for teaching shines through in his approach to education. This passion ignites a spark in his students, encouraging them to explore their creativity and innovate in their designs.
Chad Neuman's extensive industry experience, coupled with his proven track record as an educator, positions him uniquely in the field. He has been instrumental in shaping the careers of many successful professionals in the industry.

My Courses


—  Chad Neuman 


Welcome to this comprehensive Adobe Photoshop Portrait Retouching Course! Whether you're a beginner or an experienced photographer, this course is designed to equip you with the skills and techniques needed to enhance and transform your portrait photographs. Throughout this in-depth course, you will delve into various key areas of portrait retouching, including color correction, lighting adjustments, retouching techniques, special effects, black-and-white conversions, and organizing your photos. The engaging video lectures, accompanied by printable handouts, will guide you through each step of the retouching process. In the "Portrait Photo Corrections" section, you will learn how to correct color and lighting in your photos, remove dust and scratches, adjust levels and curves for improved lighting, fix white balance issues, sharpen portrait photos, correct lens distortion, and crop and level your images. These skills will enable you to make significant enhancements to your portraits and create visually stunning results. Continuing on to the "Portrait Retouching Techniques" section, you will discover advanced techniques to refine and perfect your portraits. You'll learn how to remove dark circles and wrinkles, enhance and sharpen eyes, adjust eye color, reshape eyebrows and teeth, whiten teeth, modify the nose, remove stray hairs, and add highlights to hair. These techniques will help you create flawless and captivating portraits. In the "RAW Filter Portrait Retouching Techniques" section, you will explore the power of the Camera RAW filter in Adobe Photoshop. You'll learn how to sharpen and smoothen images, enhance colors, remove blemishes, and make selective adjustments to achieve professional-level retouching results. Next, in the "Special Effects and Stylizing in Portrait Photos" section, you will learn how to apply creative effects and stylization to your portraits. You'll discover techniques for adding contrast, making colors pop, creating photo collages, achieving a pop-out effect, simulating depth of field, adding powerful backgrounds, and even cloning yourself in a photo. The "Artistic Black-and-White Portrait Conversions" section will teach you how to artistically convert your portraits into stunning black-and-white images. You'll explore various conversion methods, including color mode and channel conversions, masking techniques, black-and-white adjustments, channel mixer adjustments, gradient map adjustments, and RAW filter conversions. Discover how to effectively organize your portrait photo library and streamline your workflow using actions. You'll learn techniques for organizing photos, creating and applying batch actions, and maximizing your efficiency in Adobe Photoshop. Throughout the course, you'll have the opportunity to practice what you've learned through assignments and quizzes. This will reinforce your understanding and enable you to apply the techniques to your own portrait photography projects. By the end of this course, you'll have gained a deep understanding of Adobe Photoshop's tools and features specifically tailored for portrait retouching. You'll be able to confidently enhance portraits, correct colors, manipulate lighting, remove imperfections, apply creative effects, convert images to stunning black-and-white, and efficiently organize your photo library. Enroll in the Adobe Photoshop Portrait Retouching Course today and unlock your creative potential to elevate the quality of your portrait photography. Embark on this exciting journey together and take your skills to the next level!


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