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Capture a stunning Facebook or LinkedIn profile photo with your smartphone (13-minute video course)

With this short video course, get an amazing, professional looking PR or profile photo of yourself using any camera & with no special equipment.

Why settle for a simple snap for your Facebook, LinkedIn, Whatsapp profile picture or even your PR photo, when you can take a brilliant, professional looking one yourself?This course shows you some easy tricks for getting an incredible looking head and shoulders portrait, and without using any special equipment, and these tricks work with any camera, even a smartphone!Once you’ve grasped the simple technique you can take some of your friends too, maybe even make some money doing them for other people (I do!).

Try this 13-minute video course

Learn Adobe InDesign with this Free Comprehensive 11-hour Course

This Free Adobe InDesign training course teaches you how to use this powerful digital and print layout software. With the introduction of amazing new digital layout features, InDesign really is the industry standard when it comes to not only traditional media layouts, but also EPUB and other digital standards.

Starting with the absolute basics, this course assumes you have no prior knowledge in Adobe InDesign. This video based training begins with how to setup preferences and work in the Adobe InDesign interface. You will learn how to start you layout and begin adding text and objects to your design. As you continue on you cover features such as formatting your text, working with tables and graphics, adding color and effects, and even making your layout interactive. Finally you cover eBooks and how InDesign can expedite creating your EPUB publications, as well as publishing or printing your layouts.

By the time you have completed this computer based training course for Adobe InDesign CS5, you will have a deep understanding on how to utilize the powerful tools and techniques available to you in this software to create your own high-quality layouts.

This course contains 21 Lessons and 107 Video Tutorials. All of this content is available for you to learn at your own pace. The content is available to you for a lifetime and you will earn a Certificate of Completion once you are through with the course.

Working files are included to allow you to work with the same files that the author uses throughout the training course.

You can sign-up for the course here

Learn to Code with this Free 2-hour Programming Course for Beginners

Whether you plan on learning web, mobile or game development, there is a common foundation you need to master. Programming for Absolute Beginners is designed to teach you the basics that will come in handy no matter what type of development you want to specialize in.

In this fast-paced, easy-to-understand course, master trainer Mark Lassoff will take you through the basics of developing programs– and make it easy for you to learn to code. You’ll start off learning input and output, conditionals, loops, and even basic data structures. The learn to code course uses the clear and concise Python programming language which has a similar syntax with Javascript, C, Java, and many other modern languages. Learning the basics in Python will set you up for success—no matter what language(s) you use in the future.

You’ll learn as you complete the engaging video lectures, followed by challenging lab exercises that will guide you through creating your first programs. Programming for Absolute Beginners is where your path to professional begins.

You can sign up for this course here.

We offer a Certificate of Completion once you are through with the course.

All our courses on programming are available here

Free 13-hour Adobe Photoshop course for Beginners

Update: We have launched a new-and-updated Free Adobe Photoshop CC Training Course.

Practice photos for this course are available for download here

This course has lifetime access and you can learn them at your own pace.

Certificate of Completion is available.

The courses described in the post below have now been retired.


Do you have images or photographs that you wanted to edit or enhance?

Adobe Photoshop, the world’s best imaging and design app helps you with creative possibilities with new tools for design and photography.

To get you started, here is a free comprehensive 13-hour-course on Photoshop. This course has lifetime access and is available for you to learn at your own pace.

This Photoshop tutorial for beginners will teach you the fundamentals of Adobe Photoshop with easy to follow, practical examples.Starting with the basics, in this Photoshop tutorial for beginners, you will learn how to setup your work environment, open files, and perform various editing functions that Photoshop has to offer. Beyond the standard functions that Andy will instruct you on, he also covers, in some depth, color correction, layers, levels, Adobe Bridge, blending, masks, alpha channels, and much much more. Andy’s witty instructional style will keep you interested and entertained throughout the whole of these Adobe Photoshop tutorials for beginners.By the conclusion of this video tutorial, you will be fully versed in the use of the basic tools of Adobe Photoshop, and able to open, edit and prepare images for use in print, or digital media such as PDF’s or the Internet. Included are full work files, to allow you to learn right along with the instructor using the exact same files that he does.

Our first Free Photoshop course has crossed 100K learners. Following through on its success, we have launched a new Free 13-hour Adobe Photoshop CC Course, specifically for users interested in the Adobe Creative Cloud (CC) version of Photoshop.

In this Adobe Photoshop CC training course, you will learn how to use the worlds most popular graphics and photo editing software.

This training is designed for the absolute beginner, and you will learn Adobe Photoshop CC from the ground up, with no prior experience required.

This training course breaks down the features and tools of Adobe Photoshop CC into easily understood parts, increasing your ability to understand and retain the information. You will learn how to: organize your files using Adobe Bridge, work with Camera Raw images, create and manage color in an image, utilize layers in Photoshop and work with filters. Andy shows you how to use tools such as dodge and burn, the magic wand, brushes, cloning and healing, and even Type in Photoshop CC.

With 176 Tutorial Videos and almost 13 hours of instruction in this Adobe Photoshop CC tutorial, you will learn more than can be possibly listed here! By the time you have completed this video based training for Adobe Photoshop CC, you will be familiar with the tools available to you in this graphics editing and creation software, and how to apply them to your own projects.

Working files are included, allowing you to follow along with the author throughout the lessons.

These tutorials have lifetime access and you can learn them at your own pace.

Certificate of Completion now available.

Adobe KnowHow also features a range of free and paid courses on Photography.