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Type Tips for Photographers

with Matt Kloskowski

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    06:27

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About The Class

Add Text The Correct Way

If you’re creating a watermark, advertisement or social media graphic, adding text can be a powerful way to communicate your message. However, if it’s not well-done or you’re using the font, you can ruin your beautiful photo. In this class, Matt Kloskowski will show you a variety of tips and tricks for adding text to photographs in order to achieve an image that’s professional, effective and easy to read.


SOFTWARE USED:
Adobe Photoshop CC 2018

Topics Covered


Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    Class Introduction

    06:27
  2. 02

    Type Basics

    08:09
  3. 03

    Use Opposing Colors

    06:34
  4. 04

    How to Make a Hard Drop Shadow

    03:19
  5. 05

    Using Gradients with Type

    10:16
  6. 06

    Solid Color Bars

    16:20
  7. 07

    Photo Book Cover

    10:13
  8. 08

    Gallery Prints

    12:42

Meet Your Expert

Matt Kloskowski

Matt Kloskowski is a Tampa-based landscape photographer who loves teaching and photography (in that order). Because he feels that enjoying photography, Photoshop®, and Lightroom® can get way too complicated, his personal mission is ... read more

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  • kasmath

    kasmath

    May 2018

    Yeah! I was so excited to find another class by Matt Kloskowski at Creative Live! Matt is an amazing teacher who comes up with all kinds of ideas. He is clear, concise and easy to follow. He has a wealth of knowledge that he loves to share and his enthusiasm and love for his students comes through in his teaching. I have his Lightroom Course and am so happy and pleased with it because I have learned so much!!! I highly recommend this class of Matt's and hope you will love his classes as much as I do!

  • Cheryl Tarr

    Cheryl Tarr

    December 2018

    I loved this class. Matt provides a very clear explanation of different techniques to add text to photos. Short and sweet!

  • Creativelive Student

    June 2018

    I watched this class live and already put it into my work in the next project. The best part is that I could go back and watch the section that I needed in order to utilize the skills I learned. This is something all photographers need to watch!

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