Luminar Neo Course

Get incredible AI assisted results in just a click or a swipe with our Luminar Neo photography editing course

21 MODULES

BEGINNER FRIENDLY

8.5 HOURS

FREE LUT FILES & COURSE IMAGES

21 MODULES

8.5 HOURS

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The ONE Course Photographers Need

If you’re a beginner to Luminar NEO then this online course will quickly help you uncover its incredible power and dramatically transform your photography.

Crafted by course instructor Stephen Walton, this easy-to-follow training gives you the inside knowledge and skills you need to edit your photographs and achieve miraculous results – at light speed.

Stephen Walton presenting a Luminar Neo photography editing course

The ONE Course Photographers Need

If you’re a beginner to Luminar NEO then this online course will quickly help you uncover its incredible power and dramatically transform your photography.

Crafted by course instructor Stephen Walton, this easy-to-follow training gives you the inside knowledge and skills you need to edit your photographs and achieve miraculous results – at light speed.

How will this course improve
your editing?

As well as the normal adjustments, this course has been designed to teach complete beginners how to use some of Luminar Neo’s incredible AI-powered editing tools.

Noise Reduction

HDR Merge

SuperSharp Ai

Magic Light

Upscale AI

Stephen Walton presenting a Luminar Neo photography editing course

Sliders, Masking & Layers

iPhotography’s Luminar Neo course gives you full start-to-end training, leaving no button or feature untouched. Each lesson gives you a clear demonstration of Luminar’s tools and lets you see them in action.

You’ll get all the important training you need with this online Luminar Neo course. We’ll show you how every slider, option and masking tool works.

Sliders, Masking & Layers

iPhotography’s Luminar Neo course gives you full start-to-end training, leaving no button or feature untouched. Each lesson gives you a clear demonstration of Luminar’s tools and lets you see them in action.

You’ll get all the important training you need with this online Luminar Neo course. We’ll show you how every slider, option and masking tool works.

Stephen Walton presenting a Luminar Neo photography editing course

CPD Approved Course

This iPhotography course is fully backed and certified from our training verification service CPD.

You can rest assured that you’re getting the best online training which is held to the highest standards from an independent service.

All iPhotography courses come with a free downloadable CPD verified certificate. Selected courses allow you to upgrade to a premium hard copy delivered to your door with free worldwide P&P.

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CPD Approved Course

This iPhotography course is fully backed and certified from our training verification service CPD.

You can rest assured that you’re getting the best online training which is held to the highest standards from an independent service.

All iPhotography courses come with a free downloadable CPD verified certificate. Selected courses allow you to upgrade to a premium hard copy delivered to your door with free worldwide P&P.

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Lesson Contents

Click the tabs below for an overview of what you’ll discover inside each module of the iPhotography Luminar Neo course:

Get started by discovering how to navigate your Luminar Neo software. Find out where to check for updates, how to change the view panels and arrange the images in your library.

Time to add your photos to the Luminar Neo library. Whether you're adding a single image or a folder bursting with images we'll show you how to import, arrange, catalogue and create customised albums with your favourite photos.

Luminar Neo's preset collections are out of this world. Packed with perfect effects for different landscapes, portraits, black and white photos and more. You'll find out how to apply these presets, add your own, create favourites and download extras.

Tools Unlocked:

  • How to open an image in Luminar Neo
  • Plugin installation
  • How to download presets from the marketplace
  • Presets module
  • Importing new presets
  • How to make your own presets
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Time to start editing your photos. We'll start off by showing you how to crop photos in Luminar Neo, making sure your horizons are straight. Once we're done with that then we'll head to the Develop section to start making changes to exposure, enhancement AI, colour tweaks, black and white toning, denoising and vignetting.

Tools Unlocked:

  • Develop
  • Enhance AI 
  • Erase AI 
  • Structure AI 
  • Colour
  • Black and White
  • Details
  • Denoise 
  • Vignette

Landscape photographers, this module is for you! With incredible tools to change the sky, adding sun rays and turning day into night using the Twilight Enhancer AI you can really transform any landscape photo you take.

Tools unlocks:

  • Sky AI
  • Sunrays
  • Twilight Enhancer AI
  • Atmosphere AI
  • Landscape
  • Water Enhancer

Luminar Neo is nothing but a creative suite for photographers to explore, experiment and visualise their dream edit using tools you'll not find anywhere else.

Discover how to change the lighting in your photo, add a cinematic effect with mood sliders, toning twists, matte effects and neon and mystical glows. These tools are completely unique to Luminar Neo!

Tools Unlocked:

  • Relight AI
  • Dramatic
  • Mood
  • Toning
  • Effects
  • Matte
  • Mystical
  • Glow
  • Film Grain

For portrait photographers we've got a full lesson dedicated to improving your people pictures in Luminar Neo. Whether you want to create a studio style light with extra light sources or just create a shallower depth in your photos - we can show you how to do it with ease in Neo.

Improve skin texture, eye details, lip colour, body shape and even give your portraits a high key look with just a few sliders.

Tools Unlocked: 

  • Studio Light 
  • Portrait Bokeh AI 
  • Face AI 
  • Skin AI
  • Body AI 
  • High Key 

Discover the advanced capabilities of Luminar Neo with the enhanced extensions and pro-grade tools.

Reduce the effects of high ISO and grain with the superior RAW Noiseless AI extension. Remove accidental motion blur with Supersharp AI and enhance the ambient light in your photos with Magic Light AI.

Discover how to blend colours together with harmony, enhance shadows with dodge and burn brushes as well as removing distractions using clone stamp features.

Tools Unlocked: 

  • Noiseless AI
  • Supersharp AI
  • Magic Light AI
  • Super Contrast 
  • Colour Harmony
  • Dodge & Burn
  • Clone

Masking will completely change your edits. Escape the global edits where everything changes and start to look at your photos as sections which you can edit independently.

And if things didn't work out during your shot, we'll show you how to remove your background quickly and add in new ones.

Tools Unlocked:

  • What is masking?
  • How to use masks
  • Brush Masks
  • Radial Gradients
  • Linear Gradients
  • Luminosity Masking
  • Object Masking AI
  • Mask AI
  • How to remove backgrounds
  • Simple cutouts
  • Saving transparent background images

Take your edits to the next level in Luminar Neo when you start to play with layers. Layers allow you add more images, assets and graphics to your projects. Discover how to stack photos, blend shots together to create collages and creative looks.

Tools Unlocked:

  • Blending modes
  • Rearrange the layer orders
  • How to duplicate layers
  • Adding texture overlays
  • Adding bokeh overlays
  • How to add a watermark

With the basic editing tools covered we'll give you a whistle-stop tour on how to export your photos in Luminar Neo so they look perfect for a range of different uses.

Tools Unlocked:

  • Where to find Export windows
  • File formats differences
  • Compression choices
  • Bit rate selections
  • Colour spaces
  • Resolution choices
  • How to choose the best export setting
    • Online use
    • Print
    • Archiving

Increase the dynamic range of your photos using HDR. Whether you want to apply it just to one image or a group of similar photos at different exposures then Luminar Neo's HDR Merge extension is perfect for shots taken under challenging light.

Tools Unlocked:

  • Where to find the extension
  • Batch HDR
  • HDR merge settings and options
  • Where the merged images go and how to move them
  • How to shoot bracketed images

Create a wider depth of field using different photos shot with wider apertures. We'll show you how to create a single image with the look of F/16 but actually shot at F/4!

Tools Unlocked:

  • How to shoot for focus stacking effect
  • How to get the extension
  • Where to find it
  • How many images to use
  • Best settings

This special extension is ideal for photographers who want to improve their print quality. Upscale AI magically increases the image dimensions of your photo UPTO 6 TIMES LARGER which allows for a great print size!

Tools Unlocked:

  • Upscale options
  • Limitations of upscaling
  • Where to find it
  • Best settings
  • When to use it, and not

Sometimes one photo doesn't capture the true width of your scene. By shooting panoramas you can capture a letter-boxed shaped vista of a landscape using multi images taken from a fixed point scanning across the scene.

Once you've got your shots we'll show you, using Luminar Neo, how to stitch all those shots together for a perfect landscape view.

Tools Unlocked:

  • How to shoot your images for panoramas
  • How to import images for stitching
  • How many images to use
  • Changing perspective effects
  • How to trim excess canvas
  • Best settings

Take advantage of more presets in module 16 and discover the Looks panel in Luminar to play around finding a new style in your photography with exceptional consistency. 

Tools Unlocked:

  • GenErase
    • How to remove distractions
  • GenSwap
    • How to replace objects in your shot
  • GenExpand
    • How to open the crop of your shot and fill it with AI generated imagery to match the source file

Now you've learnt everything that Luminar Neo has to offer it's time to start five exciting 'Edit with Me' tutorials.

Follow step-by-step alongside your course instructor using the exact same HD photographs to create incredible edits that you can freely post online or print out.

Start off with a landscape tutorial...

Time to discover how to improve your wildlife photos using some of Luminar Neo's dedicated detail tools and fine enhancements.

Encapsulate your tutorial image with a clever AI generated frame to compliment the subject.

Learn how to improve shots taken at sunset by enhancing shaded details, re-correct the colour of water and bring out more depth in hazy skies with this special 'Edit with Me' tutorial.

Discover how to enhance the night sky using Magic Light AI and bring out those starry spectacles alongside deep sky improvements with Accent AI to make your astro photos look like magical galaxies.

We've broken this 'Edit with Me' tutorial into 3 parts as there are so many different ways to edit a portrait.

Take on the challenge of using background removal and generating a brand new one (yours might not even look the same as your instructors given the random generative powers of AI!).

Learn how to improve your black and white photos with professional tweaks and enhancements as well as making your model look amazing with skin adjustments too! 

BONUS: Luminar for iPad!

This course covers how to master Luminar Neo for PC or Mac, but there is an alternative – Luminar for iPad!

For iOS users only, you can download Luminar Neo and discover the lightweight version of this incredible piece of software. 

With a totally unique layout, button functionality and clever adjustment graphics you can make many of the same edits on an iPad as you can on a desktop computer.

We’ve covered the app in this special bonus module.

Meet Stephen, Your Luminar Neo Instructor

Stephen Walton iPhotography Head Tutor

Stephen Walton

iPhotography Head Tutor

“I’ll be honest, I’ve always been a Photoshop or Lightroom user and never thought I’d come across another piece of software that could pull me away – but WOW!

Since using Luminar Neo I see photography in a totally different way. I don’t envision the final photo through the viewfinder of the camera – instead I think about what I can do with it in Luminar Neo.

I want to share with you how Luminar Neo can completely change the way you edit too.

I really hope you choose to join my course so I can show you how to spend less time editing and still get incredible results!”

Tutorial Images & LUT Files Included

Sign up to the iPhotography Luminar Neo course today and you'll also get 5 HD course images to follow along the 'Edit with Me' tutorials. We've also included a free set of custom-made LUT files. With 1-click you'll be able to apply professional grades edits to your photos.

Extra Membership Benefits

If you're new to iPhotography, by joining this course you'll also unlock a range of other benefits as part of our member's community.

Download Library

Packed with PDF sheets, lighting diagrams, ebooks and posing guides our download library has lots of resources.

PHOTO CHALLENGE

Every Friday iPhotography members can on our 48 hour weekend photography challenge for fun!

FEEDBACK GALLERY

Get access to our private feedback gallery. Upload your photos and get ratings from course students and tutors.

media library

Separate to your courses videos, our media library has hundreds of other training tutorials waiting for you.

OUR PROMISE TO YOU

We offer a full 30-Day Money Back Guarantee. If you are at all unhappy with the iPhotography Luminar Neo course, for any reason, just let us know and we’ll issue a full refund.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Is this Luminar Neo course suitable for beginners?

Yes, it was designed to take beginners through this powerful photo editing software and teach you how to use it like a pro!

Luminar Neo is packed with wonderful features and AI tools, incredible effects, and can function both as a photo organizer and as a photo editor.

Discover how to use;

  • Magic Light Ai
  • Upscale Ai
  • Noiseless Ai
  • Supersharp Ai
  • and more!
What will this Luminar Neo course teach me?

This online Luminar Neo course will teach you all of the ins-and-outs of using Luminar.

Including all of the main editing modules, Develop, Essentials, Creative, Portrait, and Professional, and all of the sliders and how they change your image.

You will also learn how to use LUTs, Luminar Presets, Generative Ai tools all the extension features as well as superior sky replacements, portrait enhancing, and other advanced features.

Within this course you’ll also get access to five exclusive ‘Edit with Me’ tutorials, which allow to you edit alongside your course instructor using the exact same images and learn the software in a real time editing environment.

What else is included in this Luminar Neo course?

Along with 20 Luminar lessons (plus a bonus module covering Luminar Neo for iPad), you’ll also get a free set of Luminar LUT files, which you can install to help make your editing even quicker.

You will need to already have a copy of Luminar Neo installed to follow along with the course tutorials.

Experience the power of Luminar Neo's incredible AI generative tools. Removing distractions with GenErase, open your world wider with GenExpand and introduce new objects using GenSwap.

Luminar Neo GenErase Example
Luminar Neo GenSwap Example

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