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Beyond Skin: Going Deeper with Photoshop CS3
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Beyond Skin: Going Deeper with Photoshop CS3

with Lee Varis

Video: Introduction

Hi! I'm Lee Varis. Welcome to Beyond Skin: Going Deeper with CS3. I have been a photographer for 30 years and I have been doing digital for just about 20. I'm going to be showing some of the things I've learned in my long career doing digital photography. We are going to be using Photoshop as a digital darkroom to post-process and enhance photographs of people, faces, and bodies. So first we are going to start by examining the Photoshop CS3 interface.

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Beyond Skin: Going Deeper with Photoshop CS3
3h 57m Intermediate Jun 06, 2008

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Beyond Skin: Going Deeper with Photoshop CS3 was created and produced by Lee Varis. We are honored to host his material in the lynda.com Online Training Library®

Portraiture can be one of the most rewarding skills for a photographer to master, and the right post-processing and enhancement techniques can make all the difference. In Beyond Skin: Going Deeper with Photoshop CS3, Lee Varis uses Photoshop CS3 as a digital darkroom to bring out the best in photos of people, faces, and bodies. He examines tone and contrast, color correction, retouching, and more.

Topics include:
  • Customizing the Photoshop CS3 workspace
  • Controlling tone and color balance with Curves settings
  • Correcting and enriching color with Hue/Saturation
  • Converting images to black and white
  • Retouching and sharpening portraits
  • Enhancing background bokeh
  • Adding portrait glow
  • Blending luminosity
Subjects:
Photography Retouching
Software:
Photoshop Wacom
Author:
Lee Varis

Introduction

Hi! I'm Lee Varis. Welcome to Beyond Skin: Going Deeper with CS3. I have been a photographer for 30 years and I have been doing digital for just about 20. I'm going to be showing some of the things I've learned in my long career doing digital photography. We are going to be using Photoshop as a digital darkroom to post-process and enhance photographs of people, faces, and bodies. So first we are going to start by examining the Photoshop CS3 interface.

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