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Retouching Bridal Portraits with Photoshop

Retouching Bridal Portraits with Photoshop

with Chris Orwig

Video: Welcome

Welcome, my name is Chris Orwig. In this course, we'll focus in on varietal portraiture retouching. You know, this course is a direct followup to one of my other courses, Wedding Photography for Everyone Bridal portrait. And then of course we went out on location and did a live bridal photo shoot. And here in this course, we'll be working on some of the photographs that were captured during that shoot. We'll be covering a range of topics. Let me highlight a few. We'll talk about how we can use Photoshop in order to enhance and correct color.
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  1. 1m 46s
    1. Welcome
      57s
    2. Using the exercise files
      49s
  2. 44m 27s
    1. Creating a road map for the project
      4m 21s
    2. Cleaning up images
      7m 19s
    3. Removing distractions
      5m 18s
    4. Fixing a specific color problem
      3m 28s
    5. Adding blush to the face
      5m 46s
    6. Warming up the portrait with Color Balance and masking
      3m 49s
    7. Enhancing the eyes
      7m 35s
    8. Softening skin and reducing the freckles
      6m 51s
  3. 21m 43s
    1. Improving the hair
      7m 26s
    2. Adding blur to the background
      6m 23s
    3. Using Liquify to change the wedding dress
      4m 53s
    4. Enhancing the overall color with curves
      3m 1s
  4. 22m 25s
    1. Adjusting light and color with curves and masking
      4m 28s
    2. Continuing improvements with curves and masking
      5m 28s
    3. Enhancing with multiple Camera Raw Radial filter adjustments
      5m 47s
    4. Painting in light with the Camera Raw Adjustment Brush
      6m 42s
  5. 26m 46s
    1. Creating a note layer for the project
      3m 15s
    2. Cleaning up the background with cloning
      4m 10s
    3. Improving the flowers
      3m 41s
    4. Fixing the color of the wedding dress
      6m 6s
    5. Enhancing the color and tone
      5m 47s
    6. Adding a creative color effect
      3m 47s
  6. 16m 56s
    1. Whitening teeth
      6m 26s
    2. Enhancing eyes
      5m 11s
    3. Improving color with the selective color controls
      5m 19s
  7. 26m 52s
    1. Enhancing an image by converting it to black and white
      4m 48s
    2. Enhancing color
      5m 13s
    3. Copying texture from one area to another
      4m 15s
    4. Masking in the next texture
      8m 6s
    5. Finishing the project with Camera Raw
      4m 30s
  8. 15s
    1. Goodbye
      15s

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Retouching Bridal Portraits with Photoshop
2h 41m Intermediate Oct 18, 2013

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The wedding may be over, but the photos aren't quite finished until you've done everything you can to make them look their best. In this course, teacher, author, and professional photographer Chris Orwig revisits the images he shot in Wedding Photography for Everyone: Bridal Portraits and shows how to make natural and creative enhancements with Adobe Photoshop. Learn how to correct color, remove blemishes, make eyes sparkle, whiten teeth, enhance light, and craft a sepia-toned black-and-white portrait from a regular color photograph.

Topics include:
  • Cleaning up images and removing distractions
  • Softening skin and reducing freckles
  • Enhancing eyes
  • Adding blur to the background
  • Using Liquify to change the wedding dress
  • Adjusting light and color with Curves and masking
  • Painting in light with the Camera Raw adjustment brush
  • Whitening teeth
  • Cropping to improve compositions
  • Converting to black and white
Subjects:
Photography Retouching
Software:
Photoshop
Author:
Chris Orwig

Welcome

Welcome, my name is Chris Orwig. In this course, we'll focus in on varietal portraiture retouching. You know, this course is a direct followup to one of my other courses, Wedding Photography for Everyone Bridal portrait. And then of course we went out on location and did a live bridal photo shoot. And here in this course, we'll be working on some of the photographs that were captured during that shoot. We'll be covering a range of topics. Let me highlight a few. We'll talk about how we can use Photoshop in order to enhance and correct color.

We'll explore how we can remove blemishes, or how we can use some tools which allow us to enhance lights and color. We'll look at how we can improve eyes and teeth. We'll also take some time to talk about how we can craft a sepia-toned black and white photograph. Now, we'll be covering all of these topics and more So without further delay, let's begin.

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