Join Derrick Story for an in-depth discussion in this video Choosing your best shots, part of Portrait Retouching with Aperture.
When you're deciding which shots to work on,…I think it's very helpful to spend a little…bit of time, before you actually start image…editing, to do some evaluating of your photos themselves.…And I mean not an individual photo, but the group of photos that you have.…Generally speaking when we do portrait shooting…>> We take a lot of shots because one…small change in expression can make a big difference on…a particular image.…Let's take a look at these 3 shots right here of max spinning the basketball.…
Now, you notice that 2 of them have 2 star ratings.…And then one of them has a three-star rating.…And what I've done, this is actually near the end of a process that…I began off-camera, so to speak, where I had a whole bunch of photos with…no star ratings at all.…I went through them once and then ones that I liked, the…ones that I thought were decent photographs, I gave a two-star rating.…Like I did these, and then I'd go through all of the two-star shots,…and the ones that I thought were head and shoulders above the other ones.…
- Assessing your image
- Retouching blemishes
- Enhancing skin texture
- Adding highlights to the hair
- Adjusting clothing and backdrop color
- Brightening and sharpening eyes
- Converting to black and white
Skill Level Intermediate
Using iPhoto and Aperture Togetherwith Derrick Story2h 37m Intermediate
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