Join Chris Orwig for an in-depth discussion in this video Challenge: Improving a portrait, part of Adobe Camera Raw: Making Selective Adjustments.
- Alright, are ya ready for the challenge in this chapter?…This challenge is all about using the adjustment brush…in order to improve this image.…Here's what I want you to do.…I want you to create three different adjustments…and I want you to create those adjustments…by trying to use your shortcuts that you've learned…in this chapter, like the shortcut to…select the adjustment brush or to…change your brush size.…I want you to make one adjustment,…which slightly darkens the background and the sky.…Then, I want you to make another adjustment.…
This one's for the subject.…This is my buddy, Mike, standing here in Kauai.…What I want you to do is to brighten up the subject…and also the beach here in the foreground.…Then, I want you to make a third adjustment,…which really focuses in on his face in this area…of the image so that we're drawn into…that part of the image.…I would give yourself about five to seven minutes…for this challenge and don't worry about…getting too specific.…Rather what I want you to do is just start to work with…
- Painting in light
- Brightening eyes and whitening teeth
- Making colors come alive
- Working with the Graduated Filter
- Adding light with the Radial Filter
- Removing blemishes
Skill Level Advanced
1. Adjustment Brush
2. Graduated Filter
Making vibrant color2m 58s
3. Radial Filter
4. Removing Blemishes
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