Softening and smoothing skin


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Softening and smoothing skin

Prior to Lightroom, most of our retouching took place in Photoshop. Well, now we're starting to do much more of our retouching from right inside of Lightroom, and we're doing that because of the new Adjustment Brush. So let's take a look at how we can start to soften skin inside of Lightroom. I'll go ahead and press the K key in order to activate the Adjustment Brush and then I'm going to go to this 1:1 zoom here in order to zoom in on the face. Now one of the things that I could do is I could start to paint in softness on the face, yet there is a problem.

We can notice that there are some small little skin variations and whenever you're softening skin, you always have to say to yourself, "clean up first, enhance second." Now we already know how to clean up. We can do that by pressing the Q key or by selecting this tool here, which is called the Spot Removal tool. And first what we need to do is we need to go through our photograph and we need to click on ...

Softening and smoothing skin
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Softening and smoothing skin provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Lightroom 3 Essential Training

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Photography
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Lightroom
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