Join Colin Smith for an in-depth discussion in this video Special considerations for sharpening faces, part of Lightroom 1.3 for Digital Photographers.
Let's have a little bit more of a look at sharpening. …This time we are going to work on a face. …There are some things that are a little bit unique when we are sharpening humans. …Well, one of the things we need to know when we are sharpening of course is we need to …go to the 1:1 preview. Because we see here that we've got the zoom level of 1:1 as needed, …we get that little warning, and we can click that little button …and that will zoom us in. …Currently right now, we're working in the Develop module. …All I've done is I've hidden the top panel here and the side and the bottom panel and the toolbar.…
So what we are looking at right now is the main view and then the side toolbar here. …So we want to look at the sharpening. …Now what's important is we want to sharpen the eyes, maybe around the nostrils, the lips …a little bit, eyebrows. …But what we don't want to do is we don't want to enhance the pores of the skin because that's …not very flattering, particularly for a female model. …So let's first of all adjust our Amount. …
There's nothing more frustrating than having hundreds of digital pictures clogging up one's hard drive. Photoshop Lightroom 1.3 for Digital Photographers teaches picture-takers how to import, organize, develop, and output images with ease. Instructor Colin Smith breaks down even the most complex tasks into quick and easy-to-understand techniques, and demonstrates multiple methods that work in real-world situations. He teaches photographers how to work efficiently with metadata; create custom keyword sets; and understand Lightroom's ratings, flags, and labels. Colin also shares some of his secret tips!
- Importing images from a hard drive
- Working with the panels efficiently
- Understanding and managing catalogs
- Customizing the HTML galleries
- Adding music to slideshow presentations
- Converting grayscale images
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Getting Started
2. The Library and Catalogs
6. Advanced Adjustments
9. Lightroom for the Web
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