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Portraiture can be one of the most rewarding skills for a photographer to master, and the right post-processing and enhancement techniques can make all the difference. In Beyond Skin: Going Deeper with Photoshop CS3, Lee Varis uses Photoshop CS3 as a digital darkroom to bring out the best in photos of people, faces, and bodies. He examines tone and contrast, color correction, retouching, and more.
- Customizing the Photoshop CS3 workspace
- Controlling tone and color balance with Curves settings
- Correcting and enriching color with Hue/Saturation
- Converting images to black and white
- Retouching and sharpening portraits
- Enhancing background bokeh
- Adding portrait glow
- Blending luminosity
Skill Level Intermediate
- Hi, I'm Lee Varis. Welcome to Beyond Skin, Going Deeper with CS3. I've been a photographer for 30 years, and I've been doing digital for just about 20. I'm gonna be showing you some of the things that I've learned in my long career doing digital photography. We're gonna be using Photoshop as a digital darkroom to post-process and enhance photographs of people, faces, and bodies. So first we're gonna start by examining the Photoshop CS3 interface.
So let's get going.