Join Chris Orwig for an in-depth discussion in this video Applying midtone contrast and sharpening, part of Photoshop CS5: Athletic Retouching Projects.
Well, then wrapping up our work on this image, there are just a few more things…that I want to do here.…In particular, I want to work on the overall color and tone and also midtone…contrast and then of course, organize our layers and review what we've done.…So first though, let's click in our topmost layer and then merge to the top.…To do so, press Shift+Option+Command+E on a Mac, Shift+Alt+Ctrl+E on Windows,…and we'll name this apply image.…Now apply image is something that many photographers integrate to their overall…workflow and actually use quite often.…Here is how it works.…
We navigate to the Image pulldown menu, then we select Apply Image.…Now what we are looking for here is to choose something that will bring out…really interesting or intriguing color.…We can do different blending.…You could see we have different blending modes, like we could try Multiply or…we could try Screen.…Now these blending modes work in a way that's typical to blending modes.…We're used to see in screen brightening or Soft Light, adding contrast and…
- Creating and combining multiple exposures
- Repositioning subjects
- Enhancing color and tone
- Removing unwanted background elements
- Simplifying with selections
- Improving composition with cropping
- Toning with the High Dynamic Range (HDR) Pro toolset
- Enhancing eyes
- Changing shape and sculpting muscles with Liquify
- Increasing height
- Sharpening and creating final layer comps
Skill Level Intermediate
Photoshop CS5: Fashion Retouching Projectswith Chris Orwig4h 30m Intermediate
Photoshop CS5: Portrait Retouchingwith Chris Orwig11h 2m Intermediate
1. Outdoor Portrait
5. Gym Workout
8. Indoor Track Sprint
9. Enhancing Strength
10. Surfer Portrait
11. Underwater Portrait
13. Father and Son Portrait
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