Join Chris Orwig for an in-depth discussion in this video Cleaning up the original image, part of Photoshop CS5: Athletic Retouching Projects.
One of the first things that we need to do here is clean up some of the…distracting elements.…In order to do that, we'll take a few different approaches, and first what we're…going to do is work on this window back here.…This is distracting to see someone watching through the window, and also these…windows above are a bit distracting.…So let's zoom in on the image a little bit, then press the Spacebar key to click…and drag to move this over to this window area.…And what I want to do is work on this area, so I'll grab my Quick Select tool by…pressing the W key, or by clicking on it there.…
Next, let's create a new layer, and to create a new layer, we'll do this by way of a shortcut.…It's Shift+Command+N on a Mac, Shift +Ctrl+N on Windows, and we'll name…this layer "clean up 1."…Next step, let's grab our Clone Stamp tool.…We'll take our Clone Stamp tool to just a Normal blending mode, and all that…we're going to do is use a nice big brush. Option+Click or Alt+Click the door here.…We're going to start to paint this door color onto this window, and the nice…
- 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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