Join Chris Orwig for an in-depth discussion in this video Combining multiple exposures, part of Photoshop CS5: Athletic Retouching Projects.
In this project we'll be working on these two photographs…of one of the world's best and leading pro beach volleyball players.…We're going to look at something that happens quite often when you're…photographing athletes, and that's this.…Athletes have a bit of an essence.…It's really interesting to see their strength and to see that in action.…Many times when we're photographing athletes we ask them to move, or we ask them…to do things, like Brooke here is doing a pushup.…I really like the composition of this frame.…This frame over here I got in too close.…I cut off the hands.…It didn't look very good.…
So I want to use this frame.…Yet when I select it and then double- click the Zoom tool to go to 100%, what I…soon discover is that while the mouth is in focus, the eyes are completely out of focus.…This happens again all the time when you're photographing athletes, because…they're moving, you're moving.…You're trying to capture a bit of their essence.…So many times what you need to do is combine multiple frames together 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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