Erika replaces part of an eye to remove stray hairs from across an iris. Erika explains how difficult it can be to remove hair, but shows a variety of techniques to make the iris replacement look natural in Photoshop.
- [Instructor] Back to Stella and her crazy hair.…In the last movie, we removed some of the hair…on the edges.…Now, we're going to go into a more complex removal of hair,…which is covering the eye.…That's going to be a little bit more challenging,…so let's dive in and take a look.…Alright, so I'm going to duplicate the background,…just because I love to have multiple copies,…and that way, in case I ever want to go back…to a different step in time,…I don't have to use my history…to go back through and make changes.…I just have it right there.…When I'm done editing, I will probably remove those layers.…Alright, so I can't help myself.…
I'm going to quickly remove these blemishes.…So fast, no big deal.…Alright, let's move 'em from here, too,…so that we're not lookin' at ice cream…and chocolate on her face while we're editing out her hair.…Alright.…That's good enough for now.…Okay, so onto this hair here.…It goes right through her eye.…It's going to be a hard one to remove,…but I know we can do it.…So, first let's start at the bottom of this hair…
In this course, photographer Erika Thornes shows how to review a kid photo shoot to find the best shot of the bunch. Then, she dives into Lightroom and Photoshop and details a variety of retouching challenges and solutions—including cleaning up that messy nose.
- Selecting and editing the hero shot
- Making a clean edit in Lightroom
- Adjusting exposure and white balance
- Cropping images
- Working with layers and masks
- Using Photoshop to remove stray hairs, brighten eyes, and remove scabs
- Swapping faces in Photoshop