De-emphasizing wrinkles


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De-emphasizing wrinkles

One of the biggest mistakes I see people making when they are retouching portraits is they get rid of the wrinkles to a really extreme degree, to the point where they make someone not look age-appropriate anymore. So, what I going to do is teach how to get rid of wrinkles really easily, but then teach you to back off a little bit on the retouch you are going to make to make it more realistic. Your goal isn't to change the character or personality or even, necessarily, the age of the person that you're retouching, unless you're working for some high-end fashion magazine or something like that where you are distorting reality. But you want to just remove the distraction, to put focus where you want the viewer to look at in the particular image.

So, here is a lovely portrait of an older couple capturing a very nice moment. They are looking at each other. Let's zoom up at 100%: Command+1, Ctrl+1. And I will just hold down the Spacebar and drag this over to the right a little bi...

De-emphasizing wrinkles
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De-emphasizing wrinkles provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Michael Ninness as part of the Photoshop CS5 Essential Training

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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