Join Chris Orwig for an in-depth discussion in this video Enhancing the color and sharpness, part of Photoshop CS5: Athletic Retouching Projects.
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The next thing I want to take a look at is how we can continue to work with…overall color and tone.…Here, I am going to zoom in a little bit on the photograph, and I'll create a…new adjustment layer.…I want to start to work on the eyes,…so I am going to click on the Curves adjustment layer and just brighten this up,…really just focusing in on those eyes there.…Next, invert the mask:…press Command+I on a Mac, Ctrl+I on Windows. Press the B key to select your Brush tool.…You want to choose white to paint this adjustment in, and you want to have a…really soft-edged brush.…Make sure you have no hardness there, take that off,…pretty small brush, and let's take our opacity down a little bit, somewhere less…than 50% so we can start to paint this in.…
Here, all that we are going to do is really just look at how we can bring in a…touch of brightness into a few areas of the eye, or surrounding the eye as well.…Here, I am just painting in the shadow area a little bit, brightening this up,…increase my Opacity a touch more to bring in some more brightness into the…
- 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
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9. Enhancing Strength
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11. Underwater Portrait
13. Father and Son Portrait
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