Join Chris Orwig for an in-depth discussion in this video Enhancing the color and tone, part of Photoshop CS5: Athletic Retouching Projects.
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Well, at this stage, we're ready to make some enhancements.…Yet, before we make enhancements, what I like to do is to organize my layers a bit.…So let's click in our top layer,…hold down the Shift key, then click in the bottom layer of our adjustments,…and then group these.…On a Mac, press Command+G. On Windows, press Ctrl+G. We'll go ahead and name…this basic, because these are our basic clean up and tone adjustment.…Here is before, and then after.…All right, well, what kind of adjustments do we want to make here?…Well, one of things that I want to do is I want to add a bit more to the face in…regards to brightness, and also the legs, the skin there.…
Then I want to tweak the overall color.…In particular, I want to go with this kind of steel look,…but I want to make this nice and cool.…So I want to have this cool and contrast type of an aesthetic.…Well, first, let's work on the skin.…What we can do is click on our curves adjustment layer.…Then we can go ahead, and use our Target Adjustment tool, and simply click and drag up.…
- 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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11. Underwater Portrait
13. Father and Son Portrait
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