Join Chris Orwig for an in-depth discussion in this video Final project review, part of Photoshop CS5: Athletic Retouching Projects.
At this last step in the process all that I want to do here is make another…overall color and contrast adjustment and then organize my layers and…evaluate our progress.…Let's go ahead and click on the adjustment layer icon for Curves and with Curves…I am going to use just a traditional S Curve, where I brighten the whites a…little bit, I darken the blacks.…I just like how that adds some nice color saturation.…Here is before and then after.…Another thing I might try with this image is to go over to Vibrance and…Saturation, just bring up the Vibrance a little bit, add a little bit of…that nice snap to it.…
If we zoom out a bit, you can see the before and after with these adjustments,.…Here is before, and then there is after. It just adds a little bit more to the…overall I think intensity of that moment, the vibrant color and the strength of…the athlete and whatnot.…Okay, let's evaluate how we have done and also organize our layers.…Here we'll press F to go to Full Screen View mode.…Next, let's zoom in a little bit so that we can see the image and then we'll…
- 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
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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