Join Chris Orwig for an in-depth discussion in this video Improving studio backdrops, part of Photoshop CS3 Portrait Retouching Essentials.
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In the next couple of movies we are going to be working on the image kee_photography.psd.…Go and open that one up inside the Photoshop.…I've to go to full-screen view mode and then zoom-in.…Now there are a couple of things that I want to with this image.…In this movie I want to work on the background, in the next movie I want to work…on smoothing out some of the wrinkles on the garment.…Well, first things first, let's create a new layer by clicking on the New Layer icon and name this layer retouch.…Next we are going to grab one of our retouching tools that we will use quite often, the Spot Healing Brush.…We are just going to hit the real big areas.…
Now because the backdrop is pretty uniform, meaning it is all one color; there isnt a ton of gradation.…You can actually click-and-drag with this tool quite a bit.…So I'm just going to go ahead and get rid of the major blemishes here.…As I make my way through this image and I'm just kind of looking at these, or look at before and after.…Alright, you know that's looking pretty good.…
Those wishing to see these skills applied in greater detail may also enjoy Photoshop CS3 Portrait Retouching Techniques.
- Strategizing a retouching workflow
- Correcting color and tone
- Cleaning up images in Camera Raw
- Removing distractions
- Enhancing structure and symmetry
- Reducing and removing wrinkles
- Sculpting facial features and body parts
- Whitening and brightening teeth
- Changing eyes
- Smoothing skin
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1. Retouching Roadmap
2. Correcting Color and Tone
3. Cleaning Up Images in Camera Raw
4. Cleaning Up Images in Photoshop
5. Structural Image Enhancements
6. Reducing and Removing Wrinkles
7. Enhancing Eyes
8. Enhancing Eyelashes and Eyebrows
9. Improving Hair
10. Improving Faces and Bodies
11. Fixing Teeth
12. Improving Makeup
13. Enhancing Skin
14. Softening Skin
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