Join Lee Varis for an in-depth discussion in this video Lesson 8: Basic retouching, part of Beyond Skin: Going Deeper with Photoshop CS3.
Now when you say Photoshop, the first thing people think of is retouching.…That's what Photoshop means to most people, taking out all the flaws and pimples…and zits and wrinkles and all that kind of stuff.…And in fact, now-a-days anytime you look at a picture in a magazine, there's a…99% chance that it spent some time in Photoshop getting retouched.…So we're going to cover the basic retouching tools right now to do the typical…flaw removal sort of retouching.…
All right, I usually have trouble finding somebody who's willing to show the…before picture, so I have to resort to this really ugly looking gentleman here.…Now when you're working with a client, it's always a good idea to kind of markup…notes and make sure that you get all the things that you dislike.…So I'm going to make an empty layer here this is just my markup layer.…I'll type in Markup and really what you do is you circle all the little things…that you want to remove, little moles, lines, under the eyes and take off a few…years here. There are some defects, little spots on the sensor here.…
Portraiture can be one of the most rewarding skills for a photographer to master, and the right post-processing and enhancement techniques can make all the difference. In Beyond Skin: Going Deeper with Photoshop CS3, Lee Varis uses Photoshop CS3 as a digital darkroom to bring out the best in photos of people, faces, and bodies. He examines tone and contrast, color correction, retouching, and more.
- Customizing the Photoshop CS3 workspace
- Controlling tone and color balance with Curves settings
- Correcting and enriching color with Hue/Saturation
- Converting images to black and white
- Retouching and sharpening portraits
- Enhancing background bokeh
- Adding portrait glow
- Blending luminosity
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