Join Chris Orwig for an in-depth discussion in this video Lightening certain colors, part of Photoshop CS5: Athletic Retouching Projects.
Now that we've done all of this nice cleanup work, which we can see here as…our before and after.…What I want to do is merge all of my cleanup layers together.…I want to commit to those.…So I'll click in the topmost layer.…Hold down the Shift key and then click in the bottommost layer of our cleanup…work, and then press Command+E or Ctrl+E. Let's rename this "clean up," so that we…have all of this in one layer.…Here is that before and after.…A lot of times I find that by merging our layers, it can kind of build up your…confidence and momentum. Rather than having a ton of layers, and all this…confusion, we can commit to the adjustments we've made, and then make some nice progress.…
All right, well, the next thing I want to do is work on the brightness value of this area.…It's too dark, in my opinion.…So here is how I'll work on this.…We'll click on our Adjustment Layer icon, and choose Curves.…We'll go ahead and brighten this up.…We're really focusing in on this area.…We're evaluating how that looks.…
- 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
Photoshop CS5: Fashion Retouching Projectswith Chris Orwig4h 30m Intermediate
Photoshop CS5: Portrait Retouchingwith Chris Orwig11h 2m 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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