Join Chris Orwig for an in-depth discussion in this video Sharpening eyes with High Pass, part of Photoshop CS3 Portrait Retouching Essentials.
In this movie, we will look at one more technique for sharpening eyes.…We will be working on the file portrait.psd.…Go and open that one up inside a Photoshop by double clicking it, press F to go to Full Screen view mode.…let's zoom in a little bit on this particular portrait.…Now, here we have this nice portrait.…We want to add a little bit more sharpness to the eyes.…One way that we can do that is by copying the eyes, so go ahead and make a selection of the eyes, I will grab my Marquee Tool…and make a pretty rough selection of this portion of the face and I copy that to New Layer…by pressing Command+J on a Mac or Ctrl+J on a PC.…
We will name this layer eyes.…The reason I selected just a portion of the image is because I don't want to increase my file size dramatically.…The reason I didnt make a good selection is because I'm going to be using masking to mask in the areas that I want to have sharp.…So I'm just making a real rough selection here so that I can move quickly.…Next, navigate to your Filter drop down menu, choose Other and then High Pass.…
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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