Join Chris Orwig for an in-depth discussion in this video Sharpening eyes with Smart Sharpen, part of Photoshop CS3 Portrait Retouching Essentials.
In this movie, we will be looking at how we can improve eyes with Sharpening.…We will be working on the file dr_russell_brown.tif.…Open that one up in Photoshop, after go to full screen view mode…and then double click the Zoom tool, that will take the image to 100%.…Here we have this portrait that I captured not too long ago of Russell Brown.…He is the senior creative director at a Adobe and Russell has influenced me in immense ways, amazing guy.…What I wanted to do is I'm going to improve this portrait of Russell.…Now, the image is sharp.…I know it is sharp.…We shot it at real shallow depth of field, like 1.2 or something like that, because I can see that his eye brows are sharp here,…yet his eyes arent sharp because he is wearing glasses.…
So how can I improve this image by sharpening those eyes?…Well, what we are going to do is copy our background layer.…We are going to do that by clicking on that layer and dragging it to the New Layer icon or by using one…of our shortcuts Command+J on a Mac or Ctrl+J on a PC.…
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
Skill Level Intermediate
Photoshop CS3 Portrait Retouching Techniqueswith Chris Orwig8h 35m Intermediate
Beyond Skin: Going Deeper with Photoshop CS3with Lee Varis3h 56m Intermediate
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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