Softening flesh tones selectively


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Softening flesh tones selectively

In this exercise, as promised, I am going to show you how I would really approach this image. What I think is the best approach to this specific photograph in terms of both smoothing and sharpening, and we are going to see a few different techniques along the way. We are going to actually use Motion Blur to correct some of the skin stuff that is going on because he is in motion after all. Because we have a motion blur going on inside the photograph, we can use Motion Blur to correct the image to serve as a smoothing agent and we are going to see a few other tricks along the way as well. So the first thing that I am going to do, of course, I am going to make sure that I have Sammy shake.jpg open. That is found, of course, inside the 03_sharpen_filters folder and I am going to select the skin tones inside of the face using the Color Range command.

So I am going to go up to the Select menu and I am going to choose Color Range. If you are not familiar with Color Range, its basically an enhanced ve...

Softening flesh tones selectively
Video duration: 10m 16s 10h 36m Intermediate

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Softening flesh tones selectively provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS3 Sharpening Images

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Photography
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Photoshop
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