Erika Thornes reviews a headswap she did a few years ago. She goes over the mistakes she made, and shows how to fix them. Erika explains why it is important to double check your work and how you can do this using tools in Photoshop.
- [Instructor] Aww, here's Noah again!…In this video, I want to show you…the mistakes I made with this head swap…that I would like to make sure that I don't repeat again…and maybe you'll learn something…from dissecting this image with me.…So, let's go through the edits…and see what we've done.…Alright, this is what Noah looked like…when the frame was taken…and I really liked my brother-in-law, Jordan, here…because sometimes he gets really awkward in pictures…and so it was a great shot of both Annie and Jordan…and so I knew I had to run with it.…So, I found a different place to put ...…
I found a different image for Noah…and so we added him into the photo…right here.…I really like what I see, here.…I've got him all lined up.…He's looking great,…but there are a few details that I noticed…that are just out of place and are really bothering me.…If you can see down here,…here we go,…I've got Annie's skirt with some opacity issues, there.…I also have some blurring and stuff in the sand.…To show you how that occurred, I'm going to…
In this course, photographer Erika Thornes shows how to review a kid photo shoot to find the best shot of the bunch. Then, she dives into Lightroom and Photoshop and details a variety of retouching challenges and solutions—including cleaning up that messy nose.
- Selecting and editing the hero shot
- Making a clean edit in Lightroom
- Adjusting exposure and white balance
- Cropping images
- Working with layers and masks
- Using Photoshop to remove stray hairs, brighten eyes, and remove scabs
- Swapping faces in Photoshop