Join Timothy Sexton for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding the approach for editorial images, part of Photoshop Retouching Techniques: Fashion Editorial.
In this course, we are working with these three images which are fairly typical of a fashion editorial story.…Editorial photography stories differ from advertising stories in that they are…not client driven in most cases.…The images in the direction they go in are primarily controlled by the photographer.…There is a freedom working on editorial that you don't have with advertising.…Although they don't pay anywhere near what advertising does, they are extremely important for photographers.…They showcase and act as portfolio for them to land a lucrative advertising work.…
Working on editorial stories for retouchers gives us the chance to really experiment and…develop looks to really push the color in interesting ways.…It is also a unique opportunity to develop a rapport with particular photographers.…Retouching Editorial work is usually not as labor-intensive as advertising.…Basic cleanup should always be done, but you shouldn't polish your images as much as you would in advertising job.…There are, of course, exceptions to that based on who the photographer is, and the model's complexion that day.…
- Setting up your workspace
- Making hair manageable with the Clone Stamp tool
- Using Liquify to shape hair
- Smoothing wrinkles on fabric
- Elongating the model with layers