- [Instructor] For this course it's helpful to have access to Lightroom in Photoshop, but if you don't similar techniques can be applied using other photo editing software. After watching, if you feel you need a more in depth refresher on Photoshop, there's some excellent resources right here that should address any questions that might come up.
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
Skill Level Intermediate
Kids Photography: In Parks at Playwith Erika Thornes40m 50s Intermediate
Douglas Kirkland on Photography: Photographing Kids and Familieswith Douglas Kirkland37m 10s Appropriate for all
1. Choosing the “Hero Shot”
2. Global Edits in Lightroom
3. Retouching in Photoshop
4. Face-Swapping in Photoshop
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