THINKING ABOUT POST PROCESSING BEFORE YOU SHOOT Hey everyone, my name is Emily McGonigle, and I’m super stoked and honored to have the opportunity to be a guest blogger today. I’m a portrait photographer and retoucher from Nashville, TN. Show More Summary
mWhen it comes to portrait photography, there seem to be two predominant schools of thought. The first says that retouching is bad, that people should be presented as they are and retouching is a no-no. The second school of thought says...Show More Summary
Happy Easter guys! This week I wanted to give you a handy guide for double-checking that your images (with people in them) are as free from distractions as possible, and how to fix any that appear, before you release them. There is another...Show More Summary
Here's my quick first look at a pretty amazing plug-in for portrait retouching. Lots of new stuff in this update. The post First Look at Portrait Retouching Plug-in for Lightroom: Perfectly Clear Complete 3 appeared first on Lightroom Killer Tips.
There are some photographers who use Photoshop or plugins such as Portrait Pro to do portrait retouching. There is nothing wrong with this and these programs can do an excellent job, especially if you retouch portraits at a high level. Show More Summary
The tip is simple. Don’t do what you see above. Don’t go too far. When people submit images for blind critiques on “The Grid” and we say “That’s some bad retouching…” it’s not that they don’t know the Photoshop techniques, or don’t understand...Show More Summary
Contemporary English photographer Richard Learoyd, using a large camera obscura in his East London studio, creates figure studies, portraits and still lifes that are neither glamorous nor retouched, yet they exude serene power along with mesmerizing detail. Show More Summary
Our eyes get drawn to a cheery smile in any portrait photo. But most of us don’t come with perfect set of dentures. A little yellow tinge on those pearly whites can be distracting enough to take something away from the look. This is where Adobe Photoshop shines. Show More Summary
Do you use Photoshop for your portrait photos? Silly me, of course you do. We all do, and that’s fine. But do you draw a line between acceptable and unacceptable amount of retouching? Do you merely emphasize people’s natural beauty,Show More Summary
Kristi Sherk's new class on retouching in Lightroom is crushing it!!! Check out the official trailer (then go watch the class). All the links and stuff are here. The post Kristi Sherk’s Awesome “Portrait Retouching in Lightroom CC” Class is Here! appeared first on Lightroom Killer Tips.
Many of our readers use Photoshop to edits portraits, but what if all you have is Lightroom? Or you don’t know Photoshop as well? You can certainly do most of your portrait retouching using Lightroom. Here are some video tutorials that...Show More Summary
Portrait Retouching in Adobe Lightroom CC with Kristina Sherk Retouching Portraits in Photoshop is so 2005! Join Kristina Sherk as she takes you through her retouching workflow using only Lightroom. With the new capabilities Adobe has incorporated into Lightroom, you can save loads of time by skipping photoshop and retouching directly in Lightroom. Show More Summary
UK based Superdrug Online Doctor hired female graphic designers in 18 countries to retouch the same portrait of a woman to become more attractive to their culture. The shocking responses show the dramatic differences in how different countries perceive beauty. Follow TI: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »
It’s been over a year since Adobe launched Photoshop Fix on iOS to make it easier for folks to touch up their portrait photos. The free app has finally made it to Android. Fix offers tools to do things like clean up blemishes, smoothen skin and surfaces, enhance contrast, tweak lighting in specific areas and adjust the lines and shapes of faces. Show More Summary
What You'll Be Creating In this tutorial I'll show you how to create a dark gothic portrait photo manipulation in Adobe Photoshop. First we'll add a texture background, import the model, and do some retouching. Later we'll add the frame, branches, and roses, and we'll blend them together with adjustment layers, masking, and brushes. Show More Summary
Retouches have altered the portrait from its original state.
Shiny skin can sometimes be a problem for portraits, especially if you don’t have a makeup artist. Camera LCDs are so small that you might not notice the shine while shooting. When the shoot’s all over and you’re looking at the images on the computer monitor, what can you do? There are a million different [...]Show More Summary
If you do your portrait retouching in Lightroom, this technique (and little tip) could make a big difference. :) The post Better, More Realistic Skin Retouching in Lightroom appeared first on Lightroom Killer Tips.
The reason I’m embarrassed is – this Photoshop portrait retouching tip for quickly reducing shiny hot spots on your subject’s face, was sent to me by John Weigley, a reader of my books – but it’s not the fact that he sent me the tip (I absolutely love it when readers send me cool tips. Show More Summary
Portrait/Head shot Retouching Tutorial: By Alex Baker Most portraits need some amount of retouching in Photoshop to help them look their best, and to an extent, many clients expect it. The most important thing to remember when retouching is to do everything on a separate layer so that you can easily go back to an […]