Julia Kuzmenko McKim is a beauty, fashion and portrait photographer, digital artist, retoucher, and educator, currently residing in Los Angeles. Recently, I had a chance to talk with McKim, who has become really well known for her work in photography and retouching. Show More Summary
In this tutorial I’ll show you how to retouch a model portrait. We’ll wak through some basic retouching tools and learn how to use them effectively. Also we’ll use adjustment layers, brush, masking to get a beautiful and natural result. Final Image Tutorial Details Program : Photoshop CS3 + Estimated Completion Time : 30 minutes […]
When it comes to portrait retouching, there’s no shortage of tools, techniques, tutorials and most notably, results. Retouching is both a blessing and a curse as I’ve seen it turn good photos into a great ones but also decent ones into a complete disasters. During my time teaching retouching I’ve noticed a common set ofContinue...
Digital Photo Retouching, an inspirational eBook with lots of beautiful images, retouching tips, articles and a few illustrated text and video tutorials for amateur and professional photographers who edit their work in Adobe Photoshop. Keep in mind that most of … Continue reading ?
One of the most difficult tasks in Photoshop is also one of the most common. Since we are in the business of making people look good, solid portrait retouching skills are perhaps some of the most important tools in your digital bag of tricks. Show More Summary
Photoshop includes some powerful tools to help you manipulate photos. In this tutorial, we will show you how to create a caricature portrait from a photo using many of Photoshop’s advanced editing tools. In the process, you will learn...Show More Summary
The Following is an excerpt from the SLR Lounge Lightroom Preset System v5 and accompanying workshop from the Lightroom Workshop Collection v5. The Lightroom Preset System is designed to take you from Ordinary to Extraordinary photos in just a few seconds and clicks. In this article we’re going to do a headshot retouch to show how capable Lightroom is. [...]Show More Summary
It's amazing how many editing tools that used to require Photoshop are migrating to inexpensive iOS apps. Facetune, a US$2.99 app for the iPhone can take any portrait and retouch complexion, eyes (even changing eye color), remove stray hair, add hair where it is missing, change hair color and whiten teeth. Show More Summary
Something about that portrait you snapped just isn't cutting it. Maybe it's that pesky blemish, stubble or unruly strand of hair that's trying to ruin your pic again. But fear not, the people from Lightricks Ltd. are making your photo-editing needs easier (and cheaper). Show More Summary
While browsing through the App Store, you can find plenty of photo editing apps. Though they allow editing photos with multiple tools, filters and effects, not many of them are able to retouch portraits. Welcome an app that lets you easily improve facial photos - Visage Lab. Visage Lab is designed for both iPhone and iPad. Show More Summary
Portraits of city dwellers outline cityscapes in photographer Jasper James’ series. James says, “The images are made in camera with just a basic adjustment in contrast and colours but no retouching.” Hat Tip Link
As a taster for our Professional Photo Retouching With Photoshop workshop that begins in a week we’ve got a superb example of portrait retouching from start to finish, in only 3 minutes! Watch closely as Martin Perhiniak, Adobe Design...Show More Summary
If Photoshop isn’t enough for your, Facetune is a new iOS app that will allow you to make iPhone photos of your friends looks as smooth as photos of celebrities in the pages of Us Weekly. The $1.99 app is designed to retouch portraits of people to make them look more slick. Show More Summary
iPhone: Fixing skin blemishes on portraits can be time consuming, but Beauty Box does an admirable job with just a few taps. More »
In this installment of Learning Lightroom I will show you some of the basics of portrait retouching within Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4. Some of the things we will do will be to remove blemishes, smooth...
See a larger image here. Denver ad agency Cultivator has one of the best holiday cards of the year with this group portrait inspired by a certain famous scene in A Christmas Story. CREDITS Photography: John Johnston Retouching: Armando Martinez (Mondo Matic) Printing: Spectro
Inspired by the belief that lurking inside each of us there’s “a young core, instinctive, creative, but also innocent and naïve,” L’ Enfant Extérieur (The Outer Child) is a collaborative project by Paris-based retoucher Cristian Girotto and photographer Quentin Curtat that explores what these inner children might look like. While we love the concept, and [...]
image credit There is a fine line between a subtly enhanced photograph and one that has been over 'Photoshopped.' Fact of the matter is, we are always trying to find ways in which we can improve our photography and sometimes those ways might include retouching an image. Show More Summary
Introduction This tutorial has been transcribed from the SLR Lounge Lightroom 4 Workshop on DVD, a 14 hour Lightroom 4 A – Z guide with over 130 tutorials for mastering Lightroom from start to finish. The Digital download can be purchased from SLR Lounge while the physical copy is available through Amazon Prime. Overview In the first and second [...]Show More Summary
Introduction This tutorial has been transcribed from the SLR Lounge Lightroom 4 Workshop on DVD, a 14 hour Lightroom 4 A – Z guide with over 130 tutorials for mastering Lightroom from start to finish. The Digital download can be purchased from SLR Lounge while the physical copy is available through Amazon Prime. Overview In Part [...]Show More Summary