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May 20, 2013

Editing Exposure, Skin, Eyes, Sharpening, And More… All In 5 Minutes

Extreme Speed-Editing Exposure

For extreme speed-editing exposure we’re editing this image by Aleksandar Jaredic, and we only have five minutes to do so! Sometimes you need to be able to edit quickly for clients. We start by correcting blown out highlights using a combination of curves adjustment layers and Apply Image. Next we move onto the skin, eyes and sharpening parts of the image we want to stand out. After that, all that needs to be done is some quick cleanup and darkening around the edges!

A great way to become faster at editing is to learn keyboard shortcuts religiously. Check out our guide to Photoshop keyboard shortcuts HERE, you can even download a desktop wallpaper so they’re there at your fingertips whenever you need them!

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