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PRO Commercial Portrait Editing
Difficulty: Advanced , Length: 1:30 HR
• Free Brush Included
• Dodging and Burning
• Background Replacement
• Free Action Included
• Skin Retouching
• Advanced Sharpening

Learn how to edit in the style of successful commercial portrait photographers, including unique techniques on dodging and burning.

A Free included lighting diagram will help you get this look in camera, and the 1:30 HR Photoshop tutorial explains exactly how to complete it.

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PRO Photoshop Tutorial

Learn how to edit in the style of successful commercial portrait photographers.

With the included lighting diagram, you are going to learn exactly how this photo was lit. In this special 1:30 HR long tutorial you will learn every step in the Photoshop workflow so you can make images just like this.

You will learn some amazing skin retouching techniques and the secrets to achieving this look. Every step along the way we explain not only how to do something but why we are doing it as well.

Bonus: 1 Skin Retouching Brush, and 1 Amazing Sharpening Action.

Learn From Start to Finish

Background Replacement

Although the original background was great, we added a bit more drama to the photo by creating our own. Using complementary colors is a great way to help your photo stand out.

Keeping All The Details

Techniques like this would be useless if they destroyed all the nice details in your images. You will learn how to master detail work while making dramatic changes to an image.

With the FREE Included Action, we make it super easy to keep all your details in tact while editing.

How to Enhance

Just having the tools is one thing, knowing how to use them is another. That is why we spend extra time going over how and why you should be doing something, ensuring that you will be able to repeat the process on your own.

Dodging and Burning

There are a lot of important things that need to happen to an image before you are ready to start dodging and burning. We show you how to work on a “clean slate” before starting the advanced dodging and burning. Taking these steps will make a huge difference in your final image.

With the free included brush

Free Action + Brush

Our exclusive action will make skin retouching so easy, you are going to cry thinking about doing it any other way.

We also include a great soft edged brush that is perfect for editing skin if you use a Wacom Tablet.

$24.99
  • http://twitter.com/bscott917 Ben Scott

    thanks for posting this tutorial.  Excited to phlearn this technique!

  • http://phlearn.com Aaron Nace

    Thanks Ben!

  • Darrell Moore

    Aww hell yea. its on now! Thx downloading it as we speak

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=754554855 Edd Carlile

    Bought it!

  • Marek K Nowak

    ‘destroy’, not ‘distroy’, sorry.

    Feel free to delete this comment once the typo is corrected.

  • franzv

    Downloading this, working hard on dodge and burn these last weeks, great hope into this tutorial :)

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Filip-Karlsson/622342253 Filip Karlsson

    use flash thingy to show you photo maybe not a so good idea… looks like the res of the picture is being worse. i want i clean BEFORE & AFTER picture .

  • http://twitter.com/bscott917 Ben Scott

    first attempt.  Setting up lights by myself with a tired 3 1/2 year old is secret to tears.  http://www.flickr.com/photos/benwscott/7524799566

  • Jill Greenberg

    What?! Please send me your address so my lawyer can reach out.

  • http://twitter.com/bscott917 Ben Scott

    second attempt.

  • http://borgeandreassen.blogspot.no/ Børge Andreassen

    This was my first Phleran Pro and definitely not my last. Most of my holiday so far has been in front of my computer watching Phlearn. You are great! Did not quite got the look I tried on the picture below, but kind of worked anyway :-)

    Greetings from Norway :-)

  • http://www.facebook.com/iamnicwarrington Nic Warrington

    Great tutorial as always Aaron! Feel I know you personally after doing so many. Love this style. Here is my first attempt. Lighting wasn’t done in the style, but processing was. Thanks again.

  • http://twitter.com/kevinhosford Kevin Hosford

    Just watched the tutorial an hour ago! great stuff, learned so much and can see how I can use some of the techniques in other areas of portraits.

  • http://profiles.google.com/silviu.florentin Silviu Antohe

    The price it’s still 24.99

  • http://twitter.com/E_PhotoGraphX Event-PhotoGraphX

    i’d like to buy this one for sure, but the price is still 24,99 for the moment :S

  • http://phlearn.com Aaron Nace

    Just updated, sorry about that!

  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/peteglogiewicz/ Pete Glogiewicz

    This is a great image, even though you didn’t quite achieve what you wanted I think its still really really good.

  • http://www.facebook.com/JosephTylerNewell Joey Newell

    so much fun thank you! http://500px.com/photo/20879833

  • Silviu

    the discount does not apply

  • http://www.facebook.com/AlvinUONLYLIVEONCEYNOTNOWSmith Alvin Smith

    Looks awesome to me. I want this bad will buy!

  • http://www.facebook.com/AlvinUONLYLIVEONCEYNOTNOWSmith Alvin Smith

    I downloaded this Tutorial and I most say Im a bit confused! I have been working in photoshop for years and I don’t understand a few moves he made and how he was able to make them. Also when I tried to use the action it didnt work like his did. Is there anyway I can get some help?

  • http://www.facebook.com/AlvinUONLYLIVEONCEYNOTNOWSmith Alvin Smith

    He is retouching her skin at 8:17 on a blank layer. How is this possible?

  • http://www.facebook.com/junmaya Andy Shrestha

    Just bought this. Will enjoy it fully this weekend.

  • Juls

    Love the tutorial, my first Phlearn Pro, hope i did it right :)

    Would love to read your -/+ comments please.

  • Guest

    Used this tutorial to create a Greenberg/Commercial style pet portrait! Without the lighting.

    http://500px.com/photo/41486954

  • Tapley Johnson

    Greenberg/Commercial Pet Portrait I created of my Vizsla using the tutorial lol. No lighting equipment though

  • Luana V

    First attempt :)

  • Guest

    Loved it!
    -Trinidad Eneko

  • Iñigo Rizo-Patron C.

    Loved it!
    - Trinidad Eneko

  • http://www.planner-software.com/ Ruud van Gaal

    Non-destructive editing, that’s all. Painting white & black on a fresh empty layer, than using a non-Normal mode will affect the underlying layers. Like Soft Light for example.

  • Chris Paulk

    Loved my first phlearn tutorial. Thanks Aaron and the rest of the phlearn team!!!!

  • Francis Berkin

    great tutorial …

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