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Retouching Tutorials

spot healing photoshop
 

Every photo has them; small distractions that take away focus from the subject and scene. Learn how to remove unwanted elements from any photo using the Spot Healing Brush Tool.

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enhance eyes curves photoshop
 

Learn to help eyes look their best by enhancing highlights with Curves, enhancing and adding color with Solid Color Fill, and by applying professional level sharpening with Unsharp Mask.

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dodge burn curves photoshop
 

Learn how to use Curves Adjustment Layer to quickly and easily dodge and burn any photo. Add more dimension and draw more attention to your subjects!

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Create smooth, vibrant skin tones with natural texture and details with Frequency Separation in Photoshop. Learn how to separate frequencies, edit the details and color independently of one another, and use our Photoshop action to work faster.

Photoshop  |  Retouching  |  Advanced  |  6.75 hours  |  26 videos

7 Sample Images  |  2 Photoshop Actions  |  1 Photoshop Brush

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Dodging and burning is a staple technique for professional photographers and retouchers. Learn how to sculpt highlights and shadows to add dimension, remove blemishes, and guide the eyes of the viewer to the most important parts of a photo.

Photoshop  |  Photo Editing  |  Medium  |  5 hours  |  14 videos

16 Sample Images  |  1 Photoshop Brush

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Go behind the scenes of a product photoshoot and also see part of the post-production process as Aaron demonstrates how to retouch and extend a background in Photoshop.

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Join Ross Floyd and Aaron Nace as they walk you through 10 product photo edits from start to finish. Learn to cut out objects, remove blemishes, reshape products, and master advanced techniques like frequency separation and dodging & burning.

Photoshop  |  Retouching  |  Medium  |  13.25 hours  |  49 videos

31 Sample Images  |  2 Photoshop Actions

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Learn how to color correct skin using Selective Color Adjustment Layers to isolate and adjust individual color channels to dial in the perfect look for your portraits.

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Give your photos a professional finish with sharpening in Photoshop. Learn to enhance details, create contrast, and prepare your images for print, web, and social media.

Photoshop  |  Photo Editing  |  Medium  |  3 hours  |  14 videos

18 Sample Images  |  1 Photoshop Action

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With so much natural variation, hair can be one the most challenging things to style and recreate in Photoshop. Not anymore! We break down some simple techniques that will help you shape, fill in, and paint new, realistic hair in minutes.

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Learn to realistically cut out and paint hair in Photoshop. Make quick selections using Select Color Range, make advanced selections with Channels, and paint in new, ultra-realistic hair with the Brush Tool.

Photoshop  |  Retouching  |  Medium  |  4.75 hours  |  18 videos

12 Sample Images   |  10 Photoshop Brushes

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dodge and burn highlights shadows accurately in lightroom
 

Dodging and burning is an incredibly useful technique to add contrast, depth, and definition to your photos.
Learn to dodge & burn in Lightroom with the power of RAW!

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Sharpening is an important last step when finishing an edit. In this tutorial, we show you when and how to sharpen an image using our tried and tested method.

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Having a soft, out-of-focus background is an extremely effective way of drawing the viewer’s eye to your subject. This is best done in camera, but we’ll show you how to do it in Photoshop.

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Batch resizing is ideal for when you need to send a client several images for review but full-size files aren’t necessary. Learn to create an action that will resize an image to a specific length and apply it to all your images.

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From adjusting red, blotchy areas to cleaning up dry, flaky skin, we’ll walk you through some newborn retouching techniques that anyone can learn to help capture memories that will last a lifetime.

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From people and cars to buildings and reflections, if there’s a distraction in an image, we have a method to seamlessly remove it. Follow along was we show you how to create accurate selections, retouch environments, and simplify images.

Photoshop  |  Retouching  |  Medium  |  6.5 hours  |  20 videos

18 Sample Images

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In this tutorial, we break down an easy process for reducing the dark circles that can often appear under eyes in a photo.

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Hair will always be one the most challenging areas to retouch and enhance. In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to increase the volume of hair using the Liquify Tool and color it with one of Aaron’s favorite methods, a Gradient Map.

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Don’t give up on underexposed images! In this tutorial, we’ll walk you through some techniques to brighten a portrait and, to show you how easy it can be, we’ll do it in only two minutes!

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Join us as we demonstrate how to work with clients and shoot in a professional studio environment . Afterwards, we take you through Lightroom and Photoshop where you’ll learn retouching techniques like dodging and burning and blemish removal.

Photoshop  |  Photography  |  Medium  |  7.25 hours  |  21 videos

9 Sample Images  |  1 Photoshop Action  |  1 Photoshop Brush  |  1 Photoshop Gradient

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Being able to cut out a person or product and place them on a plain colored background is an essential skill to have. In this tutorial, we’ll walk you through the process of cutting out a subject and placing them a on a pure white background.

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A portrait doesn’t need to be all clear skin and perfect hair. But whether you want to remove distractions from an everyday photo, or smooth skin until it’s flawless for a studio portrait, these 5 tools will make your life easier.

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Add volume to eyebrows in Photoshop to achieve that trendy perfect brow. Start with shaping and then create a custom brush to add hair.

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In this tutorial, we’ll walk you through how to create your own custom Photoshop Brush to add realistic freckles to any portrait in Photoshop!

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Making local adjustments in Lightroom can help rescue details and remove distractions. From skin retouching to adjusting exposure, we’ll cover all the bases and show you how to do so while only affecting a specific part of your image.

Lightroom  |  Retouching  |  Easy  |  45 mins  |  3 videos

213 Sample Images

 

Retouching can be used to take any image to the next level, from wedding portraits for a friend, to products for a web store, to high-end fashion shots for the cover of a magazine. Master the art and craft of cleaning up photos and helping people and objects look their best.

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Sometimes there is not enough information in the image for the Clone Stamp Tool or the Healing Brush Tool to work effectively. This is where knowing how to make the most out of the brush tool comes in handy!

 

What makes a great photo? In this comprehensive series, we take you from beginner to post-processing professional. Learn to make quick, subtle, and basic edits then level-up to making an all-out fully retouched composite.

Photoshop  |  Photo Editing  |  Medium  |  20.75 hours  |  62 videos

139 Sample Images  |  1 Photoshop Action  |  1 Photoshop Brush

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Photo Editing 101-301 Thumbnail
 

A masterclass in high-end photo editing. See how the pros remove blemishes, clean up wardrobe and environments, dodge and burn, and then combine it all while completing a detailed composite image.

Photoshop  |  Photo Editing  |  Advanced  |  7.5 hours  |  15 videos

23 Sample Images  |  1 Photoshop Action  |  1 Photoshop Brush

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If you’re familiar with the fundamentals of photo editing but want to brush up on skills or step up your game, this tutorial is for you! Learn how to color correct and color grade, change composition, dodge and burn, subtle compositing, and see the photography process unfold!

Photoshop  |  Photo Editing  |  Medium  |  9.75 hours  |  23 videos

46 Sample Images

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