In our first image, we take you through a high-fashion retouching session from start to finish. Follow along as we play with lighting, remove blemishes, remove objects from the background, add stylistic coloring, and much more!
02 - Fashion & Fire
Learn how to clean up and and change the color of wardrobe and then add stylistic color and light effects in our second high-end fashion edit.
03 - Inside the Vault
Aaron takes us through our final full edit, removing objects from a complex background, cleaning up wardrobe, and adding beautiful light and color effects to our image.
Add Color and Lighting Effects to Photos 2 Videos (1:52h)
01 - Saturation, Lighting & LAB Color Mode
Learn all about color theory! We help you to master Photoshop’s LAB Color Mode and add amazing textures and other dramatic effects!
02 - Dramatic Color Effects
Follow along as we add lighting and long exposure effects to the sample image while applying dynamic color using LAB Color Mode.
Fashion 1 Videos (1:36h)
01 - Magazine Cover Portrait
In this incredible fashion tutorial, we walk you through step-by-step how to transform your portrait images into fantastic magazine covers! Use Photoshop to change the background, match colors and even add your own text.
Vintage Fashion 1 Videos (1:43h)
01 - Create a Vintage Fashion Image in Photoshop
Create beautiful vintage fashion looks by giving your photos light, depth and amazing color. Follow along as we add additional elements to the foreground and background and learn retouching techniques for every part of the body.
Go behind the scenes to see how and why each image was lit. The included 3D Lighting Diagram Videos explain all of the lighting and camera angles in detail so you can recreate this look easily.
Learn multiple methods for object removal that will work for any one of your photos. You will even learn some special features of the Clone Stamp tool that will make it much more effective.
Be sure to pay attention to the entire body. Most of the time it is not just the individual pores that need work, but the overall shapes. Learn how to smooth skin and keep your subjects looking their best.
Sharpen the Details
Learn how to selectively sharpen different areas of the image to draw attention to where it’s needed. See exactly where and how to sharpen for the greatest impact.
Color for Fashion
Mix the highlight and shadow colors together to get that vintage fashion look. Learn Photoshop and Lightroom methods that are commonly used for fashion images to provide a more distinguished look.
Color Complex Objects
Learn how to properly color hair and other complex objects individually while maintaining all the original detail. These advanced coloring methods will ensure objects do not wind up looking flat.
When retouching people, it’s really important to pay attention to the entire body. Most of the time it is not just the individual pores that need work, but the overall shapes. Learn how to smooth skin and keep your subjects looking their best.
Add Soft Light
The trick with adding light to an image is to match the color with the rest of your scene. Learn how to accurately judge color and create the most believable light every time.
Match Subject and Background Color
The sky is the primary light source for the scene, and all of the elements in the scene need to reflect the color and light of the sky in order to make a believable composite. We cover the most important ideas behind how to color a subject to match the sky, so you will know how as well as why.
Learn our quick and easy method for skin retouching that is perfect for when your subject is a little farther from the camera. You will be able to retouch faces in less than 1 minute using this technique!
Advanced Layer Masks
Cut people out of their backgrounds while preserving all the detail from the original photo, even in places like hair. Capture perfect detail in your layer masks, allowing you to keep the original hair even when replacing the background.
Use a creative blur to help draw attention to specific parts of your images. In this tutorial, you will learn the most important parts of using a blur and how to make it look as though it is a part of the original photo.
Build a Color Palette
Use color theory to determine how to use complimentary colors as well as other color harmonies. Learn how to use color in shadows to help balance other strong color presence within your images.
LAB Color Mode
Use the principles of color theory and discover the advantages of working in LAB Color Mode. Bring more dynamic color to your images, even if the colors you want aren’t originally in the image.
Composite with Color
Take pieces from different images and bring them together to create amazing effects. Add more details to your image and then color them so they fit within your new color palette.
Adjust Skin Tone
There’s no specific formula for creating a perfect skin tone. Especially when an image is flooded with color. Follow along and learn different processes for adjusting these tones to keep your subjects looking great.
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