Taking great photos is only half the battle. A professional photographer needs a professional workflow to organize and maintain their photo catalog. In this tutorial, we’ll teach you the foundations for developing a clear and efficient post-production process. Follow along with the included RAW Photos.
Taking images is only half the battle. Professional level retouching can bring your images to the next level.
Save Time – Learn Retouching Tools
Photoshop is an expansive program, and it can be difficult figuring out where to start. With so many options for photo editing, which tools are the best? Learn the right tools for the job and save time by focusing on what works.
Learn Proper Retouching
We have all seen photos that look “too retouched,” they have lost the details that make people look real. Learn to make people look their best while maintaining texture, detail and color.
Ever been asked to remove a pimple in Photoshop? It seems that everyone wants to be blemish-free in photos these days. Learn the right way to remove blemishes while maintaining skin texture and detail.
The Phlearn Method Dodge & Burn
Dodging and Burning is perhaps the most important part of retouching. Learning to Dodge & Burn correctly will make a huge difference in the portraits you take, and your subjects will love you for it. Save time and increase accuracy by using the Phlearn Method Dodge & Burn – integrating new keyboard shortcuts and custom brushes.
Eyes are the window to the soul, learn how to make them sparkle like never before. Add color, enhance details, remove veins, enhance eyelashes, and learn the right way to sharpen eyes.
Lips & Mouth
Lips get chapped, cracked, dried out and lose color. Learn how to repair skin damage and add natural color. Also, learn to add shine and smooth skin for the best-looking lips!
Transform Shape with Liquify
Not many people like the way they look in photos, help them out a little by making them look their best. Learn to reshape hair, skin, muscles, fat, and clothing to bring out the best in a portrait.
Two Complete Retouch Exercises
Combine everything you learn from sections 1-8 to retouch two portraits from start to finish. Where do I start? How do different techniques tie together? What don’t I know? Follow along the entire retouching process from Camera RAW to Exporting the Final Photos.
For many professional photographers and retouchers, the journey begins in Lightroom. When it comes to file organization, exposure and white balance correction, there is no better tool. Learn the basic of photo retouching in Lightroom including blemish removal.
16-Bit RAW Images Included for Practice
Don’t have images of your own to practice on? No Problem! Every Phlearn PRO Tutorial includes images to perfect your technique on.
Included Photoshop Actions
Retouching 101 includes several Dodge & Burn Actions to make editing your photos easier than ever. Use these actions to smooth skin tone and enhance detail in a photo.
Retouch Multiple Skin Types
Everyone’s skin is different and requires slightly different retouching techniques. The included photos capture many different skin tones across different races and sexes.
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