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Adobe Photoshop Mastery: Retouch and Restore

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Photographs are among our most treasured possessions, but not every photo was shot under optimal conditions or preserved in an ideal way – making photo restoration a big business opportunity for skilled photographers and retouchers.

If you want to answer every, “can you fix it?” with a resounding “yes,” Adobe® Photoshop® Mastery: Retouch and Restore with Ben Willmore is the class for you. 
You’ll learn:
  • Advanced color correction and enhancement techniques
  • Retouching and scratch removal strategies
  • Detail enhancements
  • Folds, scratch, mildew, ink and water stain repairs
  • Reconstruction of missing pieces such as torn corners and rips
  • How to make fix faded images and make skin tones more lifelike
You’ll learn what actions to take, the optimal order to perform them, and which tools are right for the job. Ben will share time-saving tips and offer insights on the corrections that create the biggest impact.

In Adobe Photoshop Mastery: Retouch and Restore with Ben Willmore, you’ll develop a whole arsenal of retouching and restoration techniques that will breathe life back into damaged and aging photographs. 

Software Used: Adobe Photoshop CC 2015 


  • Class Introduction
  • Tonal Rescue & Noise Reduction in Adobe Camera Raw
  • Retouch a Hazy Image in Adobe Camera Raw
  • Recover the Brightness Range with Levels in Adobe Photoshop
  • Use Curves to Restore Details on Vintage Images
  • Color Rescue & White Balance in Adobe Camera Raw
  • Selective Color with the Adjustment Brush in Adobe Camera Raw
  • Correcting Color in Faded Images with White Balance
  • Correcting Color in Faded Images with Levels & Curves
  • Additional Examples of Color Correction
  • Retouching Images with the Spot Healing Brush
  • Fundamentals of Retouching Vintage Images
  • Overview of Retouching Tools
  • Refined Adjustment Techniques
  • Refined Channel Adjustments
  • Refined Texture Adjustments
  • Refined Compression Adjustments
  • Adding Color to Vintage Images
  • Adjusting the Background of an Image
  • Audience Questions & Final Tips

Taught by

Ben Willmore

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