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Portrait Retouching Redefined

via CreativeLive


Good portrait retouching requires more than just removing wrinkles and whitening teeth. Get ready to expand your retouching abilities and apply them to any type of images.

Chris Orwig will guide you through a 15-step process for improving all of your photographs of people, whether in the studio or outdoors. You’ll learn how to combine the powers of Lightroom and Photoshop to get the best retouching results. You’ll learn about making retouching look natural and clean, burning and dodging, changing backgrounds, selective sharpening, improving light, and enhancing color. You’ll also learn how to brighten eyes, fix teeth, improve makeup, cover up skin issues, and much more.

Software Used: Adobe Photoshop CC 2014.2.2


  • Rethinking Retouching
  • Basic Retouching Workflow in Lightroom
  • Correcting Color Issues in Lightroom
  • Small Blemishes in Lightroom
  • Removing Distractions in Portraits
  • Retouching Eyes and Fly Aways
  • Reducing Shadows in Lightroom and Photoshop
  • Liquify in Photoshop
  • Removing Shine in Photoshop
  • Softening Skin in Photoshop

Taught by

Chris Orwig

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