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Retouching & Adobe Photoshop Techniques

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Learn in-depth techniques for retouching images to perfection, helping your clients look their best, and expressing your creative vision! Whether retouching skin, whitening teeth or reshaping body features, Adobe® Photoshop® allows you to perfect reality as well as express your creative vision. In this workshop portrait and fashion photographer, Lindsay Adler will cover essential retouching techniques and teach how Adobe Photoshop allows you to make the impossible possible! Lindsay will cover countless creative Adobe Photoshop techniques: creating porcelain skin, changing colors, displacement maps, adding textures, adding makeup in Adobe Photoshop, quick retouching plugins, and dozens of other techniques you can apply to your own photography.

Let Adobe Photoshop become your next realm of creative expression through this workshop. Lindsay will also include a couple live shoots and live retouches so you can see an image start to finish and learn the nuances between a portrait, beauty or avant-garde retouch.


Adobe Photoshop CS6


  • Essential Retouching Techniques
  • Intro Q&A
  • Portrait Retouching
  • Body Shaping: Liquify
  • Beauty Retouching
  • Shoot: Portrait, Beauty, and Avant Garde
  • Workflow and Lightroom
  • Beauty Image Retouch Review
  • Portrait Recap and Frequency Separation
  • Frequency Separation Q&A
  • Blend Modes
  • Creative Techniques: Color
  • Miscellaneous Creative Techniques
  • Faux HDR Look
  • Avant Garde Retouch
  • Displacement Maps
  • Audience Image Retouching
  • Special Shoot: Halloween
  • Compositing Basics
  • Compositing Examples
  • Creative Skin Effects
  • Additional Creative Techniques
  • Retouching Dark Skin and Q&A
  • Common Problems
  • Perfect Mask Plug-in
  • Audience Image Retouching
  • Sharpener Pro and Color Efex Plug-ins
  • Cinemagraphs

Taught by

Lindsay Adler

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