Techniques Every Photographer/Retoucher Needs to Know

30 Techniques Every Photographer/Retoucher Needs to Know!

Kali ini, ada empat video yang sangat menarik tentang tehnik yang harus diketahui oleh seorang photografer dalam kaitannya bermain photoshop. Seperti sudah diketahui, bahwa skill olah photoshop adalah keharusan untuk membuat foto menjadi lebih menarik. Ada banyak sekali tutorial yang bertebaran di internet, namun kali ini ada yang sangat menarik dari vido ini, mari kita lihat.


PART 1

In this Photoshop tutorial, we’ll tackle the first 9 techniques of about 30 techniques in this first of a 4-part mini-course on the basics of getting started retouching your photos in Photoshop today! We’ll talk about Camera RAW, bit depth and the geeky numbers behind what makes bit depth so important (even I can admit that it’s kinda boring,) lens corrections, white balance, chroma aberration corrections, slimming a figure and transforming a body shape with liquify, healing skin blemishes, the power of adjustment layers, selecting hair and other complex stuff with the power of Select and Mask, and tons of other things in between.

VIDEO GUIDE PART 1

1) Editing ANY Photo in the Camera RAW Editor
2) 8-bit vs. 16-bit Images
3) Lens Correction and the Transform Tool
4) White Balance and Chromatic Aberration Corrections
5) Slimming a Figure with Liquify
6) Healing Skin Blemishes
7) Get Rid of Flyaway Hairs
8) Making Simple and Complex Selections with Select & Mask
9) The Power of Adjustment Layers


PART 2

In this Photoshop tutorial, we will talk about how to use Levels and Curves for tonal and color adjustments and even a little color correction. We will also break down masking and creating selections, how to retouch eyes, teeth, skin, and even change the color of a subject’s hair. We will also spend time talking about frequency separation for retouching skin and how to rebuild skin texture using a technique that will be useful for add texture in all kinds of situations in Photoshop.

VIDEO GUIDE PART 2

10) All About Levels
11) All About Curves
12) Blend Modes
13) Masking!
14) Retouching Eyes
15) Whitening Teeth
16) Changing Hair Color
17) Frequency Separation for Better Skin
18) Creating Skin Texture to Add Detail


PART 3

In this Photoshop tutorial, we’ll talk about a bunch more things you really should know if you’re a photographer or retoucher using Photoshop today! We’ll cover how to lessen and hide wrinkles in portrait photo, some of my best tips and tricks to getting better at dodging and burning photos, how to apply a realistic tattoo to somebody, making a complex selection of a nature photo and replacing the sky, fast and powerful Photoshop color correction techniques, targeting and changing individual colors, healing sunburns, creating amazing black and white photos, matching color and building tone in a simple composite image, and the bizarre and wonderful world of Puppet Warp. This is a VERY long tutorial, but it’s almost like a mash up for 9 much larger tutorials that have all been packed into one. I hope you love it and enjoy it a bunch! Thanks for watching!

VIDEO GUIDE PART 3

19) Reduce and remove wrinkles
Getting started with the healing brush
20) Dodging and Burning
How to do the burning
How to do the dodging
Double dodge and burn trick
Quick dodge/burn effect
21) How to Add a Tattoo Realistically
Masking the tattoo in place
Using adjustments to blend the tattoo
Blurring the tattoo to match
22) Select and Replace a Sky with Luminosity/Channel Masks
Using levels to get the perfect selection
Replacing the sky and watching the magic happen
23) Color Correction Techniques
Curves for quick corrections
24) Targeting and Changing Individual Colors
Correcting sunburn by targeting the reds
25) Four Ways to Create a Black and White Photo
26) Creating a Basic Composite Image and Blending Colors
27) Puppet Warp to Change a Person’s Figure


PART 4

In this Photoshop tutorial, we will finish up our 4-part series that will carry you through learning essential techniques and skills if you are a photographer. We will cover the ins and outs of the Content-Aware tools in Photoshop, also the power and advantage of using Smart Filters in Photoshop, and we will also talk about what I think might be the best face swapping technique to date when you’ve got to replace a face. I will also show you how to reduce and remove wrinkles from clothing, how to color grade images with Gradient Maps, how to colorize black and white photos, lens correction for extremely distorted photos (like architecture photography,) how to selectively sharpen your photos, and much more!

VIDEO GUIDE PART 4

28) Content-Aware Everything!
29) Smart Filters
30) Replacing/Swapping a Face
31) Smooth Wrinkles from Clothing
32) Color Grading
33) Colorize a Black and White Photo
34) Extreme Lens Correction
35) Lens Flares and Light Leaks
36) Global and Selective Sharpening
37) Cropping, Resizing and Saving Photos

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