We guess most of you already know about simple masking techniques! But have you ever heard about the refine edge option under layer mask options? No! Then this tutorial is the right one for you. We will be showing how to do quick selections via the quick selection tool, create a mask and how to refine it using the refine edge tool! But the real trick comes in after that, where we show some selective brushing with a manual brush technique! (This technique should not be seen as to hard or complicated)
We venture into some glossy territory with our latest Pro Tutorial, as we give you step-by-step lessons on how to create amazing magazine cover portraits. The shooting process involves working with up to six strobes and this tutorial includes complete sections on understanding how to accurately set up the lights, as well as how to simplify the retouching process.
This Pro Tutorial will offer the user new challenges and tasks. Besides a complete lesson on photography and light setup, the lessons that follow provide a wide focus on retouching techniques. Techniques such as working with textures & building backgrounds, advanced masking & merging subjects, color grading, light fixes & corrections, as well as creating a realistic feel & light look.
When applying the methods presented in this Pro Tutorial, the user would be able to photograph and retouch amazing magazine cover portraits. At +/-120 minutes, the Photographer Pro Tutorial offers the user the methods to give his/her image that quality definition and shine we so often see on magazine covers, books and movie posters.
The idea behind the tutorial is not only to familiarise people with the techniques, but also to help them understand the reason for using certain methods and how to improve on their retouching techniques.
Do you ever feel like replacing the sky in photoshop? Then this tutorial is the right one for you. In our latest pro tutorial shooting (more here - www.retutpro.com) we had no clouds and only a very boring looking sky, so Manni decided to add a new sky with sunset clouds in photoshop. All of these techniques and workflow methods are shown in todays tutorial via a quick 30min segment!
Our latest Pro Tutorial is an entirely new undertaking, one which is quite rewarding. By merging two separate images, the end product leaves you with the impression that you're looking at advertising photography.
Not only does the tutorial provide a free lesson on photography and light setup, the lessons that follow provide a wide focus on retouching techniques. Techniques such as Plug-In Sharpening, Compositing & Merging, Dodge & Burn, Raw Conversions, as well as creating a realistic feel & light look.
This Pro Tutorial provides the user with the understanding of how to work in light and how to restore the sense of realism to composites. At +/-120 minutes, the Instagramer I Pro Tutorial focuses on retouching & compositing an image, to give it the quality definition we so often see in advertising photography.
The idea behind the tutorial is not only to familiarize people with the techniques, but also to help them understand the reason for using certain methods and not using others.