01 - Introduction: Culling in Lightroom
Learn how to setup Lightroom and narrow down an entire photoshoot's worth of images to the selects that you'll be editing.
02 - Body Retouching
Learn how to add shape and definition to the body using powerful blemish removal and dodge and burn techniques.
03 - Combining Exposures
Composite multiple exposures of the same scene to bring out additional detail in the background while still getting as subject that is properly exposed.
04 - Frequency Separation
One of the most powerful photo retouching tools, learn how to edit the fine details and texture and the color and tonal information independently of one another.
05 - Swapping Heads & Faces
Retouching often involves a bit of compositing to get the perfect final image. Combine two images, one where we'll use the subject's body and another, where we'll bring in a different facial expression.
06 - Recover Highlights & Shadows
Learn how to adjust highlights that are too bright and shadows that are too dark to recover important details in a portrait.
07 - Portrait Sharpening
Sharpening should be the final step for any image retouch. Learn the workflow for high-pass sharpening, how to sharpen based on image size, and how to work with Photoshop actions to make the process faster.
08 - Retouching Backgrounds
A simple background will help make sure that your subject stands out. Learn to clean up backgrounds and remove distractions using Lightroom and Photoshop.
09 - Complete Portrait Retouch (Exercise 1)
Completely retouch a portrait from start to finish. Make a plan, remove distractions, correct colors, and apply professional sharpening.
10 - Complete Portrait Retouch (Exercise 2)
Retouch skin, clothing, hair and facial features in our second complete retouching exercise.