Learn how to use Photoshop to add, eye-catching style to portrait photography. Follow along as I take you step-by-step through a simple portrait project. Beginning with a raw image, we will retouche and clean up the image. Next we will look at how to improve color and tone and create a textured background from scratch. Finally, learn how to improve edge detail and focus, change colors, and create a portrait you love.GET STARTED
Listen along as Chris provides the vision and overview of the project ahead. Get the Source Files for this project using the download link above.
Getting started by importing the portrait and textures into Photoshop.
Learn how to professionally retouching away distracting details.
Discover how to improve the light and the wrinkles on the neck.
Learn an advanced Curves and Masking techniques for fixing unwanted shadows
Make the studio background come to life by adding a texture.
Discover how to improve edge details and the overall sharpness of the frame.
Learn how to customize and fine-tune the color in order to craft the look.
Sometimes using Photoshop isn’t enough. With this image, let’s look at how to use a 3rd party plugin to take the look even further.