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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Really Easy Retouching with Adobe Photoshop Review

Want to get essential retouching skills without the hassle?

I admit, I hate editing. Well, not really "hate", but when I have 300 wedding photos to go through, it's a hassle. I really like to make sure each photo is at it's best, whether it's of the beautiful bride, or the wedding cake.
So, retouching is a great option to quickly remove distractions and make them look more natural, but can it be done without looking plastic like?

When you’re already pressed for time, you can’t afford to waste weeks learning something that you could pick up in an evening.

In steps Really Easy Retouching  by Laura Lim.

Find out more here...

Here’s what you’ll learn:
  • How to lighten dark under-eye circles.
  • The best tool for removing minor blemishes, fast.
  • Remove scars, scrapes and stray hairs.
  • Smooth uneven skin without making it look like plastic.
  • A simple way to decrease shine on skin.
  • Whiten teeth as much or as little as you want.
  • How to give eyes extra sparkle and really grab your viewer’s attention
  • Remove distractions – even major ones, like trash or signs!

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  • How to slim down chins, arms, waistlines and have it still look natural.
  • Create a composite image from multiple photos (i.e. how to swap people’s heads!) – this is a life saver when you’re photographing groups!
  • Layers, panels and masks – when and how to use them.
  • My philosophy on retouching – what to leave, what to retouch, and how far to go with it.
  • A simple trick that’ll help you make sure your retouching looks natural.
  • Essential Photoshop® shortcuts so you can retouch fast.
  • Tips on saving your retouched files.
  • The hardware that’ll make retouching even easier

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     It’s a skill every serious photographer needs to have.

    Retouching is like magic. With just a few subtle changes, you can boost the look of your photos, your subject’s satisfaction, and your sales.

    Head swapping

    Really Easy Retouching is in digital download format, so you can start learning right away. The tutorial comes as a .zip file with 12 HD .mp4 videos that work on both Macs and PCs. Download them and they’re yours to keep forever! They’ll always be there for a quick refresher, or to play while you do your own retouching.

    Best of all, this tutorial is going to make it so easy for you to learn. Retouching is the kind of thing that you need to see in action, if you’re going to understand how to use the tools to improve your images. And with Really Easy Retouching, you’ll get just that – a guide that shows you, step-by-step, how to fix all of the common retouching problems you’re going to come across.

    This tutorial was created with Adobe® Photoshop® CC, but the techniques also work with Photoshop® CS6!

    Now, you can skip the waiting and the frustration, and get the retouching skills you need, fast. With Really Easy Retouching, you get exactly what you need to retouch common problems quickly and naturally. No needless extras.

    Imagine it. By tonight, you could have the skills you need and have time left over to test them out on your own photos. And seriously, when you see how easy it is to retouch, you’re going to be itching to get started.

    As always, there is a 30 day money back guarantee!