Photo Retouching Basics Using Adobe Photoshop
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Photo Retouching Basics Using Adobe Photoshop

A great course to take your Adobe Photoshop Retouching Skills to the Next Level
4.2 (14 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
1,884 students enrolled
Last updated 3/2017
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Includes:
  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • 31 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Quickly Identify what is the specific issue with a portrait and will be able to do the retouch in the most simplest way possible
  • Will be able to do a portrait retouch in a minimum time to produce a professional output
  • Besides Portrait retouching, procedures for background removal/changing, color changing, body toning and a few more general techniques can also be learned by a student from this course
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Requirements
  • Students just need to have any working version of Adobe Photoshop like CS, CS2, CS3, CS4, CS5, CS6, CC or even any future version of Adobe Photoshop.
  • This Course is explained in a PC platform and not in MAC.
Description

50% off Coupon Code - ARO_PHOTORETOUCH_NEW

As the name suggests this course is on the basics of photo retouching using Adobe Photoshop and won't go much deep into the heavier or complicated Photo retouching

The scopes of retouching explained in this course are the ones which are faced almost every time by a photographer during his career and there by making them the basics of photo retouching. So it is essential that a photographer should be familiar with the exact retouching method for correcting when he/she gets a retouching assignment with such a retouching scope. The retouching techniques explained in this course are used by professional photographers these days, which are pretty straight forward, not complicated and i also personally find these techniques simple to use. 

If you are an amateur photographer looking forward to make your clients look happier and if you want to take your photo retouching skills to the next level, trust me you have come to the right place,

Now all you have to do is one simple thing >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> 'Just Enroll'



Who is the target audience?
  • Any person who have just started using Adobe Photoshop for retouching
  • Amateur Photographers who wants to give a professional retouch to their photographs
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Curriculum For This Course
30 Lectures
03:01:52
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Introduction
1 Lecture 01:34

A brief Introduction to the course and its contents.

Preview 01:34
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Eyes
7 Lectures 27:17

Just to give a much more dramatic focus to the eyes, the enhancing of eye brows and eye lashes are really important. In this lecture you can learn how to do the same.

Enhancing Eye Brows & Eye Lashes
05:07

Changing eye color is something that is been done a lot in fashion photography or some one who just want to get their eyes a new look. This lecture basically teaches you how to change eye color.

Changing Eye Colour
04:42

Brightening the white area of the eyes is some thing which is done on all portrait corrections. There are different ways to achieve it and in this lecture you can learn the first method for whitening the white areas of the eyes.

Preview 04:37

In this lecture you can learn the second method for Brightening the white area of the eyes.

Brightening White Areas of the Eye - Method 2
02:57

Do you want to make your eyes sparkle and sharp, this lecture is your answer.

Make Eyes Sparkle or Sharpen
04:34

Often you get portraits where certain people have bug eyes or just big eyes, so this lecture teaches you how to make eyes small.

Make Eyes Small
02:19

Here you can learn how to make the eyes look bigger.

Make Eyes Big
03:01
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Skin
9 Lectures 56:19

Among all Retouching, there is one specific thing you wind up doing again and again and again, that is removing face blemishes. In this lecture you can learn how to remove face blemishes

Preview 05:57

This lecture explains a different method for removing face blemishes

Removal of Face Blemish - Method 2
04:04

This lecture explains the Third method for removing Face Blemishes 

Removal of Face Blemish - Method 3
04:30

When you are retouching portraits of people with Acme or freckles or lots of facial blemishes, the method explained in this lecture is really helpful

Removal of Face Freckles
07:38

When you are working with portraits of men, having that really textured hard skin is a big plus. However when you are dealing with portraits of women you don't want a bunch of textures on the face, you want a very very smooth skin. So this lecture explains the method for softening a women's skin. The method explained in this lecture is used by fashion photographers these days for smoothing skin

Softening Skin
08:25

Just in case if you want to sharpen a women's skin revealing the minimum amount of textures possible, this lecture is your answer

Sharpening Skin
06:03

Dark circles under eyes, yes this is something which is very very common and can be corrected very easily. This lecture teaches you how to remove dark circles under the eyes.

Removing Dark Circles
04:43

When it comes to removing wrinkles or the signs of aging, digital plastic surgery is the only solution in case of portrait retouching. Yes this lecture teaches you how to remove face wrinkles.

Removing Face Wrinkles
10:02

This is another retouch you will wind up doing again and again and again. Even in controlled lighting situations some areas of the face reflects light and makes it look as if that part is sweaty and such areas are called the hot spots. So in this lecture you can learn how to remove such hot spots.

Removing Hot Spots
04:57
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Hair
4 Lectures 31:35

Before going to this lecture let me just say something, obviously this is on changing hair color as the name suggests, but you will learn just to give a reddish appearance to the hair which looks natural to a person and not like someone who is having a blonde hair suddenly gets a blue hair.

Changing Hair Colour
06:27

Learn how to reduce the intensity of bright hair in this lecture.

Taking Away Hair Colour
04:48

There are often cases when you get personal assignments from clients saying that "Hi Listen i got a job for you , i need a little beard on my face". Yes in this lecture you can learn how to add / increase the density of facial hair.

Adding Facial Hair / Increasing Density of Facial Hair
12:26

Lets say if some one had a bad shave day and posed for a photo for some reason and end up showing all those unwanted facial hair. Clients just say " God only if i had a good shave", So if you get such a photo don't worry this lecture teaches you how to remove facial hair and make your clients look Clean & Happy. 

Removing / Reducing Facial Hair
07:54
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Toning Body and Facial Parts
4 Lectures 17:54

Lets say you took the shot of a person who doesn't smile. The rest of the photo is perfect but the only thing odd is the dull face with out a smile and there is no way you can try for another shot with that person to make it right. Well you don't have to feel lost, this lecture explains how to add a little smile when you get such a photo for retouching. In this lecture you can learn a quick way in adding smile to a portrait and is a absolutely shot saver.

Adding Smile
04:05

In this lecture you can learn how to do a digital nose job.

Adjusting Nose Size
07:50

If there ever was ever a technique that clients just really love it, then you have come to the right lecture. This lecture teaches you how to make your clients look thinner in portraits.

Making Face Thinner
02:38

This lecture teaches you how to adjust love handles and to retain a perfect shape to the body

Reducing Love Handles
03:21
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General
5 Lectures 47:13

If you got an image where people is smiling, you definitely have to check out the teeth because a smile with brighter and whiter teeth makes a difference like night and day to the portrait. So this lecture basically teaches you to enhance teeth and make it brighter.

Whitening Teeth
09:52

Learn how to control light falls on a persons face and make it even.

Balancing Image Tones
06:59

This lecture teaches you how to change colors of different subjects within a photograph

Replacing Colour
05:35

In this lecture you can learn how to change the background of an image to a different one of your choice. Just keep one thing in mind, for this technique to work out two images are used, where one acts as the background and the other one as the foreground. Just make sure that both background and foreground images are of the same dimension when you are dealing with a personnel assignment you get. 

Changing Background
15:12

This lecture teaches you how to remove the background of a photo to a white / transparent / any color of the clients choice

Removing Background
09:35
About the Instructor
Freelance Photographer Aromal Anil
4.2 Average rating
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1,884 Students
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Mechanical Engineer

Hello Guys my name is Aromal Anil, by profession i am a Mechanical Engineer, but i am really interested in photography and travelling. Over the years i have been to many places taking photos, learning new things in photography and i also use Adobe Photoshop right from the beginning when i started out in photography. So i am here in Udemy basically to teach you guy's what ever i have learned in the past few years in Photography, Adobe Photoshop and also on some Mechanical Engineering topics.