Cleaning Up the Details – Professional Portrait Retouch Series – Part VIII
Welcome to Part VIII of the Professional Photoshop Retouching Series on SLR Lounge.
In this Photoshop tutorial we are going to be working on cleaning up the remaining hair and line detail in the image.
This tutorial is not for the faint of heart. We are going to be using every retouch technique we have learned so far, along with some new ones to fully clean up this image. That is why we saved this video as the final retouch video in the series.
Now, we don’t waste any time in this video, but the video does clock in at nearly 25 minutes to teach all of the techniques while working through the image. But, I can assure you will be much better at retouch after watching, so stick through it!
Now, if you haven’t watched the previous parts to the PPR Series, then please catch up by watching the prior videos below:
Part I – Adobe Camera Raw Editing and Importing into Photoshop
Part II – Learning and Setting the Healing Brush Presets
Part III – Healing Blemishes and Unwanted Detail
Part IV – Diminishing Eye and Age Lines
Part V – Correcting Skin Tone Shifts and Tan Lines
Part VI – Softening Skin When Necessary
Part VII – Retouching the Eyes
Part VIII – Cleaning Up Stray Hair and Other Detail
Part IX – Enhancing and Sharpening Image Details
Part X – Final Color Adjustments
Note: These images have been provided to the SLR Lounge users curteousy of Lin and Jirsa Photography for educational purposes only. They may not be used in any other manner outside of these SLR Lounge learning videos without the express written consent of Lin and Jirsa Photography. Thank you.
Full RAW Exercise File (13MB) – This full RAW file will allow you to follow the tutorial while achieving the exact same results as shown.
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