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Drive the best retouching effects using these 3 effective techniques

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To obtain photo realistic skin, portrait photographers follow various editing techniques like retouching, freqency seperation etc to achieve flawless skin. In this PDF some of the 3 best photo retouching techniques are explained to attain excellent skin tone for the photograph. Read in detail.

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Drive the best retouching effects using these 3 effective techniques

  1. 1. DRIVETHEBESTRETOUCHINGEFFECTSUSING THESE3EFFECTIVETECHNIQUES Mostoftheportraitphotographersstrivehardtoattainexcellentskinontheirphotographs. However,gettingbeautifulskinemulatingthenaturaltextureofthesamewithoutmakingit feelreallyartificialisatoughertaskthanmanywouldlikeittobe.Forgettingthingsdonewith perfection,masteringtheartofretouchingskininPhotoshopisimportant. Here,webringyouthreeretouchingtechniquesinPhotoshop: TOUCHUPLAYERTECHNIQUE WhenyouaretryingtocarryoutPhotoshopportraitretouchingtask,ifyouwantto effectivelyremovespots,blemishesandmarks,utilizingatouch-uplayeristhemost effectiveofallways.Itwillalsohelpyougetridofdust,lint,hairstrandandeven makeupflakesthatyoumightfindannoying. Thefollowingstepswillhelpyouwiththat; STEP1: InInordertoutilizeatouch-uplayerasyouintendwhiletryingtotakeadvantageof Photoshopfaceretouching,createanemptylayeronyourbackgroundlayerinPho- toshop.
  2. 2. STEP3: SStartwithyourHealingBrushandzoom intoyournew emptylayerafterselectingthesame. Youneedtosetyourbrushalittlehigherthanblemish.Youcansampletheskininanareathat iscleanascloserasyoucantotheblemishthatyouaretryingtoretouch.Paycloseattention totheflowsoftheskintextureandchangesoftheskintone.Ifyouareabletogetyoursample assimilaraspossibletotheareawhereretouchingisdone,itwouldbegreat.Gentlyplacethe brushontheblemishandclick.Makesurethatyoudonotmakemultipleclicks,paintorsweep. Movearoundthefaceclickingontheblemishes. STEP2: Onceyouhavesetyourtools,inordertocarryoutyourtouch-ups,youwillneedtotoggle betweentheHealingBrushandCloneStamp.AsyouusetheHealingBrushes,itisimperative thatthe‘SampleAllLayers’optionischecked.Further,makesurethat,whenusingtheClone Stamp,forSample,thetooloptionissettoCurrent&Below.
  3. 3. STEP4: YoucanalsousetheCloneStamptoolforsometouch-uptoproducethebestresults.Toget thefinestresultsyouneedtohaveyourcloningtoolsetatthecapacityof20%.Thensample anareaclosesttotheareayouwanttotouch-up.Thenpaintawayorclickwhatthatneedscor- rection. STEP5: IfIfyouhavesomewrinklestotakecareof,thetouch-uplayercanworkwellforthatalso.This workseffectivelyifthesubjecthasexcellent,blemish-freeandfineskinandyouonlyneedto takecareofafew wrinkles.Ifyoutouchthewrinklesupabitmorethanwhatyouwant,you willsuregetaskintexturethatisnaturallooking.Youcanthenreducetheopacitylevelof thelayerfortouch-upjustenoughforthewrinklesbelow toshow up.Thiswillbringanatural textureandlooktotheskineffectively. STEP6: TThetouch-uplayertechniqueisreallyflexibleandhasmultipleusesthanyouwouldliketo thinkof.Ifyouaren’thappywiththeresult,youcanselectthelayeranderasethesame.If youthinkthatthetouch-upisalittleheavy,usetheeraseratalowercapacityandasoft brushandswipesomeofthecorrectionsoff.Therearesomephotographerswhowanttogo alittledeeperwithPhotoshopfaceretouchingtogetthebestresults.Ifyouthinkso,youcan dothattoo.Whateveryouwanttodo,startingwiththetouch-uplayeristhebestwaytogo aboutit.
  4. 4. FREQUENCYSEPARATIONTECHNIQUE Ifyouneedtoworkmorethanyoureallywanttogetthebestandbeautifulskin,then frequencyseparationisoneofthefinestoptions.Companiesprovidingportraitretouching servicesusuallymakeuseofthistechnique.Thismethodworkswellwithpetiteblemishes, mottledskin,wrinkles,flakyanddryskinandredandoilypatches.Itcanalsobeeffectively usedtoremoveorcorrectthedarkcirclesthatappearbelow theeyesofpeople. Thestepsinvolvedinitare; STEP1: Step1:Amergedlayeroftheworkyouhavedonesofarontheportraitmustbecreatedfirst. Makesurethatbothyourtouch-upandbackgroundlayersarevisible.Now,selectboththe layersandchoosemergevisiblefrom Options. STEP2: OnOncethelayersaremerged,maketwocopies.Labeltheuppercopyas“HighFrequency” whilethemiddlecopyneedstobelabeled“Low Frequency.”Now selectthelayerlabeled Low Frequencyanditwillcontainallthedetailspertainingtothecolor.UsingGaussianBlur, blurthelayerandkeepdoingittilltheporeaspectsat100%gointotheskin.
  5. 5. STEP3: Now,turntheHighFrequencylayerbackon.Now applythenecessarysettingstotheimage andtheblendingmodeofthelayermustbechangedtoLinearLight. STEP4: Inthisstep,anemptylayerontopoftheLow Frequencylayerneedstobeaddedandshift themergedlayertothetopevenabovetheHighFrequencylayer.Now,themergedlayer needstobeturnedoff.Itiskepttheretounderstandthechangesyouhavemadefrom time totimebyturningitonandoffasrequired. STEP5: SelecttheCloneSelecttheCloneStamp toolafterclickingontheemptylayerthatliesontopoftheLow Frequencylayerandutilizeabrushhavinghardnessbetween25to50%havingtheopacity at15to20%.Beforegoingfurther,makesurethattheCurrent&Below isthesample selec- tionforthetool.SelectthesampleareaandworklittleareasusingtheCloneStamptoolto correcttheareaswheretheattentionisneeded.Ifyouhavethehabitofchasingforthe perfectskin,forgettinghow theactualpersonlookslike,themergedlayerwilltellyouthe realpicturetokeepyouontrack. STEP6: Onceyoubecomehappywiththework,youcangoaheadandstartusingtheHighFrequen- cylayerwhichhasallthetextualdetails.ItisadvisedthatyoueitherusethePatchtoolorthe CloneStamptoolonthislayer.Youneedtoselectanareathathaseventextureasthe sampleforthecloningandimagecorrectionprocess.Alsokeepinmindthat,whenyouare tryingtodealwithdeepwrinkles,thePatchtooliswaymoreefficient.
  6. 6. STEP7: Beforeyouaredonewiththesame,inordertomakeyourimagealittlemorenaturallooking, usethefollowingmethodinsteadofsharpening.YoucanreplicatetheHighFrequencylayer andthewholelayerbemaskedout.Now youcanselectthemaskandmedium softbrush. Painttheareasusingitwhileonareaswhereyouwanttosharpenanditcancomeextremely handy;professionalsindulgedinheadshotphotoretouchingservicesfollow thesame. STEP1: Atthefirststep,makeanew StampedLayerandduplicatethesame. THE“BYRO”METHOD Sometimes,insteadofpartsoftheskin,theentireskinneedstoberetouchedandthatis wherethiscanbeeffectivelyutilizedalongwiththeothertwotechniquesorinsteadofthe frequencyseparationtechnique. Thoughthelayerset-upforthesamemightfeelalittletechnical,theresultswillsurelybe worththeefforts.Thistechniquecanbeusedforsmootheningpoormakeup,adjustingskin tonesandcorrectinglargeporesontheskin.
  7. 7. STEP2: Now,selecttheduplicatedlayerandchooseGaussianBlurfrom theblurmenu.Regulatethe radiusofthedialogueboxoftheGaussianBlurtilldissimilarityinthetoneoftheskinisdone awaywith.Notetheradiusselectedandcancelthesamewithoutapplyingtheblur. STEP3: Selecthighpassfrom thefiltermenuandentertheradiusyounotedpreviouslyontothe HighPassdialoguebox.ApplytheHighPassfilterontotheimage.
  8. 8. STEP4: Selecthighpassfrom thefiltermenuandentertheradiusyounotedpreviouslyontothe HighPassdialoguebox.ApplytheHighPassfilterontotheimage. STEP5: Onthesamelayer,applytheGaussianBlur ontotheHighPasslayergoingbacktothe Filter  menu.Theradiusnow willbeone-thirdofthesameyouhaveutilizedontheHighPassfilter. SSTEP6: Inthisstep,theHighPasslayerneedstobeinverted.Now thelayerblendingmodeneedsto bechangedLinearLightandlayer’sopacitymustbebroughtdowntobetween40and50. Step6:Inthisstep,youcanmasktheentirelayeroutandselectasoftbrushofsizesmallto medium.Choosethecolorwhiteandsettheopacityto50%andstartpaintingtheskin wherethecorrectionisnecessary. STEP7: YYoucankeeppaintinguntilyouhavereachedalevelwhereyouaresatisfiedwiththeresult. Asyouwouldpaintdifferentareasofskins,youcanreducetheopacityfurther. Irrespectiveofthetechniquesthatyoumighthaveused,youcanusethefollowingtechniques tocarryoutthefinaltouchuptomaketheportraitlookallthemoreexceptional.Especially whenitcomestofashionphotoretouchingservices,professionalcompaniestakeutmostcare. FINALTOUCHESTO MAKEITIMPECCABLE
  9. 9. HueAdjustment:Chancesaretherethattheimagemightbespoiltduetotheredsandover-sat- uration.Applyingahueadjustmentlayerwilltakecareofthatissuetoacertainextent. AddGrain:High-resolutionmonitorscanrenderimagesunnaturallysmoothandcleaneven whenyouhavekepttheskintextureoftheimageduringretouching.Ifyouthinkthatisnot enough,addalayerofgrainstomakeitmorenaturallooking. Thesetechniquesifutilizedcarefullywillhelpyoumakeyourportraitexceptionallybeautiful andhavenatural-lookingskinafterretouching.ThereisnodoubtthattheFrequencySeparation inPhotoshopwillsurelyhelpyouaddressarangeofissuesallthewhilekeepingtheskinonthe imagelooknaturalandnotabnormallyflashy.Evenifyouareaprofessionalimageeditingpro- fessionalofferingphotoeditingservicesadeptinarangeofskinretouchingsoftwareprograms, expandingyourskillfortebymasteringthesetechniqueswillsurelymakeyouoneofthebest andmostsought-afterimageeditingprofessionalsintheindustry.

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