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Photoshop CS5: Essential Skills by Philip Andrews, Mark Galer

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advanced retouching

essential skills

  • Create a monochrome or black and white image from an RGB master.
  • Manipulate tonality and split-tone an image.
  • Enhance detail and depth to create a dramatic effect.
  • Create an image with reduced depth of field.
  • Create a ‘Faux’ style by manipulating focus and color.
  • Use professional techniques to enhance the facial features of a portrait image.
  • Create smooth tone and exaggerate midtone contrast to create a signature style.
  • Merge bracketed exposures to create high dynamic range images.
  • Create a time lapse video using an image sequence.

 

Black and white – Project1

When color film arrived over half a century ago ...

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