30 Techniques Every Photographer/Retoucher Needs to Know! (Pt. 1 of 4)

4-PART FREE MINI-COURSE ABOUT RETOUCHING AND LEARNING THE BASICS OF PHOTOSHOP! | We cover the first 9 techniques that you just have got to know as a retoucher in Photoshop.

Part 1 – Part 2 – Part 3 – Part 4

Tutorial Overview

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01:28 1.) Editing ANY Photo in the Camera RAW Editor

07:51 2.) 8-bit vs. 16-bit Images

14:59 3.) Lens Correction and the Transform Tool

19:02 4.) White Balance and Chromatic Aberration Corrections

22:59 5.) Slimming a Figure with Liquify

30:59 6.) Healing Skin Blemishes

35:46 7.) Get Rid of Flyaway Hairs

38:35 8.) Making Simple and Complex Selections with Select & Mask

47:17 9.) The Power of Adjustment Layers

In this Photoshop tutorial, we’ll tackle the first 9 techniques of about 30 techniques in this first of a 4-part mini-course on the basics of getting started retouching your photos in Photoshop today! We’ll talk about Camera RAW, bit depth and the geeky numbers behind what makes bit depth so important (even I can admit that it’s kinda boring,) lens corrections, white balance, chroma aberration corrections, slimming a figure and transforming a body shape with liquify, healing skin blemishes, the power of adjustment layers, selecting hair and other complex stuff with the power of Select and Mask, and tons of other things in between.

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  • Wayne Lytton

    I have been using Photoshop since Photoshop 3.0. I worked at The National Geographic Society for 40 years and was in charge of switching everything in the Photo Reproduction area from conventional to digital production. As the training Supervisor ,my duties were to keep abreast of all the latest advances and techniques in Photoshop. Even after all this time I am still learning and discovering new things about what most consider the Basics. I really enjoy all your videos and have expanded my knowledge. Things are so much easier now than in the days of what I called the Wild West of Photoshop and production methods.