01. Introduction & tools overview

In this photography class Karl focusses on retouching, showing you different tips and techniques that you can use to create highly polished advertising and beauty images.

This initial class focusses on the planning required for retouching and introduces you to the Photoshop CS4/CS5 interface and some of the tools that will be used throughout this course. Karl also touches on the concept of light shaping and explains how this can be applied to enhance your images.

In this Photoshop class you’ll learn:

  • How to use Photoshop CS4/CS5
  • Planning for effective retouching
  • Photoshop CS4/CS5 interface and tools
  • Photoshop blend modes
  • Light shaping

If you’re working with the latest version of Adobe Photoshop, you can learn more in our Photoshop for Photographers course. We also cover more advanced techniques in our Advanced Photoshop for Photographers course, presented with professional retoucher Viktor Fejes.

If you have any questions about this course please post in the comment box below.

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