Office Hours: Creative Basics 101 – How To Retouch A Photo

Let’s push some pixels! Join Office Hours as they dive into the detailed workflow of photo retouching in Adobe Photoshop.

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Andrew Hochradel is a freelance brand identity designer based in Southern California:

Nick Longo is the Creative Director behind Longo Designs, a branding agency specializing in product launches, corporate identity, and more:
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00:00 Start
02:31 How to retouch a photo – basic tools
04:05 Sky Replacement – nondestructive process
09:46 Retouching blemishes – Patch Tool
13:18 Spot Healing Brush
15:56 Recap
16:20 Camera Raw Filter – affecting geometry
19:50 Augmenting light – Overlay Blend Mode Layer – Dodge/Burn
29:44 Colorize Neural Filter w/ landscape – adjusting colors
33:11 Colorize Neural Filter w/ a portrait
37:19 Gradient Maps
41:28 Overview of the photo enhancement
43:08 Smart Portrait
48:21 Using a mask and painting direct edits
51:38 Skin Smoothing Neural Filter
53:59 Creative Basics Recap and what’s coming up


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