Professional Retouching Secrets
Master the essentials required for high-end industry retouching
Discover the Industry's Best Kept Professional Retouching Secrets
Learn some of the best kept industry retouching secrets used in high street advertising images to give your photographs that highly polished look. Learn the essential tools and techniques step by step for light shaping, skin smoothing, shading and much, much more. We'll be looking in depth at the process and Karl will show exactly how he re-works beauty and product images to high end advertising standards.
Who is this DVD for?
This DVD is aimed at photographers who want to improve the impact and dynamism of their portrait, fashion, beauty or product images. Learning this valuable knowledge will give your images that professional edge over others.
What level of knowledge and training is covered?
This DVD provides an introduction to some of the intermediate and advanced retouching techniques required to improve your photographic images. To get the best out of this training course you should have an understanding of the most common tools and rudimentary functions of Adobe Photoshop.
On this DVD you will learn:
- Perfect Skin Techniques
Forget smudge and blur techniques! We show you the professional industry techniques for making that skin look flawless
- Retaining Skin Texture
Ever wondered how to retain that skin texture when undertaking an extensive retouch. We show you how.
- Light Shaping and Enhancement
This takes studio lighting to a whole new level. This incredible technique can literally transform the look of your image into that of the fashion professionals.
- Retouching Fine Detail
Discover several techniques for dealing with those tricky areas of fine detail and how to speed up your workflow.
- Contrast and Sharpening
Don't let your images look flat. Discover how to add that professional sparkle and brilliance to your final image.
- Image Impact
Deciding on the goals will give you a clearer understanding of how to get to the end result of that perfect flawless shot.
- Burn and Dodge Layers
Burning and dodging were the mainstay technique of the traditional darkroom. Find out why they are still one of the most important aspects of today's digital darkroom.
- Healing and Cloning
A close look at two of the most commonly used tools and find out how they can give you more.
Often overlooked this simple tool can help save time when used correctly.
- Liquify and Warp
Reshape the pixel mesh and learn how to protect it. But what do you choose to shape and why? See as Karl shows you his techniques and choices.
Features of this DVD:
- Includes 4 High Resolution Images from the DVD in "Before & After" states so that you can practice the same techniques on the same images!
- Double Disk DVD
- Over 5 Hours of Extensive Knowledge
- 16:9 widescreen
- PAL (Standard) or NTSC (N. America, Japan) formats
Customers also receive Online Photography Knowledge Group access
- Enjoy Privileged Access to the Photography Knowledge Forum
- Receive Ongoing Video Tutorials & Downloads
- Online Support and Bonus Material
- Enter Monthly Photography Competition
Watch as we retouch these images and SHOW YOU exactly how!
Learn to take photographs that stand out from the crowd by learning professional techniques from top professional photographer Karl Taylor. Karl shoots pictures for some of the worlds leading companies, and his work is published all over the world. If you're going to learn to shoot pictures like this you can only do it if you learn from someone with a proven track record not only in professional photography but also in photography training. The photos in the carousel to the left are just some of the from these training courses. You will benefit from seeing exactly how these photographs were created watching the steps to getting a great photo.
30 Bonus Photography Training Videos
Over 3 hours of online training
Why not take a look at some of the great bonus material that you receive when you start the Karl Taylor Photography Masterclass Course. With our perfect mix of DVD, video and online training you can watch and learn over and over again.