Chapter 8 – Retouch and Sharpen

The goal here was to remove unsightly wires and imperfections for a travel brochure.

The goal here was to remove unsightly wires and imperfections for a travel brochure.

The goal with this image was to remove body hair and other imperfections.

The goal with this image was to remove body hair and other imperfections.

This image objective was to perform a general retouch and get the feel for retouching tools.

This image objective was to perform a general retouch and get the feel for retouching tools.

Another General retouch that helped grasp the extended use for manipulation tools, and the use of brushes.

Another General retouch that helped grasp the extended use for manipulation tools, and the use of brushes.

This image was to apply a blue field that highlighted the girl and her dog, to put an emphasis on their relationship for a pet food ad.

This image was to apply a blue field that highlighted the girl and her dog, to put an emphasis on their relationship for a pet food ad.

Learning to apply blur fields to highlight specific areas of a photo.

Learning to apply blur fields to highlight specific areas of a photo.

Blur field practice to learn about highlighting specific subjects.

Blur field practice to learn about highlighting specific subjects.

More Blur field practices, this field is the tilt shift which allows for horizontal blur control.

More Blur field practices, this field is the tilt shift which allows for horizontal blur control.

More Blur field practices, this field is the tilt shift which allows for horizontal blur control.

More Blur field practices, this field is the tilt shift which allows for horizontal blur control.

Using additional filters to focus a blurred image.

Using additional filters to focus a blurred image.

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Chapter 4 – Selections Projects

In this chapter you learn different selection tools, how they apply to an image, and when to use them! There’s so many that are incredibly handy.

Working with Selections, and Selected Areas; The Goal was to create an eye popping poster that would relay the effects of sleep deprivation!

Working with Selections, and Selected Areas; The Goal was to create an eye popping poster that would relay the effects of sleep deprivation!

Working with Smart Radius and Shape Selections

Working with Smart Radius and Shape Selections

Working with Tonal Selections and feathering.

Working with Tonal Selections and feathering.

Working with Smart Radius and Shape Selections

Working with Smart Radius and Shape Selections

Working with Color Selections.

Working with Color Selections.

Working with color ranges and selections based on color ranges.

Working with color ranges and selections based on color ranges.

Chapter 3 – Camera RAW Projects

In chapter 3 we’re taught how to manipulate images in the Camera RAW dialog box within Photoshop. You learn the importance of taking a RAW image versus a processed one, and how to create better images with one change.

Camera RAW - Lighten and Highlight Colors!

Camera RAW – Lighten and Highlight Colors!

Working with Camera RAW Color Vibrance in Highlights, Shadows, and Midtones!

Working with Camera RAW Color Vibrance in Highlights, Shadows, and Midtones!

Working with color Curves and Contrast!

Working with color Curves and Contrast!

Working with Camera RAW cropping and Lighting!

Working with Camera RAW cropping and Lighting!

Working with Camera RAW vignettes and Color Curves!

Working with Camera RAW vignettes and Color Curves!

Camera RAW - Working with Light and Color Curves

Camera RAW – Working with Light and Color Curves