Retouching is no longer just removing skin blemishes. With increasingly advanced tools that use frequency separation, you can enhance portraits more easily and effectively than ever before. You can adjust skin tones without losing texture or diminish wrinkles without altering skin color.
Photo editing is an integral part of digital photography. If you're just getting started, be extra careful with your editing. Even though some adjustments may seem like a great idea, the opposite may be true. Let's focus on what you should watch for when editing your photos.
When you’re taking pictures outdoors, sometimes you’ll run into a composition that’s great except for a few things that are in the way. Usually some signs of civilization. Electricity wires, trash, and other visual pollution are guaranteed to ruin the impression from an otherwise good photo. But with the right edits, you can solve this problem easily. Take a look at how to do this basic retouching.
Taking pictures in touristy locations without tourists may seem like a superhuman task. Fortunately, this issue can be solved with a bit of photo editing. In this case, the editing takes less time than you may expect. It can all be done in just a few minutes.
How to remove glare from eyeglasses and other glass objects. Use the Editor Module, masks, and layers.
When taking pictures of people wearing glasses, you’ll often run into problems with glare, making it difficult to see your subject’s eyes. Of course, it’s best to prevent glare during the actual shooting. However, it’s not always possible and you’ll have to either accept it or remove it in post-processing. If you choose the latter option, this tutorial is for you. We’ll be using the Editor Module and layers in Zoner Photo Studio X.
The Develop module in Zoner Photo Studio X offers lots of features, and in this video, we’ll be presenting one of them—the Healing Brush. It’s great for removing unwanted elements from portraits, but it also works for tricks like revealing the secret of levitation. How? Just take a look at our video tutorial.
Last time around, we looked at developing a springtime portrait; this time we’ll look at more advanced edits in the Editor module. It provides lots of great tools that will help you bring a portrait to perfection. Zdeňka Vrátná will be showing you the steps she has taken when editing a colorful springtime portrait. In this article you’ll find inspiration, practical advice, and also a guide to using the individual retouching tools.
We’re sure you’ve seen photos somewhere before with a look that you loved, that you wanted to imitate—but you couldn’t for the life of you. Trial and error doesn’t work very well here. Today we’ll teach you how to examine your favorite photo and how to use what you learn here to compose an editing approach that will give you the results you’re looking for. We’ll demonstrate all this with an example from practice.
Quality portrait retouching doesn’t have to just mean removing a few pimples. It can be more comprehensive—and there are several different processes involved in achieving a professional portrait. So take a look at how to get ideal faces in portraits by improving not only the skin, but everything else as well.
On the one hand, portrait retouching is a complicated skill that takes years of practice to master fully. But on the other hand, Zoner Photo Studio offers a number of tools that will let you get started with retouching very fast. Read up on the retouching basics that every portrait photographer should master. With our guide, you’ll learn them fast.