advanced retouching


Mark Galer

essential skills

~   Create a monochrome or black and white image from an RGB master.

~   Create a toned image using a ‘Gradient Map’.

~   Create an image with reduced depth of field.

~   Use Smart Objects to balance the lighting within a scene.

~   Create smooth tone to subdue superfluous detail.

~   Create a mirror reflection, add morning mist and change the time of day.

Black and white – Project 1

When color film arrived over half a century ago the pundits who presumed that black and white film would die a quick death were surprisingly mistaken. Color is all very nice but sometimes the rich tonal qualities ...

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