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Dodge and Burn

3 Ways to Dodge and Burn

September 20, 2016

In today’s retouching video, I teach you three ways to Dodge and Burn. These are simple techniques and are ideal for beginners using [More]

Creating Fake Highlights with Photoshop

July 26, 2012

Now of course there's nothing better than getting things right 'in camera' but when it comes to the lighting, what are you supposed to do after the fact when you maybe want to add some highlights or even tweak those that are already there? Well here's a technique for doing just that…for adding in or tweaking highlights, and it's one I tend to use on a fairly regular basis when putting together composites; however it's also a technique that can be used in any image and what's more it's quick and easy to apply. [More]

Dodge and Burn for Photoshop Drama

August 16, 2011

With the popularity of Photoshop plug-ins from companies like Topaz, On One and Nik, it’s easy to forget that much of the capability to create dramatic images already exists within Photoshop. It’s a little more work, but it’s fun, rewarding, and comes with no additional price tag! [More]

The 5 min Photoshop Retouch

July 22, 2010

There are few things i hate more than a snapshot of myself….my nose looks large, my eyes are non-existent, and my face is round.  Snapshots don’t usually get the pro retouch…but I [More]

Retouching Technique in Restoration

June 9, 2010

The Restorationist Janine Smith is never short of an idea or two when it comes to bringing life back into an old photograph. Here she takes inspiration from a technique that is most commonly used in [More]