Adding Shine To The Hair Using Custom Photoshop Brush and Luminosity Masking

One of the major components in our interpretation of healthy looking hair is its shine. Apart from giving the hair a shiny look, highlights create the much-sought after volume. As with almost every task, Photoshop gives us numerous ways of tackling it. Effectively our goal is to create more contrast between lit and shadowed areas but

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The Ultimate Guide to the Dodge & Burn Technique on Fstoppers by Julia Kuzmenko McKim

If you are new to the Dodge & Burn technique, make sure to read this 3-part article “The Ultimate Guide to the Dodge & Burn Technique” I recently published on Fstoppers. For more of my Fstoppers articles please visit: http://fstoppers.com/author/julia   DODGE & BURN TECHNIQUE Part 1 – The Ultimate Guide to the Dodge & Burn Technique: The

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Color Correction Lesson Preview: Black and White Conversions in Relation to Dodging and Burning

This is an outtake from the upcoming RA online workshop Beauty Retouching: Skin & Skin Tones by Lulie Talmor & Julia Kuzmenko McKim (July 12-13, 2014).   The technique of Dodging and Burning, where one selectively adjusts the exposure on various areas of a film is as old as photography itself. With traditional film photography a dark

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