Assignment: Male Portrait Retouch

Objective:

To explore Basic Photoshop Retouching on a mans face. With this assignment you will be pulling from everything you have learned this semester. You will retouch blemishes and distractions. Sharpen or soften parts of the image. You will color correct the image from global to localized corrections and more!

Choose 1 image to retouch
https://goo.gl/yo2hI9

Online Class, Turn In:

•1 Male retouched portrait -including all layers
•Resolution -2160px on longest side, 240PPI
•8 bit
•Saved .PSD or .TIFF
•Email Me a Typed page (not as an attachment, in the body of an email), telling me techniques were used on this portrait. hhprotz@cox.net

Classroom, Turn In:
•1 Male retouched portrait -including all layers
•Resolution -2160px on longest side, 240PPI
•8 bit
•Saved .PSD or .TIFF
•Typed page, printed telling me techniques were used on each portrait.
•The portrait printed on Photo quality paper.

-Keep the original image as the bottom layer for comparison

Most photographs will need the following:
-removal of in camera dust or dead pixels from the image
-normal tonal and color corrections according to your basic workflow (you can do this with adjustment layers or start the process in Camera Raw
-removal of distractions from the background
(you could blur or change the background to B&W or a duotone, have fun and explore what you can do)
-removal of blemishes
-removal/softening of hot spots (shiny areas: nose, forehead, etc)
-removal of dark circles
-softening of lines in the face
-reduce skin pores
-softening of age spots
-whitening of the teeth and/or eyes
-removal of red eye

I will be looking for a minimum of two extra enhancements. (REQUIRED)
Make a list of enhancements you might apply to a male portrait.

-Label layers to reflect what you are doing. (part of the grade)

 

A few tutorials to get you inspired

Simple Men's Portrait Retouching Workflow
https://fstoppers.com/education/simple-mens-portrait-retouching-workflow-65638

Photoshop - Frequency Separation Made Easy.   -search out the action or create your own
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3JEHbZhN2_Q&index=18&list=PLJKDlprbdANzgnF62fESWU7sZbWEBXAWX

Complete Male Portrait Retouching Workflow: Photoshop and Lightroom #106
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dK15pN1Cy1o

Male Portrait Retouch in 7 Steps (High Speed).mov
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=awyS8t1KN2k

How to Whiten Teeth in Photoshop -a more advanced tutorial than mine. +A little liquify
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RvCDzD_mDHo

Cleaning Up Eyes In Photoshop
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z33cgxtSYXY

How to Change Eye Color in Photoshop
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zMmzoYZpg_Q