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Photo Retouching Secrets is not another color correction book, or scanning manual. It covers only one topic: retouching images to make them look better. What type of retouching are we talking about? Thing like:
In Photo Retouching Secrets you will also learn:
Photo Retouching Secrets shows you feathering tricks, cropping and straightening tricks to save you time and frustration. If you want nothing but the tips, the tricks, and the secret inside shortcuts to make retouching images easy and fun, this book is the right one.
1. Send in the Clones (Cloning Tips and Techniques).
Basic Cloning with the Clone Stamp Tool. Cloning away Unwanted Objects in Your Image. Removing Harsh Shadows with the Clone Stamp Tool. Cloning from Layer to Layer.
Repairing Images that Are Too Light (Overexposed). Repairing Images that Are Too Dark (Underexposed). Selectively Painting in Detail with Complete Control. Retouching Images Where the Subject Is in Shadows. Increasing Highlight (or Shadow) Detail. Selective Sharpening. Enhancing Shadows with the Burn Tool.
Removing Signs of Aging. Wrinkle Removing (Method Two). Brightening Teeth. Removing Red Eye. Red-Eye Removal Quick Tip. Nose Reduction. Enhancing Eyes. Removing Braces, Shadows, and Other Blemishes. Enlarging and Shrinking Facial Features with Liquify.
Quick Fix for Removing Spots. Tricks for Removing Moiré Patterns. Retouching Using Define Pattern. Tear Fix with a Tonal Adjustment. Removing Scratches the Easy Way. Removing Scratches with the Blur Tool. Repairing Damaged Facial Features.
Removing Color Casts. Quick Trick for Finding Highlight and Shadow Points. Adjusting Flesh Tones for CMYK Printing. Adjusting RGB Flesh Tones. Sharpening Images. Color Retouching One Area.
Cropping Techniques. Cropping to Repair Barrel Distortion. Straightening Crooked Scans. Straightening Crooked Scans Using the Grid. Combining Images too Large to Fit on Your Scanner. Expanding Backgrounds.
Correcting Grayscale Images. Converting Color to Grayscale (Channels). Converting Color to Grayscale (Lab Color). Converting Color to Grayscale (Calculations). Converting Color to Grayscale (Channel Mixer). Creating Duotones.
Getting Rid of the Jaggies. Getting Crisper Line Art. Cleaning up Jaggies Quick Tip. Cut Your Cleanup Time in Half. Turning Photos into Line Art.
Bringing Back Lost Colors in the Shadows. Instant Polaroid Effect. Glamour Photo Effect. Adding Motion Effects to Backgrounds. Background Vignette Effect. Adding Starbursts. Quick Color Change for an Object.
Layer Masks for Collaging. Hiding Edge Pixels when Collaging. Adding Objects to an Existing Image. Feathering Tutorial. Vignette Effect.
Setting Up a Studio Product Shot. Creating Studio Portrait Backgrounds. Adding Color as an Effect. Depth of Field Effect. Adding Shadows for Drama.