Retouching With Photoshop


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Each session will meet every Monday from 7pm to 9pm for 5 weeks.

This class will give you an understanding of the causes of damaged photographs in relation to both color and B&W and will provide solutions to restore them to their original state.  This class will introduce techniques and philosophies in restoring and enhancing images that have been damaged due to fading, chemical exposure, dust damage or just being torn.  In addition learn how to enhance an ordinary portrait into something that shines with personality using digital lighting techniques in Photoshop.   We will explore the possibilities of using the color space LAB in Photoshop to aid you throughout the restoration process.  In addition you will experiment with aging a person from a youthful look toward a more elderly result. 
You will learn:

  1. How to properly scan your photograph.
  2. How to effectively deal with noise and dust damage.
  3. How to repair color fades and distortions due to sunlight or chemical damage.
  4. Removing and replacing individuals in a photo.
  5. Enhancing an ordinary portrait using digital lighting techniques.
  6. Digital painting techniques to enhance your restoration.
  7. Experiments in aging a person.

Seating is limited to eight students only. Reserve now!

For any questions including cost please contact Steve at:(760) 436-9921.

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