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Video: Advanced Portrait Editing

By Erin Peloquin  ·  October 25th, 2013

This is an online companion video to Erin Peloquin’s “Advanced Portrait Editing” tutorial, found in the November/December 2013 issue of Photographic Elements Techniques magazine.

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5 Replies to Video: Advanced Portrait Editing:

  1. Joyce

    October 26, 2013 at 7:48 am

    Can you advise me on my set up? When you were doing some of the color edits, I couldn’t really see a difference on my screen. What adjustments do I need to do on my ViewSonic monitor or do I just not have a monitor with precise enough display to detect the changes? Thanks.

  2. Douglas

    October 30, 2013 at 11:06 am

    This is an absolutely wonderful tutorial, possibly the best I’ve ever seen from PET. The technique is just super. I’m going to watch it four or five more times and then try to begin applying it to my photos, especially for refining the colors in specific parts of the images. Thanks so much. Your instruction will improve all of my pictures, not only portraits, for years to come.

  3. Jean

    November 4, 2013 at 12:03 am

    Excellent idea to use adjustment layers to change the colours so subtly .
    Thank you.

  4. Kerry

    November 22, 2013 at 7:10 pm

    Thank you so much! I have many photos that are dark due to poor lighting in my house and I’m going to try these techniques on many of these photos.

  5. Gary

    December 30, 2013 at 9:30 pm

    I’m a new member of this site and I found your tutorial very helpful. Particularly making each change on a different layer.

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