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In this Photoshop tutorial you will learn how to use basic Photoshop
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So as far as the production aspect goes, I just downloaded all the files into Carolina here into his folder. I have it set up on my hard drive where everything is done in date so for today’s date which is February 10th and I have Carolina downloaded all his images into here. Now what we use is we use a software called Film Factory and it’s very simple and I simply just go into new role using an existing image folder and then I go find the folder where my grad student has the grad photos. So I just flip through Windows Explorer, find the date, find the folder and I go add and automatically throws the images in there , then I simply just want to go the index prints slight and I just follow the steps, next step pick that out and then I just hit print and what that’ll do is just print out a contact sheet with all the image numbers underneath and that’s what we give to the students and they’re just raw, un-retouched images and we’re just using it to pick the post. So we actually use fill the order form each image has a zone image number that day right it down. Now for the actual grad work flow, the grad work flow is very simple. I will just first get the image so this one is Isabel and she is on February 10th so I’m going to grad February 10th is Isabel Bouche and she wanted 6258. So I just let that load up and right do a simple rotate 90 degrees and then I’ll just do a quick defog. Now the first thing I do with this is I don’t take a lot of time for retouching on grads. I will actually just use my clone stamp in normal mode and about 80% and the first thing I’ll do is I’ll just start cloning out all the stray hairs and the fly away hairs. As you can see the image now that hair like does a fairly good job of spreading later on as you can see is we have it on the hair and we’ve got a little bit on the back and on the shoulders and that so that little more on slave does a great job of throwing some hair length down. So I’m just going to do this very little bit too far and I might want to zoom just a bit and Isabel has quite a few flyaway hairs and I notice the people with long hair have the intensity to have a lot more one thing we do suggest to it we didn’t mention in this videos is have a mere on hand so the woman can check their makeup and check their hair and all that because if you don’t they will ask for it. And I’m actually just going do a little bit more here and just clean that up just a bit, I’m not going to pick on it. Now the second thing I do is I’m going to burn and I just use gradient to the highlight mode and I’m just going to give it a heavy burn around with grab purchase we like to do a pretty harsh vignette and we want all the attention on to the sash and the grad, so first in the highlights and then into the mid tone. Now, I’m going to go in with my clone stamp under lighten and we just going to do about 23%, 25 and I’m just going to go underneath the eyes a bit and then under darken just some of the highlight spots, don’t’ remove them totally and go back to the normal and I just want to get this one and straight away here. Now, I’m going to apply a Hodgy soft. Now I don’t do a lot of color balance and color enhancement to this because we do, do a custom way balance before hand and we’ve just notice with the custom white balance our colors are pretty well bang on. So now I’m just going to bring that out for women I do a Hodgy soft, for men I do not and I also bring this all the way back to the ms grads and I do a very, very light softening to this so I want to come back at 30% with at a big brush and just give it a good swift over the whole thing just like that. Now what I might do now is just do a quick S score for contrast and just like that and what I do now as I’ll save that and I’ll shift that off to the lab and the lab will print in units of the 8x10, 5x7, 4x5 and walls and I let them do the cropping and the sharpening and everything. All I do is just a little bit of the retouching and the enhancement that I do. Our lab which custom color will do the cropping and sharpening force and print everything in units and it is just easier that way. So all I do is just FTP this image up there with how many units of each I want and that’s it and you know normally this will take me a few minutes each. So I’ll show you the before and after. So here we have the after and here’s the before and it’s just a heavy vignetting and some retouching and that’s it very straightforward.