Techniques for Retouching Skin

Portrait photographers strive to achieve beautiful skin in their images. Getting beautiful skin that is also realistic and preserves natural skin texture is a portrait photographer’s holy grail. Expertly applied makeup and good lighting are the foundation for beautiful skin, but retouching is the polish. 

In this tutorial, you’ll learn three great techniques for retouching skin in Adobe Photoshop, and will find out which situations benefit from each technique. Then you’ll learn two quick tips that you can apply with all three techniques to put a final polish on retouched skin.

  • Before-Deep skin retouch
    After-Deep skin retouch
    Before Deep skin retouch After

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