Portrait Photography Masterclass – Natural Light complete edit

Working with natural light is one of my favourite techniques. Simplicity of the setup allows me to entirely focus on the subject and observe subtleties of the moment. Using only available light when shooting portraiture can be challenging at times, it often brings unexpected results - and that's exactly what makes photography a fascinating playground.

In the following series of videos combined together I will show you how to enhance an image taken with soft, natural light. The techniques I will present are universal - they are simply building blocks of a consistant, non-destructive workflow.

 

The 80 min video includes:
  • image evaluation and preparation for the edit
  • correcting model's shape with the Liquify Filter
  • black & white conversion as part of the color toning process
  • contrast adjustments with the Curves Tool
  • targeted luminosity adjustments
  • final touches & selective sharpening

 

Download the supporting files here and let's get started!

 

 

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I hope you find this class helpful and informative - this video series is part of a Premium Course "Portrait Photography Masterclass".
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Hello! I'm Kasia!

Photography is a celebration of life. It gives artists like you and me the opportunity to create soulful, meaningful, personal work-- for pleasure and for profit. As a fine art photographer, digital publisher and instructor of more than 70,000 students worldwide, my mission is to help professional photographers and experienced enthusiasts alike master advanced photography and editing processes, easily and effectively.

My courses are hands-on and include detailed Photoshop tutorials and high-quality downloads. You’ll feel fully supported as you enjoy the freedom to explore and experiment with new techniques. The goal of every class is for you to realise your artistic vision and achieve remarkable results with ease and joy. Read more

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