Download these images for today's assignment: Image 1 and Image 2
1. Right-click on the word Image 1, choose “Save link As,” save the file (with the same name) in the “'Lastname_First_PSDtech” folder you made yesterday. Then do the same with Image2.
2. Use Photoshop’s File Browser to open the Image1.jpg file.
–Continue getting familiar with the Photoshop workspace.
–Crop the image to a size and resolution where someone could make a 5x7 or 7x5 inch print (you choose the orientation: portrait or landscape).
–Check the image’s Histogram.
–Use Levels to “fix” the exposure issues.
–Save your fixed file as “levels1.psd” in the same folder.
3. Then do the same step to the Image 2.jpg photograph, but crop it to 4x6 or 6x4, use curves and name it “Curves1.psd”.
4. Repeat levels correction on one of your own images, save as levels2.psd
5. Repeat curves correction on one of your own images, save as curves2.psd
PART 3 - Retouching:
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Download: Image 4
1. Crop the image to a size and resolution where someone could make a 7x5 inch high-quality (300 pixels/inch) print.
2. Use Levels and Curves to “fix” the exposure issues.
3. Right-click on background in layers panel and Duplicate the background.
4. Use the Spot Healing Brush, Healing Brush, and/or Patch tool to REALISTICALLY fix wrinkles and blemishes (on the top/duplicate layer).
5. Use the Clone Stamp Tool to REALISTICALLY give the man an earring to match the woman’s (on the top layer). Don't over do it and make these people look worse!
6. See if there are any blemishes the Patch Tool would fix.
7. As you work hide your duplicate/retouched layer to see a before and after by clicking on the 'eye'.
8. Use “Save As” to save your fixed file as a Photoshop file (PSD) file called “Retouch1.psd” in your Photoshop Techniques folder.
9. NEXT, realistically retouch one of your images and save it in the same place as “Retouch2.psd”! Ideas- retouch blemishes in a portrait or a landscape with trash cans you want to remove.