Continue analyzing a portrait image of a man, looking at pores, stubble, facial structure breaking down specific elements to retain and distractions to eliminate based upon industry and client expectations versus personal taste.
Using Capture One, follow retoucher, Patrik Naik, as he processes a RAW image capture to be retouched in Photoshop. With this example, prepare an image of a male subject, with ideal dynamic range, exposure and neutral white balance, retaining resolution and bit depth for the retouching process.
Build on your experience, practicing dodging and burning with a male subject. Using helper layers, curves, masking and Photoshop's paint brush - enhance dimension and highlights with intention for textured, masculine, skin tone.