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Dramatic Portraiture Lighting Styling & Retouching • 7m 17s

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  • Image 1 Workflow

    Begin retouching the hero image, the standing portrait pose from the Don Quixote series. Over the next hour, follow photographer, Chris Knight, as he builds a stunning vision for the dramatic portrait using Photoshop. Learn best practices for cleanup, frequency separation, dodge and burn, and con...

  • Image 2 Workflow

    With the hero complete, retouch a more intimate portrait with higher contrast lighting and focus on the subjects face. Leveraging the power of Photoshop, focus on things like naturalizing the theatre wig and beard, honing your skills with frequency separation to create natural skin texture and to...

  • Introduction

    For the final phase of this series on Dramatic Portraiture, explore the them of Caravaggio's Nativity with St. Francis and St. Lawrence. Listen as photographer, Chris Knight, gives a brief history of the painting, Caravaggio and the influence of the work. Examine light, composition, and meaning b...