Tablet and Pen are a retoucher’s most used physical tools, bridging the connection from our world into the bits and digits. Spending so many hours handling the pen and scratching tablet surfaces makes us think twice about how we set things up to reduce fatigue and at the same time increase efficiency. After all, time is money and our health is our most precious asset.
This guide will help you set up your Wacom Tablet to achieve both of these important key features. You might have developed other habits by now but consider giving these a try. Expect to get used to any structural change over one or two weeks of time for your muscle memory to be re-trained
When retouching beauty pictures, the more delicate details matter. Skin retouching is usually the main focus throughout post-production, thought of one among the foremost vital aspects of quality retouching. However, the distinction between amateur retouching and genuinely skilled work are details that typically get overlooked: hair. Whether or not it’s eyelashes, eyebrows, or facial hair, in a real beauty image, these will create all the distinction.
Color management can be a mystery to some. When things just go slightly wrong with color, it can drive people crazy and into sheer frustration. But it does not have to be. We de-mystify how things work in browsers and what steps you can take to make sure your images display properly.
If you are into photography and post-production, you most likely know about the ability to create camera profiles and use custom color corrections to calibrate your camera’s color output to a standard. Camera Calibration Profiles For Capture One Users.
What is the color of the year 2019? Every year Pantone presents you with their choice for the color of the year. We show you how to make use of it!
Our eyes allow us to see color, shapes, recognize our friends and detect motion. In this article, we break down the complex topic of signal capture and processing.
Color corrections and color theory are very important parts of today’s photography. It can be quite a challenging and demanding task, but why? We will explore 3 Reasons why humans struggle with judging and correcting color related issues and what this means in terms of color management.
Welcome to our first retouching critique. The intention of us doing these critiques is to help others grow as retouchers and to advance their skills. While giving feedback on a person by person basis is very time-consuming we will publish critiques for others to also benefit from the content.
2018 is knocking at the door and it comes with new trends. Presenting the color of the year 2018 and how to make use of it in your every-day work.
Select Subject Feature Promises One-Click Masking | A New Photoshop CC 2018 Feature You Might Have Missed!
There is a new Magic Button in Photoshop. With a recent update, Adobe introduced the “Select Subject” Feature. Let’s discover this new tool, where you can find it and how it works…
We sat down to write a full and in-depth article on calibrating your monitors. There is so much misinformation out there, leaving many people confused. We wanted to change that and guide you through the process and explain your options along the way.
Wacom Tablet is lagging? Latency issues? Bad response of your Brush in Photoshop?
Here is to set up your tablet correctly for usage on a Windows system. Get rid of the annoying Windows pen lag and Photoshop brush lag issues.
We will go over the best Wacom settings on a Windows system, and how to set your driver and applications up for the lowest latency and best possible performance!
Many struggle with color and its application. We decided to give you our top 5 tips on how you can actually get better with understanding and using color in your images.
So, you are using visual aid layers for your retouching? Good, you seem to already have a fundamental knowledge and know about common high-end retouching techniques.
BUT, If you use the channel mixer adjustment layer as a visual aid for your dodging and burning, you might find this interesting as I explain why you should not be using it like you were told!
Working with raw files is the foundation for solid work. We lead you through the process and show you step by step how to push your image to greatness.