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Dodge and burn: a powerful, yet, easy technique to improve your portraits!

Luca Foscili, Portrait photographer & retoucher

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8 Videos (49m)
    • Intro

      1:19
    • What is it and why you should use it

      2:26
    • Setting up the levels

      2:42
    • Brushing the masks

      5:38
    • Where to dodge

      5:35
    • Where to burn

      6:11
    • D&B example #1

      13:11
    • D&B example #2

      12:16

About This Class

In this class I'm going to talk you about Dodge and Burn, a technique I use essentially all the times in my post productions.

It's quite an easy technique, yet, it can IMPROVE a lot your photos if used correctly!

It's also easy to mess it up, so it requires some practicing... 

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As I said in the videos I will add more material to this class over time, like dodge and burn of colored photos for example.

Let me know if I could add something else in this class: something you didn't understand in the lessons, the explanation of something, etc.

Check out my website if you want to contact me directly: www.lucafoscili.com.

I'll try to give my Skillshare Premium students support any time I can! :)

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Luca Foscili

Portrait photographer & retoucher

I'm Luca Foscili, an award winning photographer and retoucher specializing in portraits.

I'm from Italy and I started my professional photography career in early 2017.

By watching my classes you're going to learn my post production method.

- Basic classes -

In these classes I explain the tools I use and how I use them, so it's mandatory that you watch them if you are a beginner.

You can also download utilities for Lightroom and Photoshop in the proj...

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