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

    • What is it and why you should use it

    • Setting up the levels

    • Brushing the masks

    • Where to dodge

    • Where to burn

    • D&B example #1

    • D&B example #2


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... 


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.

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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.

You can also download utilities for Lightroom and Photoshop, more info below.

Lightroom (here you can download all my LR presets) Dodge and burn Portrait workflow v3.0 (here you can download my PS actions)

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