Frequency Separation Retouching in Photoshop

Marcin Mikus, Retoucher and Photoshop Instructor

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    • Frequency separation tutorial

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About This Class

In this Photoshop Tutorial I am going to show You great technique for retouching portraits - Frequency Separation.

Many of You probably heard about this great retouch technique and today I am going to show You everything to make Your retouch work much easier!

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Although I have recommended this and given a thumb up, I feel there is much missing. Marcin, you do not touch the 'high' layer, so what is it for? You mention it contains the structure, so what to do with it? We know this can be used for cloning skin structure, so it would be good to show this also. Additionally, it would be good to explain why you are adding blur on the 'low' layer, as well as showing it, so users better understand the reason behind it. That said, be careful not to select areas too large on the 'low' layer when adding blur as it will tend to blur the contours of the face as well, which will flatten the face - understanding the five lights of nature will help here, when adding blur.

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Marcin Mikus

Retoucher and Photoshop Instructor

I'm open minded and creative Photoshop Instructor and Retoucher. The area I'm interested in is photo retouching and photomanipulation. I believe that massive layers of imagination allows me to create interesting, nontrivial ideas.

I've been teaching Photoshop for the last few years. I spend almost every day with photoshop and in time I was able to gain more and more knowledge about right ways of teaching Photoshop. After few Years I felt it's the right time to come out with Premium Courses on udemy. Where I can share some amazing ideas and make Photoshop fun!