Retouching: Introduction to Frequency Separation

Carolyn Page, Photographer

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7 Videos (31m)
    • Introduction

      1:03
    • What Is Frequency Separation?

      1:42
    • Creating The Action In Photoshop

      5:30
    • Editing High Layer

      7:47
    • Editing Low Layer

      9:01
    • Using the Brush Tool

      3:59
    • Class Project & Final Thoughts

      1:55

About This Class

Frequency Separation is a retouching technique among professional retouchers and some photographers that allows you to separate details in your image like colors and textures while retaining your details. However, this technique does not have to be used on every image you do and is mostly used in fashion or editorial.

I will go step-by-step in this short class on how to create your own Frequency Separation action to save yourself time in your workflow. I will also show you how I use it to retouch my portraits, so that you can take what you've seen and apply it to your own work.

Beginners in Photoshop are welcome to take this course and if you have any questions you can ask in the class discussion.

Welcome to my class!

-Carolyn

Light Thought var 1 Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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Hello everyone and welcome to my page. I am currently a Graphic Design student with a passion for photography and editing with my main focus being Portrait, Animal, & Travel photography. I have worked as a portrait and event photographer for a year before I went back to school.

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