Viktor Fejes

Viktor Fejes

Viktor Fejes is a top, high-end photo retoucher with an international clientele, including major magazines and celebrities. He has been using Photoshop since he was eight years old. He is the Head Retoucher and Founder at GILD Studios, a renowned boutique retouching studio known for going the extra mile.

Color correction is as much science as it is art. A good color-corrected image can serve as the perfect base for further color grading, or it can be a pleasingly natural photograph at which to look. Unfortunately, it’s an often misunderstood aspect of digital imaging, and it can take a lot of time to master. In this article, I’m going to give you some tips and techniques that I use in my day-to-day image processing to edit colors. What Is Color Correction? In digital postproduction, color correction refers to the process of changing colors to reflect their neutral states. Generally, you c...

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Color correction is as much science as it is art. A good color-corrected image can serve as the perfect base for further color grading, or it can be a pleasingly natural photograph at which to look. Unfortunately, it’s an often misunderstood aspect of digital imaging, and it can take a lot of time to master. In this article, I’m going to give you some tips and techniques that I use in my day-to-day image processing to edit colors. What Is Color Correction? In digital postproduction, color correction refers to the process of changing colors to reflect their neutral states. Generally, you c...

Luminosity masking is a technique used both in still photography and motion pictures for creating masks for different luminosity ranges. These resulting masks can help us manipulate parts of an image based on their brightness values. It’s especially useful for landscapes but can help us achieve amazing results in portraits, as well. Unfortunately, most techniques in Photoshop use steps that are cumbersome and make it difficult to predict their results precisely. Hence, many of us resort to using plug-ins and actions. There’s an easier, visual, and plug-in-free way, however, that we’re go...

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Luminosity masking is a technique used both in still photography and motion pictures for creating masks for different luminosity ranges. These resulting masks can help us manipulate parts of an image based on their brightness values. It’s especially useful for landscapes but can help us achieve amazing results in portraits, as well. Unfortunately, most techniques in Photoshop use steps that are cumbersome and make it difficult to predict their results precisely. Hence, many of us resort to using plug-ins and actions. There’s an easier, visual, and plug-in-free way, however, that we’re go...

Retouching Everyday People

with Viktor Fejes

Join professional retoucher, Viktor Fejes, as he demonstrates his system for developing a 15-minute retouch session. It all starts with the provided Photoshop action that you can download, install, and use to follow along with the class. Viktor breaks down every component of the action, which includes setting up the image for retouching, how to perform any destructive edits required, how to remove blemishes, how to remove distractions along the border, helpful techniques for fixing highlights, whitening teeth, and applying digital foundation makeup. Viktor closes out the class with lessons on giving the image a specific look, creating color LUTs that you can reuse, and advice for completing the project.

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Join professional retoucher, Viktor Fejes, as he demonstrates his system for developing a 15-minute retouch session. It all starts with the provided Photoshop action that you can download, install, and use to follow along with the class. Viktor breaks down every component of the action, which includes setting up the image for retouching, how to perform any destructive edits required, how to remove blemishes, how to remove distractions along the border, helpful techniques for fixing highlights, whitening teeth, and applying digital foundation makeup. Viktor closes out the class with lessons on giving the image a specific look, creating color LUTs that you can reuse, and advice for completing the project.

Learn how to retouch clothing like a pro with Viktor Fejes! Retouching clothing requires its own set of tools, tricks, and techniques, and Viktor takes you through a series of exercises that demonstrates how to get the job done. In this class you’ll learn everything from removing wrinkles to toning down shiny surfaces, removing moire patterns to cleaning up dust, defining the shape of your subject to changing the color of the clothing, and so much more. All of the files used in the class are available for download so you can work along as you watch, or refer back to them later for practice. By the end of the class your digital ironing skills will be taken to a new level and you’ll have a whole new set of retouching solutions to whatever clothing problems you encounter.

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Learn how to retouch clothing like a pro with Viktor Fejes! Retouching clothing requires its own set of tools, tricks, and techniques, and Viktor takes you through a series of exercises that demonstrates how to get the job done. In this class you’ll learn everything from removing wrinkles to toning down shiny surfaces, removing moire patterns to cleaning up dust, defining the shape of your subject to changing the color of the clothing, and so much more. All of the files used in the class are available for download so you can work along as you watch, or refer back to them later for practice. By the end of the class your digital ironing skills will be taken to a new level and you’ll have a whole new set of retouching solutions to whatever clothing problems you encounter.

Join Viktor for an advanced look at essential elements of color theory. From understanding color models and the science of RGB, to how to apply this knowledge when performing practical tasks such as color correcting and color grading. Viktor starts with the fundamentals and works up to advanced techniques used in cinema. If you want to manipulate color at will, understand the reasons why, and make your images look fantastic while doing it, then this class is for you.

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Join Viktor for an advanced look at essential elements of color theory. From understanding color models and the science of RGB, to how to apply this knowledge when performing practical tasks such as color correcting and color grading. Viktor starts with the fundamentals and works up to advanced techniques used in cinema. If you want to manipulate color at will, understand the reasons why, and make your images look fantastic while doing it, then this class is for you.

Learn the essential elements of retouching. Join Viktor Fejes as he provides you with a solid a foundation for how to approach retouching. This is not a class on how to use the basic tools of retouching, but rather how to think about retouching in a logical and methodical fashion, so that you can develop a workflow to properly retouch a photo from start to finish. You’ll learn how to evaluate an image, how to start in Camera Raw, how to structure your layers in Photoshop, how to use techniques involving false colors to fine tune texture, tones, and color, and all the while gaining a firm understanding for why you would approach retouching in this way.

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Learn the essential elements of retouching. Join Viktor Fejes as he provides you with a solid a foundation for how to approach retouching. This is not a class on how to use the basic tools of retouching, but rather how to think about retouching in a logical and methodical fashion, so that you can develop a workflow to properly retouch a photo from start to finish. You’ll learn how to evaluate an image, how to start in Camera Raw, how to structure your layers in Photoshop, how to use techniques involving false colors to fine tune texture, tones, and color, and all the while gaining a firm understanding for why you would approach retouching in this way.