Calvin introduces himself and talks about what he will cover during the course
Calvin makes the iris pop with the exposure adjustment layer.
Add an ethereal glow to a portrait. Great for wedding photos or anytime you want to convey a soft, beautiful light.
Calvin shows you two different ways he uses a vignette to change light – something he uses in 99% of his signature work.
The purpose of this class is to learn quick masks but Calvin gives it a practical spin by showing you how to make teeth whiter too.
By using a selective color adjustment layer, you can add to or change the "mood" of a photo.
A basic technique that Calvin has discovered that most retouchers don't know or remember to use.
Use the blend mode to add color and brightness to hair.
Calvin shows you how to make certain commands easier to find in the command menus.
Use adjustment layers, blend modes, and the color sliders to change color and brightness without making difficult selections.
This trick is a great non-destructive alternative to using the Liquify tool to add dimension and keep the subject original.
Calvin shows you a few different tricks to make a photo pop more. Choose the one you like best.
Use a soft light blend mode to add contrast.
Calvin shows you a way to do more RAW conversions with one shot, along with a slightly more advanced technique.
Learn a neat trick to change a background and not have to deal with selecting around flyaway hair.
Same concept… slightly different approach.
Another great compositing tip that works with a textured background.
Body contouring using the Pinch tool.
Colorize an adjustment layer for saturated and desaturated contrast
A "pastel" technique Calvin uses often in his fashion photos, hence the name
Using Free Transform, Calvin slightly changes the model's leg length. Use sparingly!
Some final bits of advice from Calvin. Thanks for watching!