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Light it, Shoot it, Retouch it, Part 3
Scott Kelby
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Scott Kelby is back with the third installment of this popular series. In part three, Scott lays out a basic studio set using two different backdrops and a single light source on t... READ MORE
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Light it, Shoot it, Retouch it, Part 3
lessons: 11 Course Lessons
duration: 1hr, 38min
published: 2011
watched: 1297 Member Views
Light it, Shoot it, Retouch it, Part 3
with Scott Kelby
Scott Kelby is back with the third installment of this popular series. In part three, Scott lays out a basic studio set using two different backdrops and a single light source on the subject. He also experiments shooting with a ring flash. During the second half of the course, Scott opens all of the exposures in Lightroom and picks his three favorites for final retouching in Photoshop. BUY COURSE
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lesson 1: Getting Started (free course preview)

Scott begins by setting up the background and main light for his fashion shoot

8min, 43sec
lesson 2: Test Shots

After setting up the background and main light, take some test shots to set a general exposure before the subject even walks onto the set

7min, 41sec
lesson 3: Starting Point

After the subject is on the set, take an exposure using a grey card for white balancing and start dialing in the lighting

4min, 9sec
lesson 4: Taking It Up a Notch

Switching to a seamless paper background and using flats or gator boards to create a new lighting scenario

6min, 26sec
lesson 5: Continuing with the Shoot

The subject has changed outfits and Scott changes camera perspective with a step ladder

3min, 50sec
lesson 6: Ring Flash

For this final segment in the studio, Scott uses a ring flash to achieve a popular fashion look

4min, 20sec
lesson 7: Organizing Images in Lightroom

After importing all of the shots into Lightroom, Scott uses the Library module to pick the keepers out of the batch

17min, 28sec
lesson 8: Retouching, First Image

Start by using the Lightroom develop module to check highlights, adjust white balance, then open up Photoshop to lighten the eyes, highlight the hair and do some dodging and burning

16min, 14sec
lesson 9: Retouching, Second Image

Retouching a second photo from the shoot. Using Photoshop to fix the background, to soften skin, to make body tucks with the liquify tool, and to accentuate the highlights

16min, 57sec
lesson 10: Retouching, Third Image

Working on a third photo from the shoot. Clean up the eyes, soften skin, remove blemishes, sharpen the edges, using all of the tools that have been covered in this course

9min, 27sec
lesson 11: Makeup for a Studio Shoot

Scott asked his makeup artist, Shelly Giard, to share some tips about what she uses in a studio environment

3min, 27sec
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