An introduction into the modern basics of professional portrait and beauty retouching
Beauty Retusche

This course is currently in the works and will be published soon.

An introduction into the modern basics of professional portrait and beauty retouching

  • Course: Beauty Retouching (WIFI Course)
  • Accessible for:
    • WIFI Participants

The worlds of fashion, advertising and yellow press – where the focus lies primarily on commercial use and enhancing psychological “key stimuli” – are the main areas of application for portrait and beauty retouching techniques. Today, the majority of the tasks is performed digitally, but the fundamental principles still resemble the work done in the darkroom, when scratches and dust particles on analog negatives were painted over using brushes.

In this course you will learn the modern basics of professional portrait and beauty retouching. Not only will you acquire some of the theoretical concepts behind digital image processing, but you will also try your hand at some of the essential editing techniques of the advertising industry; whether you would like to improve commercial images, model sedcards or a private photo album.

Learning Objectives:

  • Cleaning dust and other imperfections in digital images
  • Correction of gradation, tonality and color
  • Optimization of skin tones, smoothing of irregularities, wrinkles etc.
  • Enhancement of gender-specific characteristics
  • Digital “slimming”
  • Retouching of details, digital make up
  • Optimization (and replacement) of the background
  • Optimization of sharpness, finalization
  • Theoretical know-how regarding gradation, color, contrast, sharpness, blend modes etc.

If there are any supplementary materials provided in this course, authorized users can download them here.