Tutorial 26 - Bethany


In this tutorial we'll take a nicely lit studio portrait and turn it into a dreamy high key image fit for a magazine cover. We start in Lightroom 4 then move on to Nik Color Efex Pro for skin softening and then we use Nik Silver Efex Pro for our final black and white conversion. We'll start off using Lightroom 4 in this first chapter to fix some levels and colour issues and produce a rather nice colour version of the picture. 

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Tutorial 26 - Bethany

In this tutorial we'll take a nicely lit studio portrait and turn it into a dreamy high key image fit for a magazine cover. We start in Lightroom 4 then move on to Nik Color Efex Pro for skin softening and then we use Nik Silver Efex Pro for our final black and white conversion. We'll start off using Lightroom 4 in this first chapter to fix some levels and colour issues and produce a rather nice colour version of the picture. 

Topics covered: Lightroom 4, Color Efex Pro 4, Skin Softener filter, Silver Efex Pro, cropping rotation, black and white, high key, portrait, brightness, contrast, highlights, midtones, shadows, amplify whites, soft contrast, balance of tones, spot editing, silver efex control points, control points