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Class Introduction

Lesson 1 from: Lightroom for Portrait Photographers

Kristina Sherk

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Lesson Info

1. Class Introduction

Lesson Info

Class Introduction

I do a lot of portrait retouching. And I do portrait retouching on like the end, where you only have 90 seconds to retouch a portrait all the way up to retouching portraits to where I'm working on it for, you know, like two hours, three hours, that kind of thing. So, you know everybody loves to ask like, "Well, how long does it take "you to retouch an image?" That's such a subjective question because it really depends on, you know, it really depends on you. Are you a retoucher? Are you a photographer? Are you getting paid for this retouching? Are you not getting paid for the retouching, and you're only getting paid for the shoot? Are you outsourcing your retouching? There's all these, you know, these things that kind of apply to that question, when people ask it of me. So it's important for you to kind of think about those things when you think about retouching. And so I'm guessing that since you guys are in this class you're looking for ways to save time when it comes to your portrait...

retouching, right? Is that what everybody's in here for? Well that's great because there are some amazing, amazing things in Lightroom that a lot of people aren't even aware that is actually possible in Lightroom when it comes to doing retouching in Lightroom.

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Ratings and Reviews

Cheryl Jones Schindler

This is an excellent class. I have covered over half of BenWilmore's complete guide to Lightroom, which I needed as I have mostly played around with the obvious sliders in Lightroom until now. So fortunately I had a little familiarity with brushes. This is so helpful for me to now use what I learned with more detail and more skills specifically for portraits of my family. I am so excited to use all this! Thanks!!!! She is an excellent teacher.

Lesa Wright

I very much appreciated Kristina's energy and concise instruction. She was very easy to follow and remained focused on each lesson without being repetitive or random. I learned great time saving tips that will not be difficult to implement. Thank you, Kristina!

Stacey Feasel

This was a fantastic, easy to follow course! So glad I took it!!!

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