'An essential read for anyone who is into retouching, with not too much text and plenty of screenshots to follow'. (Digital Camera Essentials, June 2011).
From the Back Cover
This is what Photoshop users have been waiting for
Retouching portrait and fashion photos using Photoshop continues to grow in popularity. In this book, highly respected photographic and image-editing experts Birgit Nitzsche and Karsten Rose share their know-how with a collection of the most successful tips and tricks for portrait and beauty retouching. They demonstrate how to cleverly correct skin blemishes, divulge tricks to get a body into shape, and show how to cunningly adjust clothing. Each chapter contains a basic overview with additional information, expanding the practical workshops. Every photographer, advertiser, and photo enthusiast can learn from this guide!
Create harmonious body contours and use different techniques to get a body into shape
Improve facial structures and emphasize eyes and mouth with make-up effects
Make a face look younger and achieve a flawless complexion
Tint and style hair
Refine hands and create beautiful fingernails
Bonus DVD Includes
Before-and-after views of all pictures from the book
Additional setting files for individual workshops
Trial versions of several Nik Multimedia filters