preview of the video workshop and tutorials from my new "Digital Photo Retouching: Beauty, Fashion & Portrait Photography" book.
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We've put together a beautiful book for you to get inspired and learn some real-world professional Retouching & Photography tricks and techniques from a successful internationally published photographer, retoucher and educator Julia Kuzmenko McKim. The cover photo won second place in the global Wacom & AfterCapture Digital Imaging Contest 2012 in the Portrait category, and you can follow its retouching process with Julia in a 5-page illustrated text and 40-minute narrated video workshop.
It's an inspirational book with lots of beautiful images, retouching tips, articles and a few illustrated text and video tutorials for amateur and professional photographers who edit their work in Adobe Photoshop. This book is created with intermediate and advanced Photoshop users in mind, so if you are a beginner, please start with our "Creative Retouching Essentials in a Day" interactive ebook, so that the things that are used and demonstrated in the video workshop and tutorials in this book make sense to you.
Pages 24-28: Cover Image Illustrated TextWorkshop
Pages 36-37: Retouching Face + Video (13 min)
Page 44: Cover Image Video Retouching Workshop (42min)
Pages 50-51: Photographing & Retouching Hair + Video (10 min)
Tons of Images & Real World Photography & Retouching Tips
Articles on Shooting on Location, in Studio, Working with Models
Custom Beauty Brushes & Actions (see Digital Goodie Bag subfolder) (only in digital book)
Pages 58-59: Working with the custom Brushes & Actions mentioned above + Video (30 min) (only in digital book)
The video tutorials in this book are private Youtube videos exclusively accessible to the readers of this book
There's also a download option to store the exclusive video tutorials and workshop on your computer and watch offline on page 9 (additional fee of $9.99 applies).
and a lot more!
There's a 25% discount code for the print version of the book that you will receive upon the purchase of the digital book, so if you'd like to have both my Actions & Brushes along with the video tutorials and the print version of the book -- start with the ebook and get your print copy with a 25% discount.
At the end of the ebook you will be provided with my Beauty Brushes, some of which are based on the custom brushes created by the amazing digital artist from Poland Marta Dahlig, and my new set of Beauty Actions (Temporary Solar Curve, Sharpen All + Parts, Frequency Separation presets for 8- and 16-bit images, Silky Skin, Sculpt & Contour, Digital Skin Texture, Anti-Pink) + video tutorials on how to use my Brushes and Actions (these digital bonus materials only come with the digital version of the book!). You know they say: "Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime", I'm going to teach you to "fish" with the retouching tools I myself utilize every day, and you will be able to take it from there.
Huge thanks to all fellow artists who supported us and participated in our project!
Sue Bryce, Sue's Facebook Fan Page, Sydney, Australia and worldwide
Anastasia Volkova, Anastasia's Facebook Fan Page, Moscow, Russia
Ashley Lebedev, Ashley's Facebook Fan Page, Minneapolis, USA
Menachem Krinsky, Menachem's Facebook Fan Page, Los Angeles, USA
Jean Osipyan, Jean's VK Fan Page, Moscow, Russia
Emily Soto, Emily's Facebook Fan Page, San Diego, USA
Nathalia Suellen - Lady Symphonia,
Nathalia's Facebook Fan Page, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Jane Queen - Dangerously Dolly, Jane's Facebook Fan Page, Atlanta, USA
Jamillette Gaxiola (Miss Cuba Earth 2009, the Clifton Shores Reality TV Show star (South Africa), Victoria's Secret Fashion Show model, Las Vegas 2011), Catherine Muldoon (Miss Virginia 2012), Fernanda Romero (model, singer & Hollywood actress), Tyla Bertolli (The X-Factor Australia 2011 Finalist), Ashley "Rae" Weisz (America's Next Top Model's Cycle 13 contestant), Sherri Jessee (beauty expert, internationally published celebrity stylist and makeup artist), Mikala Vandenbroucke (makeup artist, hairstylist and educator), Miss Orchid Mei (Burlesque Performer, Denver, CO), Krunoslav Stifter (professional Beauty retoucher & educator), Marta Dahlig (award-winning, globally published digital artist), Copyright attorney at law David L. Amkraut (Los Angeles, California), Phlearn.com, Totally Rad, Models.com, Photo.net.