Supercar Retouching


Learn how to retouch using the Power of Lightroom / Camera RAW and Photoshop to easily turn a picture from Ordinary into Extraordinary!

Join me and follow along as I take you through every stage from the RAW out of camera file through to the final print ready image in this easy to follow, step by step retouching class that will leave you fully equipped with the skills necessary to go and create your very own Supercar Pictures.

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VIDEO 1: Introduction

VIDEO 2: Behind the Scenes
A brief look at how the car was photographed on location: equipment used, settings, looking at the location etc…

VIDEO 3: Preparing the file in Lightroom / Camera RAW
Enhancing Details, Targeted Contrast & Sharpening

VIDEO 4: Working on the Wheels / Tyres
Pulling out more details, Adding Impact, Giving Tyres that ‘New’ Look

VIDEO 5: Matching the Light
Shaping the light between the rear and side of the car

VIDEO 6: Directing the Viewers Eye & Working Smart
Enhancing the Light Clusters, Giving the Exhausts the ‘New’ Look, Darkening the environment leading to the car and Smart Objects

VIDEO 7: Even MORE details using Camera RAW and Smart Objects
Working non destructively with Smart Objects / Filters to enhance the details even more PLUS working with Layer Masks

VIDEO 8: Dealing with Problem Areas
How to remove a Hot Spot on the car bodywork caused by bright sunlight

VIDEO 9: The Pen Tool
Selecting the car using the Pen Tool before adding in the new sky

VIDEO 10: Adding in the Sky
Smart Objects, Layer Masks and Gradients to realistically add in the new sky

VIDEO 11: Sky in the Windows
Adding realistic reflections of the sky in the windows and wing mirrors

VIDEO 12: The POWER of the Blend If Sliders
How to realistically add a reflection onto the car bodywork

VIDEO 13: Colour Effects
Using Photoshop and 3rd Party Plug Ins (eg Nik Software, Topaz) to add colour effects

VIDEO 14: Finishing Touches
Adding the Cartoon Painterly Look using Photoshop and / or Lightroom / Camera RAW

VIDEO 15: Wrapping Up
Looking back over all the retouching steps PLUS the Before / After