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  • Steps before completing photo retouching(Tips)

    Before professional photo retouching completion, there are certain steps to be followed about which this write-up details.

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    Re: Steps before completing photo retouching(Tips)

    Great write-up, Emily. I do restoration as hobby rather than retouching but I picked up some useful tips from your article.

    BTW in the 1st sentence, I would write 'aim at' capturing ... or 'aim to capture'. Just a tip.

    Photographers aim capturing beautiful images of people and places

    Mike

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      Re: Steps before completing photo retouching(Tips)

      Emily,

      Nice overview.

      In some instances it may be better for color toning to be done before retouching - that depends on two things - the image and personal preference.

      In the print industry we can reduce the need to add noise to smooth gradients by creating the gradient in the final output color space. If we do decide to add noise it is usually no more than 1 pixel faded to 50%. Most banding issues happen due to conversion from RGB to CMYK, but even if you are working in Adobe RGB and the final output is sRGB, creating the gradient in the final space will help reduce banding.

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        Re: Steps before completing photo retouching(Tips)

        Originally posted by mikemorrell View Post
        Great write-up, Emily. I do restoration as hobby rather than retouching but I picked up some useful tips from your article.

        BTW in the 1st sentence, I would write 'aim at' capturing ... or 'aim to capture'. Just a tip.

        Photographers aim capturing beautiful images of people and places

        Mike
        Thanks for the observations

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        • #5
          Re: Steps before completing photo retouching(Tips)

          Originally posted by Shoku View Post
          Emily,

          Nice overview.

          In some instances it may be better for color toning to be done before retouching - that depends on two things - the image and personal preference.

          In the print industry we can reduce the need to add noise to smooth gradients by creating the gradient in the final output color space. If we do decide to add noise it is usually no more than 1 pixel faded to 50%. Most banding issues happen due to conversion from RGB to CMYK, but even if you are working in Adobe RGB and the final output is sRGB, creating the gradient in the final space will help reduce banding.
          Thanks for the observations

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