In my last article, I spoke of the four elements that we should focus on to achieve a beautiful image 'in camera’. The next step is to polish these images in the editing process.
Newborn babies offer a whole range of challenges when it comes to retouching. These include baby acne, dry skin, blotchiness, redness and jaundice.
It is essential to have a good understanding of your editing software and the processes and techniques needed to overcome these challenges.
Here are a few tips to help keep the editing processing time down to a minimum and ensure perfect results:
1: GET IT RIGHT IN CAMERA
It is vital to remember that we use photo editing software such as Photoshop to polish an already well-lit, nicely composed and correctly exposed image into an exceptional one, not to try and convert a poor image into something half decent!
To save time in Photoshop and ensure a pleasing result, a good ‘in camera’ image should: