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Top 10 Amateur Portrait Retouching Mistakes

7/29/2017 ISO 1200 Magazine 0 Comments

Top 10 Amateur Portrait Retouching Mistakes

New to Photoshop? Lightroom? Maybe Capture One Pro? Shooting portrait work and fumbling your way through retouching? Here's the thing, there are mistakes you will make as you learn, plain and simple. If you haven't done at least 6 or 7 of these 10, Nino Batista would be genuinely surprised. Retouching can be tricky to master!

But come on, we’ve all done it. And maybe you’re doing it right now. Maybe you haven’t even gotten to this point. But after all these years of (at first) making all of these mistakes, Nino has seen the same ones happen over and over and over and over again as new photographers venture into portrait retouching.

And that’s fine; we all have to kinda suck at first. But if you’re wondering what he recommend avoiding in your retouching workflow, here are 10 things Nino puts at the top of the “never ever ever” list.

About Nino Batista:

Commercial portrait & automotive photographer based in Houston but serve anywhere in the country, especially all over Texas. Nino also runs a Master Class Series on learning the in's and out's of model portrait photography all around the country and is a Senior Writer for Let's Get Connected:

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