February 27, 2011

Photo Retouch in Lightroom

Adobe Lightroom is an easy to use software meant for managing, viewing and editing digital photographs. It’s a boon for photographers so that they can spend more time behind lens and less time to retouch photographs. Unlike Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom has a very easy to use graphical user interface.

Here is a short tutorial on how to do a professional retouch using this incredible software – Adobe Lightroom.

STEP 1: Import your photograph into Lightroom. Navigate to Library and then Import.Photo Retouch In Lightroom

STEP 2: On upper right side click develop tab. Then click on adjustment brush. In effects tab choose soften skin.
 Photo Retouch In Lightroom

STEP 3: Click on the face and start moving the circular pointer. Rub it on whole face. you can enlarge the picture by selecting the ratio on upper left side.

Photo Retouch In Lightroom

Check which part of face is untouched by resting your pointer on this circular dot. And retouch rest of the face with the same tool.

Photo Retouch In Lightroom

STEP 5: You are done. It is that very easy. The difference between the original photo and the retouched photo is quite perceptible.

Photo Retouch In Lightroom

To save the new retouched photo press Library tab and export it to a location.