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Gallery B&W Portraits with Lightroom

Mastering B&W Portraits with Lightroom
In this course I will teach you how to retouch black & white gallery-type portraits.

This 2-hour course contains 11 projects where you learn to retouch portraits that were taken in a studio or with no professional lighting.

Details & Requirements

Length: 1 Hour 49 Minutes

Experience Level: Beginner

Tags: Black & White Lightroom

Required Software: Lightroom

Read these instructions to get started with the course: Read Me 1st on Training

Read these instructions for help on installing presets: Read Me 1st on Presets

B&W Portrait - Before

B&W Portrait - After

B&W Portrait - Before

B&W Portrait - After

B&W Studio Portrait - Before

B&W Studio Portrait - After

B&W Self Portrait - Before

B&W Self Portrait - After

B&W Boy Portrait - Before

B&W Boy Portrait - After

B&W Girl Portrait - Before

B&W Girl Portrait - After

B&W Father and Son Portrait - Before

B&W Father and Son Portrait - After

B&W Close-up Portrait - Before

B&W Close-up Portrait - After

B&W Studio Portrait - Before

B&W Studio Portrait - After

Depth of Field B&W Portrait - Before

Depth of Field B&W Portrait - After

Sculpting Light B&W Portrait - Before

Sculpting Light B&W Portrait - After


9m 3s

Lesson 1: Introduction of lessons and techniques

Importing the Raw files into Lightroom and creating a collection set.

16m 28s

Lesson 2: Portrait 1 - Artificial Lighting

Portrait 1: Transforming to B&W and creating artificial lighting with brushes.

4m 54s

Lesson 3: Portrait 2 - Grungy High-Detail

Portrait 2: Creating a grungy high-detail black and white portrait.

13m 25s

Lesson 4: Portrait 3 - Artificial shallow depth of Field

Portrait 3: Creating artificial shallow depth of field and localized adjustments.

9m 48s

Lesson 5: Portrait 4 - High Detailed Close-Up Portrait

Portrait 4: Creating a high-contrast, high-detail close-up portrait.

9m 23s

Lesson 6: Portrait 5 - Coming out of the Dark Portrait

Portrait 5: Creating a portrait photo to make it look like the subject is coming out of the darkness.

9m 35s

Lesson 7: Portrait 6 - Toddler Portrait

Portrait 6: Creating a black and white portrait of a toddler.

7m 18s

Lesson 8: Portrait 7 - Tranforming a Snapshot into a Portrait

Portrait 7: How to make a piercing portrait of a non-studio photo.

6m 59s

Lesson 9: Portrait 8 - Extracting Backgrounds in Portraits.

Portrait 8: How to extract the background to give your photo more depth.

3m 43s

Lesson 10: Portrait 9 - Super Close-Up Portrait

Portrait 9: How to adjust a super close-up portrait.

8m 36s

Lesson 11: Portrait 10 - HDR-Looking Portrait

Portrait 10: How to create an HDR-looking portrait from a studio photo.

9m 50s

Lesson 12: Portrait 11 - All the Steps in Retouching a Portrait

Portrait 11: How to fix small imperfections and create artificial lighting to make a high-detailed portrait.

Source Files

Source Files

iPad Videos

Contains all lessons as iPad compatible videos

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