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Figure 8: The final results. The glare spots are gone, and this will print out much more attractively than the original

The Fine Art of Digital Printing: How to Get Rid of Shiny Highlights on Faces

by Ctein

…  align=”aligncenter” width=”588″ caption=”(c) Ctein: Figure 1: The unretouched photograph”][/caption] The first thing you’ll …

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The Fine Art of Digital Printing: Easy, Pleasing Skin Tones

by Ctein

…  align=”alignnone” width=”500″ caption=”(c) Ctein Figure 1: Lojo's working very hard and her flushed face shows, …  align=”alignnone” width=”500″ caption=”(c) Ctein Figure 4 The same photograph as figure 1, after creating the …

(c) Ctein "This is the full frame of a very sharp 12 megapixel digital photograph"

The Fine Art of Digital Printing: The Difference Between Smart Sharpening and Unsharp Masking

by Ctein

…  align=”alignnone” width=”500″ caption=”(c) Ctein Figure 1: this is the full frame of a very sharp 12 megapixel digital …  align=”alignnone” width=”340″ caption=”(c) Ctein Figure 2: this is the section outlined in white from figure 1, shown at …  align=”alignnone” width=”340″ caption=”(c) Ctein Figure 3: unsharp Masking increases edge contrast”][/caption] Figure 4 …

Figure 2: The curves adjustment I used for the dodging layer in Figure 1 and the mask I painted in. This layer brings out detail in the deep shadows and midtones without washing out the true blacks. @ Ctein

The Fine Art of Digital Printing: Layers are the Way to Dodge and Burn

by Ctein

…  the uncorrected photograph and the dodged photograph. © Ctein“][/caption] [caption id="attachment_3737" align="aligncenter" ...  and midtones without washing out the true blacks. @ Ctein"][/caption] Best of all, you can customize the dodge or burn effect to …

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The Fine Art of Digital Printing: Using Unsharp Masking To Improve Texture and Tonality In Your Prints

by Ctein

…  matter when you do it.  (all photos copyright by Ctein)   Figure 1 A photograph before I’ve unsharp-masked it to improve …

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The Fine Art of Digital Printing: What Color Space Are You In?

by Ctein

This is one of a series of short pieces that will be appearing weekly at masteringphoto.com You could be shortchanging yourself when it comes to color rendition in your digital prints. All the colors in the color photograph exist within what’s called a  …

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