After completing the tricky task of photographing the inner workings of a luxury Zenith watch, Karl sits down to start work on the retouching process.
This Photoshop class focuses mainly on the initial stages of the retouch – selecting which shots will make up the final composite image, focus stacking multiple images and identifying which areas of the image will need retouching.
As he shows you how to focus-stack an image, Karl talks you through the process of aligning multiple images, using the auto-align function in Photoshop. You’ll be able to see his workflow, understand his thought process and gain some valuable insight into how to retouch a product image to a professional standard.
In this class:
- Product Photography: How to retouch a luxury watch
- How to create a composite image in Photoshop
- How to focus-stack an image
- How to auto-align a composite image
- Using layers and layer masks
- Using Photoshop Transform tools
Learn how to photograph luxury watch images like this in Zenith Watch Product Shoot.
To see the final stages of this retouch, check out Zenith Watch Post-Production 2: Clean-up and Final Touches Part 2.
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