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Edit My Photo December 2022 - Kim

edit my photo free editing tutorials Mar 22, 2024

With Craig Turner-Bullock

Kim was the winner of the November 2022 Edit My Photo challenge in the Unleashed Education community.

As the winner of the challenge, Kim submitted this gorgeous image the she took during Barkelona, an out of this world pet photography retreat held in Spain. The dog is beautifully posed looking out of the window contemplating his next more! In the edit, I’ll be focussing on shaping the light, bringing out texture in the dogs fur and really enhancing the warmth present in the light.

Feel free to follow along from start to finish - or Fast Track through the tutorial using the timecodes below.




0:00 Introduction

3:07 Global Adjustments in Lightroom

3:34 Masking in Lightroom

4:54 Leash Removal in Photoshop

6:40 Dodging and Burning in Photoshop

10:55 Enhancing the Eyes in Photoshop

11:55 Noise Reduction using Topaz

14:06 Finishing Touches in Lightroom

15:41 Before and After

It's totally free to join in on our Edit My Photo challenges! If you win, you get to submit one of your images to be edited by Charlotte or Craig, plus you score a 20-minute Lifeline Call on Zoom to discuss the edit or anything else relating to the art of pet photography. Opt in to the free Edit My Photo online hub now!

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