— Tony Corbell



About This Course

In the world of beauty photography, capturing stunning portraits is only part of the equation. The real magic happens during the post-processing stage, where skilled retouching can transform a good portrait into a truly captivating work of art. If you're ready to take your beauty portrait retouching skills to the next level, then "Beauty Portrait Retouching for CS5" with David Cuerdon is the course for you.

David Cuerdon, a renowned beauty and fashion retoucher, shares his expertise and techniques for retouching beauty portraits using Adobe Photoshop CS5. With his in-depth knowledge and years of experience, David guides you through the process of enhancing and perfecting your portraits to achieve a flawless, yet natural look.

The course begins with an introduction to the essential tools and features in Photoshop CS5 that are specifically useful for beauty retouching. David covers topics such as skin retouching, blemish removal, smoothing techniques, and enhancing details. He also shares his insights on color correction, creating a balanced and harmonious skin tone, and bringing out the natural beauty of the subject.

Throughout the course, David demonstrates his retouching techniques on real-life beauty portraits, providing step-by-step instructions and explaining the rationale behind each adjustment. He emphasizes the importance of maintaining a natural look while enhancing the overall aesthetics of the image. David's approach is focused on enhancing the subject's features, rather than completely altering their appearance.

In addition to the technical aspects of retouching, David also discusses the artistic considerations that come into play when retouching beauty portraits. He explores the concept of creating a visual story and maintaining the integrity of the original image. David shares his insights on composition, lighting, and posing, and how these factors can influence the final retouching process.

As you progress through the course, you'll gain a deep understanding of the intricacies of beauty portrait retouching. David provides valuable tips and tricks, as well as shortcuts and time-saving techniques, to help streamline your workflow and improve your efficiency. You'll learn how to use advanced retouching tools, such as frequency separation and dodge and burn, to achieve professional-grade results.

"Beauty Portrait Retouching for CS5" is not just about achieving flawless skin or perfecting details—it's about capturing the essence of beauty and creating images that evoke emotion. David's comprehensive approach covers all aspects of retouching, from subtle enhancements to more complex adjustments, giving you the knowledge and skills to create stunning beauty portraits that stand out from the crowd.

Whether you're a professional photographer, aspiring retoucher, or simply passionate about beauty photography, this course will elevate your retouching skills to a whole new level. Join David Cuerdon in this transformative journey and unlock the secrets of beauty portrait retouching with Adobe Photoshop CS5.

Acquired Knowledge

Plus, David shows you how to fix more real-life situations that photographers face and gives you his own files to work with to help you bring out the true beauty in your own subjects.


Tony Corbell
Tony Corbell is a highly respected and influential photographer known for his exceptional expertise in the field of portrait and commercial photography. Over his career spanning several decades, Corbell has become a leading figure in photographic lighting and has been instrumental in shaping the modern landscape of the industry. Hailing from Texas, Corbell's journey in photography began at a young age. His deep-rooted passion and dedication to his craft have driven him to continually explore and experiment with different styles and techniques, particularly focusing on the art of lighting. In the world of professional photography, Corbell is synonymous with understanding and manipulating light. His expertise extends beyond simply mastering photographic equipment; he has a unique knack for harnessing and sculpting light to bring a profound depth and realism to his subjects. This ability to 'paint with light' has set him apart in the industry and has made him a sought-after authority on lighting techniques. Corbell's skills extend to teaching as well. He is dedicated to sharing his wealth of knowledge with budding photographers, conducting numerous seminars, workshops, and lectures across the globe. His engaging teaching style and commitment to his students' growth have made him a beloved figure in the photographic education realm. His contributions to photography and education have been widely recognized. Corbell is a recipient of the prestigious Hasselblad Masters Award and the Professional Photographers of America's (PPA) National Award, highlighting his significant impact on the photography industry. Tony Corbell's impact extends beyond his individual work. Through his dedication to mentorship and his ongoing exploration of the photographic craft, he continues to inspire and educate the next generation of photographers, further cementing his legacy in the world of photography.


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