Removing Hot Spots in Portraits in Photoshop

Excerpt from Professional Portrait Retouching Techniques for Photographers Using Photoshop. Hot spots are those shiny areas on your subject’s face that reflect the lighting and almost make their face look like they’re sweating. I try to fix these while we’re on the shoot, but one set of shots with them always seems to sneak through (unless I have a makeup artist on the set—they never let the models get shiny). If a few sneak into one of your sets, here’s how to quickly get rid of them: Step One: Here’s a shot of our subject, with hot spots on the (Read more...)