A Complete Guide to Editing a Portrait in Capture One and Photoshop

Capture One and Photoshop make for a powerful combination for editing portraits to produce professional results. This fantastic video tutorial gives a complete guide to editing a portrait from start to finish using both applications and a wide variety of creative tricks and techniques.

Coming to you from Eli Infante, this comprehensive video tutorial will show you how to edit a portrait in Capture One and Photoshop from start to finish, including raw processing, skin retouching, color grading, and more. With the multitude of techniques and processes that go into producing a complete portrait edit, it can be easy to go overboard at many different stages, such as retouching the skin or in the color grading. I personally like to zoom out every minute or so to take a quick glance at the overall progress, and when I am done, I step away for a couple minutes so I can return with a fresh pair of eyes for a final evaluation before I export the image. Often, I will decide to tone things down a bit after that. Check out the video above for the full rundown from Infante. 

If you would like to continue to learn about the power of editing in Capture One, be sure to check out "The Complete Capture One Editing Guide With Quentin Decaillet!"

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4 Comments

Bert McLendon's picture

Love my fellow Texan Eli! He always has great info and tutorials!

Eli Infante's picture

Thanks, Bert! Truly appreciate the support :)

Robert Nurse's picture

I love Eli's work! But, can someone help me out with "Todo el Pedo"? The translation isn't what I was expecting, LOL.

Steve Powell's picture

No longer an Adobe fan. I like Lightroom, but was never a Photoshop fan. Have switched over to Capture 1, and so far like using it.