35 Best Photoshop Photo Editing Tutorials - Photo Retouching

35 Best Photoshop Photo Editing Tutorials - Retouching is important part of Photoshop and commonly used in magazines, books, advertisements. It is not too exaggerated when saying that you see this kind of work every day even if you are not a graphic designer. Many methods can be used to achieve stunning effects, sky is the only limitation. However, it is definitely hard to master and requires you to have strong understanding about layers, color and brightness, sometimes filter effects as well.

Glamour Portrait Photo Retouching

Bringing a Stone Statue to Life

Create a Magnificent Rose Concept Design in Photoshop

Today we will create a very interesting concept using an artistic nude and a couple of pink roses. You will learn to retouch photos, manipulate a single element to obtain a more complex result, make use of various adjustment layers, increase the depth of a picture and sharpen the image for a more clean look.

Impressive Color Blending Technique

Grunge Photo Edges

In this Photoshop tutorial we'll learn a quick and effective way to create a cool photo edge effect using a single Photoshop grunge brush and a series of clipping masks.

Face Makeover

The general 'makeover' process is quite simple, and can be done in a matter of minutes.

Professional Photographic Retouching Tutorial

This is a 40 minute video, I'd recommend pausing it at regular intervals before continuing so that you fully understand all the processes.

Increase Breast Size

Giving your Photograph an Antique Look

This simple tutorial is an alternative method (from many others available on the Internet) for making a photograph look aged. Suitable for Photoshop beginners.

Superb Skin Airbrush Technique

Airbrush skin like a pro. In this Photoshop retouching tutorial, you’ll learn how to retouch skin like the professionals. Find out how to make skin look healthy without looking plastic or blurred.

Eery-Eye Photo Manipulation

In this Photoshop tutorial I will be walking you through the making of an interesting art piece, “The Eye, the Key of the Soul.”

Remove Blemishes in Photoshop

In this tutorial we are going to use The Spot Healing Brush to removing blemishes. We can greatly improve a portrait by removing skin imperfections which are rarely a desirable feature in a photograph.

Really Cool Digital Make up in Photoshop in 10 min

Why use real make up if you can do a digital make up and make the skin look pretty and smooth. It's simple, fast and very effective.

Dramatic Gritty Effect

In this tutorial we’re going to learn how to add a dramatic, gritty, bronzed effect to your images.

Good and evil photo manipulation

In this tutorial, we’ll be taking a photo and splitting it in two. One side of the photo will be light and colorful while the other in contrast, will be dark, evil and brooding. This is a complete re-write of my popular tutorial. With the new design, I figured it was time to update the tutorial and improve some of the confusing steps.

Create an Illustrated Look From a Photograph

In this tutorial, We'll learn how the create a stylized illustrated look from a photograph. The best part is that it requires no artistic ability! You can do this to any photo and pretty much any subject, but I think it works best with people.

Photoshop Tutorials: Enhancing The Sky In A Photo

In this Adobe Photoshop tutorial, we're going to look at how to enhance the sky in a photo, bringing out details in the clouds, improving the contrast and increasing color saturation, and we can do all these things at once using a very simple technique.


We can greatly improve every portrait in which the subject is smiling by applying a little digital tooth whitening. In this easy to follow tutorial you will be whitening teeth in minutes.

Cartoon Drawing Tutorial

In this beginners photoshop cs tutorial we will be taking a photograph of a women and with photoshop graphic effects and filter effects we will convert her picture into a cartoon drawing.

Basic Retouch and Colorization

This tutorial will show you how to do a basic retouch, change the colorcast of an image and colorize some of its elements.

How to fake reflections in Photoshop

Adding a reflection is a great way to draw attention and improve a dull photo. Another reason for adding a reflection, is that the water was dirty at the time of shooting and the shot was ruined; or you wanted to add reflections (the real way, making use of the slow shutter speed) but you didn’t have the necessary gear to take the shot (camera with manual settings, tripod, filters etc.).

Achieve HDR Style Effects Using Photoshop and the Lucis Art Filter

This tutorial has three parts. We’ll review adding HDR styling to multiple types of images using the LucisArt filter. In this first part, we’ll work on adding more interest with HDR styling to a portrait photo.

Professional Hair Processing in Photoshop

We are going to learn how to make professional processing of hair in Photoshop, add different shades and bring some shine to the hair.

How I made up Batista as Phantom

Awesome tutorial turning Batista into Phantom :)

How to add vignette to photos in Photoshop

Vignetting is the process of darkening the corners of a photo. Vignette is usually an undesired effect, caused by a number of elements. But sometimes vignetting can help direct the eye on a particular subject of the photo, minimising distractions. Vignetting can also improve photos by giving them an artistic look and making them somehow more interesting. This effect should not be overdone though. Let’s see how to create this effect in Photoshop.

Color your Black and White Photos Easily

Ever watched a Digitally Remastered Film and wondered how they colored in the black and white frames?

Tilt-Shift Photography Photoshop Tutorial

This tutorial has been produced using Photoshop CS2 on a PC.

An Easy Way To Find Neutral Gray In An Image

When it comes to color correcting images in Photoshop, removing color casts from the highlight and shadow areas is usually pretty straightforward since it's quite easy to find the brightest and darkest areas in an image. But what about the midtones? How do you find that area in the image that's supposed to be neutral gray? Usually, you guess and hope for the best, since Photoshop doesn't seem to have any way of easily pointing out those midtone gray areas for us. Or does it?

Realistic View Tears on Face

In this Photoshop tutorial I would like to invite your attention to the unique technique how to make realistic view tears effect.

Virtual Makeup In a Snap

This tutorial will teach you how you can quickly and effectively modify an image where too much makeup’s were applied making the skin look fake. Makeup always not the case, the picture can be a magazine scan creating excessive noise on the picture. You can also do this to an old photographs that was scanned. Basically to any picture that has excessive amount of noise.

Post-Processing Infrared Photographs in Photoshop

Infrared photography is a special technique in which you use an Infrared Filter, which you attach over your lens like any other lens filter – then take an exposure using a fairly long shutter speed (dependent on light source).

Create a Face Shattering Effect

Photoshop & Illustrator Tutorial: Add vector flair to model shots

In this tutorial, Camilo Bejarano shows you how to ramp up this juxtaposition, hand-drawing elements before scanning them in and transforming them into dramatic, colourful designs that interact neatly with the photograph.

Super Fast and Easy Facial Retouching

In this tutorial, We will learn how to repair some image noise from a low-quality shot, and I will show you an extremely quick and easy way to smooth out a person’s face. The woman in this shot is not a model, and she has a lot of character so we don’t want to overdo it with the smoothing. We will make it look real and natural.

How To Create Glossie Lips And Change Hair Color