Retouching, Color Correction, and Manipulation

[1.] Photo left untouched

[2.] The following actions have been performed:

  • Removed wrinkles and bags with the Patch Tool in conjunction with the Clone Stamp Tool to give her a younger look.

  • Channel Mask and Curve Adjustment to adjust only her Magenta and Yellow for print purposes.

  • Overall Curve Adjustment to Cyan to the background.

A normal stock photo of a NCAA football player transformed into San Diego Aztec's color. In some cases where the budget cannot allow official photos, a workaround such as this is required.


Most, if not all of these touch-ups and modifications were done at the LandAmerica Design Center; and because of that, very tight and constrained deadlines. Some were done within minutes and no longer than an hour at most.