Category Archives: Photography

Leveling up: Frequency Separation Editing

I’m really excited about my expanding photo retouching business. Learning more sophisticated editing techniques has been part of this effort so I can take on higher-end work.

The most exciting retouching technique I have picked up is Frequency Separation. I’d heard of the technique and looked into it some time ago, but the internet is full of conflicting ideas about best practices (who would have guessed?) with the only agreement being that everyone is doing it wrong. And a vocal minority saying it shouldn’t be done at all. With all the misinformation, I never got my head around the technique. What a mistake! (more…)