How to adjust red skin tones using Lightroom or Photoshop

Red skin tones are a common problem in portrait photography.

The example Gina demonstrates in this tutorial is extreme, but these techniques will work for any portrait that has issues with red skin tones.

In this tutorial, Gina will teach you:

  • A quick and easy technique to reduce or neutralise red areas of skin using Lightroom
  • How to smooth out skin tones using the adjustment brush in Lightroom
  • A more advanced way to improve red skin tones using Photoshop
  • How to isolate red skin tones using hue/saturation adjustment layers.

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