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Tigz Rice is a London based photographer specialising in fashion and boudoir with a vintage aesthetic. An Adobe Community Professional and Wacom Influencer, she originally trained in digital illustration before naturally progressing into the world of photography and retouching. Alongside a client list including Cosmopolitan Magazine, Burlesque On Ice and Paris Burlesque Festival, her work has dominated the European burlesque scene since 2009, which consequently means everything she owns is covered with a fine layer of glitter…

Every photographer and designer knows this conundrum. You’ve got two photos of a model: one has the perfect pose and the other the perfect expression. So how you do you bring them together into one amazing shot?

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This Photoshop tutorial from burlesque photographer Tigz Rice shows you how to seamlessly combine the best parts of two photographs from the same photoshoot together in Photoshop using a series of adjustment masks for non-destructive editing,  Although this tutorial is focused on the head of the model, the same techniques could be applied to any part of the body.

The images used in this tutorial are taken from a recent shoot with burlesque performer Felicity Furore.

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