Male Portrait With PortraitPro 17

 

before and after2Editing Male Portraits with PortaitPro couldn’t be easier, check out the tutorial below.

Untitled-1 Open your portrait up in PortraitPro 17.Untitled-2 Under the Face Sculpt tab move the Master Slider down. The only sliders that need to be on is the Head Forward and the Eyes Widening slider if like the picture above the eyes need widening a little.Untitled-3Under the next tab, Skin Smoothing move the Master Slider down to 0 and adjust the sliders to suit your image, the image above has quite a few wrinkles around the eyes so the Around Eyes sliders are on.Untitled-4 Under Skin Lighting and Coloring turn off the Smokey Eyes slider and reduce the Modeling Slider.Untitled-5 For the Eyes tab leave as it is or Reduce the Master Slider a little if needed.Untitled-6 Under the Hair tab turn up the Vibrance slider.Untitled-7 For the Picture tab, increase the Vibrance if like above your portrait looks a little dull in color.Untitled-8 Under the Background tab click Create Mask, the software will then  identify the background for you.

Click Background Image and then Select New Background.Untitled-9Chose your new Background and adjust the Auto Color as needed and the Adjust Background if needed.

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LandscapePro 2 Mountains Holiday Tutorial

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Do your holiday snaps leave something to be desired? With LandscapePro you can bring out the best in your photos in just minutes. Check out the tutorial below.Untitled-2Open your image up in LandscapePro, and label your image.Untitled-1To start click on the Sky tab and pick your sky replacement, this Sky is called Clear Noon. Untitled-9Under the Lighting Brushes tab, chose 3D and Lighten and select an area or two that you want lightened a bit.Untitled-5For the Whole Picture tab chose the Contrast Preset with the slider at about 50%.Untitled-6 Under the Water tab chose Improver and more the slider down to about 25%.Untitled-7For the Grass tab chose Improver with the slider about half way.Untitled-8Under the Building tab chose Contrast Preset about about 1/3 on the Slider.shutterstock_782355430

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Improve your Holiday Photos with PortraitPro 17

before andafterSometimes you don’t always get the background quite right when you take your holiday portraits. You can easily change your background to a best out of your holiday snaps, check out the tutorial below.Untitled-4 Open your image up in PortraitPro 17.Untitled-5Move the Master Slider down in the Face Sculpt tab, it doesn’t need to be very high if on at all. The Lens Correct slider needs to be on.Untitled-6Turn all  the Sliders off under Skin Smoothing depending on your portrait.Untitled-7Under the Skin Lighting and Coloring tab reduce the Modeling lighting, if your background is going to be outside in daylight you don’t want the Modeling Slider on.Untitled-8  Under the Makeup tab and can touch up your makeup if needed.Untitled-10Click on the Background Tab and Create Mask button, the software will identify the background though you can adjust the mask if needed. Untitled-11Click Background image and then New Background Image, choosing your new Background image.

Under the Auto Color tab you can adjust the colors in the Background and Foreground to match.shutterstock_785253691_pp

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Correcting Snow Portraits with PortraitPro 17

before andafter Snow can really add to your pictures but you don’t want to lose the richness of the colors, PortraitPro can bring it back in a few simple steps. Check out the tutorial below.Untitled-9 Once your image is open adjust the Face sculpt and Skin Smoothing to your liking.

Under Skin Lighting & Coloring adjust the Modeling and Fix Lighting to get the lighting on the face right if needed.Untitled-10Under the Eyes tab make sure the Clean Eyes slider is on just a little bit and the Whitening Area slider.Untitled-11Under the Picture Slider reduce the Smart Contrast, for this image it is all the way down but it will depend on your image.

You will notice the instant improvement in your photo.shutterstock_684221584_pp

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New Years Eve Ball with PortraitPro Body 2

before and afterA New Years Ball is a great time to get a full length portrait of you in your floor length dress. But sometimes the angle isn’t quite right, no need to spend ages trying to get the perfect angle to make your waist looking just right, you can correct this easily in PortraitPro Body, check out the tutorial below.Untitled-2Open your image up in PortraitPro Body and mark up the body, click Finish with Mark Up when done.STEP 1 Click on the lines and drag them to reshap Move both arms in slightly and the shoulder if needed.STEP 2 Click and drag in the waist of both slides, only slightly.STEP 3You can leave the Portrait there or you can click on the Picture tab and increase the Contrast and Recover Exposure sliders.

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Creating Christmas Portraits with PortraitPro 17

shutterstock_743849866_ppAdding some festivity to your portraits this Christmas couldn’t be easier with PortraitPro 17’s new background editing feature. Check out the tutorial below.

Give your clients a selection of backgrounds to chose from, there will be something for everyone. Untitled-6 Once you have edited all the faces in your portrait click the Background tab and Create Mask.Untitled-7 Adjust the background mask if needed.Untitled-8 Click Background Image and New Background Image.Untitled-9Click Select Image and chose your chosen background, then click Auto Color to adjust if needed.

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The Perfect Winter Landscape in Seconds with Smart Photo Editor

before and afterTrying to get the perfect winter snow landscape can be tricky but check out the tutorial below to see how to improve your landscape. (Click on image to see bigger).Untitled-1 Open your photo up in Smart Photo Editor.Untitled-2 Click on the Effects Gallery button on the top right and click the effect called Darken, you can search for this in the search bar is it isn’t visible.

Reduce the Master Slider nearly all the way down and click OK when you are happy.Untitled-3Click on the Effects Gallery button and find the effect Pop, once again reduce the Master Slider down, this time so it is hardly on but you can see the difference. You can leave your Landscape here or  look at the next step below.image 4Click on the Effects Gallery button and chose the effect Darken and Improve.

Now you just have to save your photo and the session so you can come back to it later if needed.

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A Quick Edit in PortraitPro Body – Full Length Gown

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Check out the tutorial below to find out how to subtly perfect your full length gown portraits in minutes.Untitled-3 Open your image up in PortraitPro Body and mark up the body.

Under Shape Sliders tab move the Slim, Curvy and Lift sliders slightly.Untitled-4 Under the Face tab adjust the Lighting Contrast and the Modeling Light sliders.Untitled-5The last step is to click on the Picture tab and adjust the Auto Levels and Contrast sliders to suit your image.final imageCheck out PortraitPro Body for yourself by downloading the free trial.

 

Fitness Professional Portraits Tutorial with PortraitPro 17

before and afterProfessional Portraits are a great thing to offer as a Professional Photographer, with every company these days having their own website, they are in need of professional photographs where they know it or not.

Having professional photographs really shines through on websites, check out the tutorial below to see how you can create Fitness Professional Portraits in minutes.

Untitled-1 Open your image up in PortraitPro 17.Untitled-2 Click on the Face Sculpt tab, reduce the master slider all the way down .Untitled-3 Under the Skin Smoothing tab, reduce the Master Slider all the way down. Adjust the Remove Shine Slider as needed.Untitled-4 Turn off the Makeup tab and click the Background tab>Create Mask.Untitled-5 The software will mask the background for you, change id needed then click the Background Image tab.Untitled-6 Click New Background Image and select your new background.Untitled-10Click the Auto Color tab and adjust the two sliders to where the image looks it’s best.

Your professional portrait is now ready to save.

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The Perfect Bride Portrait – Post Processing Tutorial with PortraitPro 17

Every Bride likes to feel at their most beautiful on their wedding day and it’s your job as the photographer to make sure this is captured forever.

Just a little pressure there. All photos need a little tweaking but when it comes to the Bride you feel like it needs to be perfect. Other might not notice but you do. Check out the tutorial below to see how quick and easy this is with PortraitPro 17, you can even change the background.

Untitled-1Open the Bride’s image up in PortraitPro and readjust the mark up of the face if needed.

Click on the Face Sculpt tab and reduce the Master Fade slider down and adjust the Lens Correct slider as needed and Plump Lips slider. Untitled-2Under the Skin Smoothing tab, reduce the Master Fade slider and increase the Remove Shine slider as needed.Untitled-3Under the Skin Lighting and Coloring tab, adjust the Modeling and Fix Lighting sliders slightly. Keep an eye on the image as here is where you can see quite a difference between the before and after. The improvement is instant.Untitled-4Next the Makeup tab. Here it very much depends on your Bride’s makeup. You only want to make subtle changes, as she will already have her makeup done how she wanted. You just make it pop a little more if it is needed.Untitled-5Under the Eye Tab, we will want to reduce all the sliders down and increase any if they are needed. Whitening the eyes a little is a good idea.Untitled-6Under the Mouth and Nose tab, you only need Whiten Area, Lip Saturation and Clean Teeth on, not too high though. You want the natural look still.Untitled-7

 

Under the Hair tab, make sure all the hair is selecting by clicking the View/Edit Hair Mask. Vibrance and Shine are the sliders you need here though you can recolor the hair if like above you want to slightly alter the hair. Be sure not to go too far though.

 

Click the Go To Hair Tidying Mode and adjust the sliders a little, to make the hair look nice and smooth.

Below is only if you want to change the background.Untitled-8Click on the Background tab and click Create mask.

 

The software selects the masked area for you.Untitled-9Zoom in around the flowers to check everything was selected, correcting if not.Untitled-10Click Background Image, then New Background Image and select your new background.Untitled-11Move the background to where it fits in with the Bride nicely and reduce the crossfade slightly if needed.

 

Click OK  when you are happy.Untitled-12If like above you need to crop out a bit, click the Picture tab then Crop button at the bottom.Untitled-13Your image is now ready to save with your Bride looking beautiful.

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