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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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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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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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Happy Thanksgiving – Family Portrait Tips

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There’s nothing like thanksgiving to think of what you are most thankful for, family. So it is the perfect time to offer family portraits.

  • Keep the mood light, don’t give out too many instructions.
  • Smile, it will help them relax.
  • Be inventive – Come up with fun poses for them to do.
  • Personal moments.
  • For those small tweaks PortraitPro has you covered, removing that unwanted spots and blemishes in seconds.

Enjoy yourself and don’t forget to capture photos of your own family too.

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Touch Up Spots in Seconds with PortraitPro 17

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Removing Spots without taking away the skin’s texture can be hard but PortraitPro keeps the skin’s texture whilst completely removing the spots. Check out the tutorial below.Untitled-7Open your image up in PortraitPro, click the Presets tab and select Reset to Original.Untitled-8 Click the Touch Up button at the top of the screen. Adjust the size and strength.Untitled-9Zooming in on the face start going over the problem areas. If you over do it just click the Restore button or Undo.before and after

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The Perfect Black and White Portrait with PortraitPro 17

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Turning your portraits into Black and White can look amazing but trying to get the perfect settings can be tricky.

PortraitPro 17 has 5 different Black and White Presets that you can them adjust to fit your exact needs, check out the tutorial below to see how quick and easy this is.

Untitled-1 Open your image up in PortraitPro.Untitled-2Click on the Preset tab and click Reset to Original. Untitled-3 Scroll down to Picture (still under the Presets tab) and find the Black and White presets, pick which one suits your image best. Untitled-4 This image is with Preset 4.

Select the Controls tab and go down to Picture. Untitled-5Adjust the sliders to suit your photo, click to open up all the sliders under Tone Curve.

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Easily Change Bright Lipstick Colors with PortraitPro 17 Tutorial

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Check out the tutorial below to see how easy it is to change a bright lipstick color in PortraitPro.

Untitled-14Open up your image up in PortraitPro and check that the lips are fully covered in the mark up.Untitled-12 Click over the the Preset Tab and select Reset to Original.Untitled-13Under  the Makeup Tab turn up the Lipstick slider, select your new chosen color, the slider just above shades how dark or light the color will appear. Increase the Shine and Coverage sliders to your personal preference.

Changing the lipstick is so easy and has a massive effect to the end result.

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Halloween Inspired Portrait Tutorial

 

 

smallCheck out the tutorial below to see our Halloween inspired tutorial.Untitled-7Open your image up in PortraitPro, the model shouldn’t be smiling as this will ruin the effect. Adjust the mark up if needed.Untitled-6Click on the Makeup tab and apply lipstick, zoom in on the face to check the mark up of the lips to check they will be fully covered. Click on the color swatch and select a dark red/purple. Adjust the Coverage and Shine sliders to where you are happy with the look.Untitled-11Under the Picture tab click the Crop button.

Once you have finished click on the Background tab.Untitled-3The software will identify the background for you, but if there isn’t much difference like in this picture you might have to go round the edges.

Click on Smart Foreground and hover it over the outlines and click if there is something that needs to be added.Untitled-9Under Background Image select New Background Image and select the your new background.

Click here for the tutorial for the Spooky House Image.Untitled-10The last step is to adjust the Foreground and Background to get your image just right.

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Transform Your Dull Old Portraits with PortraitPro 17

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Everyone has photos that looked washed out and dull, so they are tidied away into a cupboard and kept on a computer never to see daylight.

Well the time has come to change this, PortraitPro allows you to transform your old dull photos.

Check out the tutorial below to see how to transform your dull washed out photos and make them pop within minutes.Untitled-1Open your image up in PortraitPro 17, check the mark up is correct, adjusting if necessary.Untitled-2Click over to the Presets Tab and click on Standard.Untitled-3Click back over to Controls Tab, and go down to Skin Smoothing Tab. Move the Master Slider all the way down to 0.Untitled-5 Click on the Skin Lighting and Coloring Tab and move the light source around to find the best angle. Untitled-4The last change to make to the picture is under the Picture Tab, move the Temperature slider up slightly and reduce the Smart Contrast tab.

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How to Change Your Background in PortraitPro 17 Tutorial

Untitled-10We have just launched our latest version on PortraitPro so to celebrate we thought we would give you a tutorial on one of the new features of PortraitPro 17.

Changing the Background is new to PP17 its simple and easy to do check out the tutorial below:

Untitled-4 After you have already edited your portrait, click to the Background tab and click Create Mask.Untitled-5 PortraitPro then masks the background for you.Untitled-6Next click Background Image button.Untitled-7 Select New Background Image.Untitled-8 Click on Select Image, you can pick one of the preloaded backgrounds or chose your own.Untitled-9This background is one that comes in the software.

Now your final image just needs saving, don’t forget to save the session as well if case you want to come back and edit more.

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