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How To Slim Your Body Portraits and Remove Stomach Bulges in Minutes with PortraitPro Body 2

before and afterCheck out the tutorial below to see how quick and easy it is.Untitled-1 Open your image up in PortraitPro Body 2 and mark up the body.Untitled-2 When you have finished marking up click Finish and under the Shape Sliders tab adjust the Slim Slider and the Arms and Legs sliders if needed.Untitled-3Under Shape Tools click the bulge area and move it in. You can see the changes instantly.

If this warps your image, no problem just simply use the Warp Fixer tool.

Your image  is now ready to save, don’t forget to save a session as well incase you want to come back later.

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From Bad Skin to a Simple Subtle Makeup Look in Minutes – PortraitPro 17

beforeandafterCheck out the tutorial below to see how in a matter of minutes you can turn a Portrait with Bad Skin into a Subtle Makeup look. Untitled-10 Open your image up and under the first tab, Face Sculpt lower the Master Slider.Untitled-11 Under Skin Smoothing go to Spot Removal at the bottom and select option 10.Untitled-12 Click the Touch Up button at the top of the screen, adjust the Strength and size. Zoom in and go over the problem areas.Untitled-13 Remember to zoom out every now and then to double check you have got every where.Untitled-14 Click on the Makeup tab and apply your chosen makeup look.Untitled-15Under the Picture tab adjust the Vibrance and Smart Contrast sliders to suit your picture.female with bad skin AdobeStock_102128503 (1)_pp


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Perfect Final Touches to Your Portraits – PortraitPro 17


Check out the tutorial below to find out how to do the final touches to your images in a matter of minutes.Untitled-1 Open your image up in PortraitPro 17.Untitled-3 Click on the Face Sculpt tab and lower the Master Slider.Untitled-4 Under Skin Smoothing lower the Master Slider down to around 10. Untitled-5 Under the Mouth and Nose tab increase all the Lip sliders, to give a bit more pop to the lips.Untitled-6 Under the Hair tab, click View/Edit Hair Mask and adjust the mask if needed.

Find a similar Hair Color and move the Hair Recolor Slider up slightly and the Vibrance slider.Untitled-7Under the Picture tab lower the Smart Contrast and turn on Vignette, moving the Horizontal and Vertical sliders to the right place. You only want the Vignette on a little bit.shutterstock_1008089398_pp


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Easy Spot Removal Tutorial with PortraitPro 17 – Man Edition

beforeandafterRemoving spots can be tricky as it can very easily get overdone and look pretty obvious. With PortraitPro 17 it is super easy and fast, check out the tutorial below.Untitled-1Open you image up in PortraitPro 17.Untitled-2 Click on Spot Removal under the Skin Smoothing tab and select the strength, it will depend on your image. Though you don’t want to go too far or you will lose some of the skins texture.Untitled-3 Zoom in on your image and click the Touch Up button on the top centre. In sections touch up the spots that are still visible.Untitled-4Remember to zoom back out often to check you haven’t overdone it.shutterstock_429340234_pp

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Minimal Make up Tutorial with PortraitPro 17

before and after  Check out the tutorial below on how to get a minimal make up look with PortraitPro 17.

Untitled-1 Open your image up in PortraitPro 17.Untitled-2 Under the Face Sculpt tab slider more the Master Slider down just a little bit.Untitled-3 Under the Skin Smoothing reduce the Master Slider nearly all the way down, it only needs to be on slightly.Untitled-4 Under the Skin Lighting and Coloring tab more the Modeling slider to what best suits your image.Untitled-5 For Make up tab only move the Lipstick slider up a little to give the lips more color to them, change the color if needed and the Texture.Untitled-6 Under the Hair tab increase the Vibrance slider.Untitled-7Click the Background tab and Create Mask.Untitled-8Chose your new background and adjust the Background sliders if needed.

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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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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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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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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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