Perfecting a portrait


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Perfecting a portrait

The new Perfect Portrait Guided Edit is like getting a free makeover. When you're working on a portrait, this Guided Edit will walk you step-by-step through a series of techniques to soften skin, remove blemishes, brighten eyes, even slim down a face. As you can imagine, this is my favorite Guided Edit. Let's see how it works on this portrait of me. I've opened the photo into Guided Edit and now I'll go to the column on the right and I'll go down to the Fun Edits and I'll click on Perfect Portrait. That opens these instructions.

I'm just going to start at the top and work my way down through the many instructions in this Guided Edit. The first portion of the instructions is all about enhancing the texture of the skin. I'll start by blurring the skin, and then I'll just paint that blur in where I wanted on the face. So, as the instructions say, I'll click Apply Smart Blur, and that opens the Smart Blur filter dialog box. I'm going to click in the pr...

Perfecting a portrait
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Perfecting a portrait provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Photoshop Elements 9 Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop Elements
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