When you take portraits, sometimes a person’s face will catch a bit of shine from the reflection of a light. Dave will show you how to remove that shine in just a few steps!
Articles tagged with portraits
The Diffuse Glow filter (found under Filter > Distort) can add a soft, dreamy quality to family photos, portraits, or even landscapes.
Harsh lights and aggressive sharpening can make any of us look a little worse for wear. But with the new Layer Mask feature in Elements 9, it’s easy to undo the damage and create soft, beautiful skin.
Matt shows you an advanced technique for realistically softening skin in portraits.
Use Camera Raw and layer blend modes to create a cool grungy portrait effect.
Retouching is often overdone, but when performed well, it can truly open up a portrait. Here, we look at subtly enhancing a subject’s nose.
Dave walks you through a fun exercise for making a stylized portrait out of letters.
Sometimes all it takes to add some zing to a portrait is a touch of extra highlights added to your subject’s hair.
Turning an ordinary photograph into a black & white portrait is something I really enjoy doing.
Here are 10 tips for you to get the best pictures for that first day of school (or back to school).
Virtual painting is a fantastic (and surprisingly easy) way to take a photograph and make it look like a painting.
Get a behind the scenes look at what Matt does to enhance his portrait images. You’d be surprised at the results!
Here’s a fun tutorial on how to cast a bit of a shadowed light across a portrait.
We all have those photographs where the person looks fine but the background isn’t great; here’s a way to add a simple, textured background to a portrait.