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Simple Photo Touch Up

Author: LunaL

Tools Needed

  • Photoshop

Introduction

This tutorial is to show you a fast and simple way to give images those quick touch ups that make the photo stand out.

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Step 1 - Adjustments

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IMAGE > ADJUSTMENTS > AUTO CONTRAST

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IMAGE > ADJUSTMENTS > HUE / SATURATION

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Step 2 - Settings1

and use these settings >

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IMAGE > ADJUSTMENTS > CURVES

settings >

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Step 3 - Blur

your image should look something like this >

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Duplicate the layer

FILTERS > BLUR > GAUSSIAN BLUR : 4 pixels

Set duplicated layer mode to OVERLAY

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Step 4 - Merge

Set layer opacity to 50%

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LAYER > MERGE LAYERS

and you are done!!

here is the before and after picture

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