Clean & Pro Portrait – Photoshop Photo Editing Tutorial

In this photoshop photo editing tutorial, i will show you how to create amazing clean & pro portrait in photoshop. This tutorial contains 3 parts, first we fix any dark shadows in the image, then add edge glow to give HDR look and feel and finally improve details in the photo.

Clean & Pro portrait Effect Tutorial :

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open photograph in photoshop

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First lets Fix or improve shadows

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Go to channels and copy blue channel. Because it contains shadows information

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Create a new layer and paste it

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Change blending mode to softlight

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Now invert the layer CTRL + I

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Add layer mask

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I want to enhance shadows only on dark areas of the image

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So add apply image command to layer mask with invert

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Now we need to make soft edge glow to image, it gives HDR look

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Make a stamp visible copy CTRL + SHIFT + ALT + E

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Apply high pass filter with radius of 10px

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Desaturate high pass layer to remove colors

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Change blending mode to linear light

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now add gaussian blur to soften the edges of high pass layer

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Optional : duplicate high pass layer to increase edge glow intensity otherwise skip this step

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Group two layers and name it “Edge Glow”

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i Want edge glow applied only to bright areas, like skin and highlights

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So create layer mask to group and add apply image command

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Again Make a stamp visible copy CTRL + SHIFT + ALT + E

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We will use this layer to improve overall image details

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Apply high pass filter with radius of 1px

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Change blending mode to linear light

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Finally add color balance adjustment and change the color theme as you wish

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I created photoshop action to this tutorial

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Download action from my website and simply click on play button.

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With just one-click you can add the effect to photos.

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