How to Create Dragan Style Portrait Effect in Photoshop

In this photoshop photo editing tutorial, learn how to create Dragan Style Portrait Effect in photoshop.

Dragan Style Effect Tutorial :

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How to Create the Dragan Effect in Photoshop.

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First duplicate background layer and desaturate it.

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Duplicate background copy layer.

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Invert the layer CTRL + I.

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Change layer blending mode to vivid light.

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Now go to filter – Blur – select surface blur.

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Adjust radius and threshold to your preference.

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Merge the both layers.

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Set this layer’s blending to Overlay.

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It reveals a lot about the subject that the naked eye doesn’t get to see.

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Now duplicate background layer and desaturate it.

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Change layer blending to multiply.

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If your image looks too dark, apply shadows/highlights adjustment to background copy layer.

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Now brighten the eyes.

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Take soft white brush and paint on eyes in a new layer.

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Change layer blending to overlay.

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Duplicate layer to make eyes pop.

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Lower the opacity to your preference.

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Finally color style the image using color lookup.

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If you want black & white effect then apply gradient map

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That’s it.

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