Advice 1: How to edit a photo in photoshop

No photographs today, just lazy. Digital photography allows you to click frame-by-frame, not much thinking about the quality of future photos. Because marriage is easy to remove, and among the hundreds of frames at least some good would be Yes. But very often it happens that the photo I like it but it is lame. Do not rush to throw it away, you can try to improve a photo with Photoshop.
Slight processing in Photoshop can greatly improve a photo
Instruction
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Let's take a random photo. For example, here it is.
Original photo
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Improving the quality of pictures always starts with a detailed analysis. As we can see, this photo is pale, dark, it lacks the sharpness, the little details, caught in the frame, distracting the viewer's eye from the animal. For a start, cut off the unwanted part of the frame. The Crop tool located on the toolbar between the paintbrush and the eyedropper. Hold down the right mouse button and form a frame at their discretion.

The next step click on the menu at Image – Adjustmens – Levels. You will have the control window levels. As you can see, the histogram is strongly shifted to the left, which explains the total nedoskazannosti picture. Slide the sliders under the histogram so that they reach the edges. It will look something like this.
Correction levels on photos
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You will immediately notice how much brighter was the your the. But it lacks sharpness. Copy the layer by clicking Layer – Duplicate Layer. To the top layer apply filter – Other – High Pass. Its parameters are set so that the gray picture is slightly discern the contours of the image. Click OK, change the layer blend mode Overlay. Right click the mouse on the top layer in the palette, Megre Down.
The result of processing
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Overall, the picture became noticeably better, but it too is brown-green. Go to menu Image – Adjustmens – Photo Filter. For this picture more appropriate Cooling Filter, he trimmed the colors, made the picture harmonious.

Look at the pictures "before" and "after". Overall photo better. You can of course still work on him, to muffle the distracting highlights in the background, when using the clone tool to retouch the mesh of the fence, maybe slightly blur the bark of the tree in the foreground. Photo processing has never taken a single algorithm to each photo requires individual approach, over time you will learn how to determine what processing needs of a particular shot. Skill will come to you with experience.
Reduced pictures for comparison

Advice 2 : How to transfer a face from one photo to another in photoshop

Professional raster graphics editor Adobe Photoshop provides a truly fantastic opportunity. This is what its like in the environment of users who are fond of creating photo collages. Indeed, to perform actions typical for this task, for example, to move a person from one photo to another in just a few minutes.
How to transfer a face from one photo to another in photoshop
You will need
  • - installed Adobe Photoshop.
Instruction
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Open in Adobe Photoshop for two photos (one with which and that to which you want to transfer face). To download the image, press Ctrl+O or from the main menu select File and "Open..." then browse to the directory with the desired file, select it in the listing, and then click Open.
How to move <strong>person</strong> one <b>photos</b> another <em>photoshop</em>
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Create a selection covering all the face, on the pictureswith which it should be moved. Use the tools groups Lasso Tool and Marquee Tool.
How to move <strong>person</strong> one <b>photos</b> another <em>photoshop</em>
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Adjust the selection area by using QuickMask. Press the Q key on the keyboard or click Edit in Quick Mask Mode on the toolbar. Activate the Brush tool. Choose a brush from the drop-down pane of the Brush. Set the black foreground color. Working with a brush, remove any excess selection. Similarly, selecting a white color add to provide the necessary region. Exit quick mask mode by pressing Q or the button on the toolbar.
How to move <strong>person</strong> one <b>photos</b> another <em>photoshop</em>
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Transfer a face from one photo to another. Copy the current selection to the clipboard. To do this, press Ctrl+C or select Edit and Copy from the menu. Switch to the window with the image that you want to insert the face. Press Ctrl+V or select Edit and Paste. Close the window with the image source.
How to move <strong>person</strong> one <b>photos</b> another <em>photoshop</em>
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Select the face on the target image. Turn off the visibility of the current layer in the layers panel. Switch to the bottom (background) layer. Take similar steps as in the second and third step.
How to move <strong>person</strong> one <b>photos</b> another <em>photoshop</em>
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Remove the face from the image background layer. In the menu click Layer, New, "Layer From Background...". In the New Layer dialog click OK. Click Delete or click Edit and Clear.
How to move <strong>person</strong> one <b>photos</b> another <em>photoshop</em>
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Combine moved on the photo and the person with the source image. Activate and turn on the visibility of the top layer. Select from the menu, Layer, Arrange and Send to Back to move the layer down. Activate zoom mode, selecting Edit, Transform and Scale. Press and hold the Shift key. Drag the corners of the frame in the workspace to resize the image. Mouse move the person to the right place. Click on any tool and click the OK button in the dialog to apply the changes. The implementation of these actions may make sense to temporarily increase the transparency of the top layer by setting its Opacity parameter.
How to move <strong>person</strong> one <b>photos</b> another <em>photoshop</em>
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Adjust the transferred face to the original image. If there are transparent areas, fill them with a suitable background, using the Clone Stamp Tool. Remove possible defects using the Healing Brush Tool or the paint brush. To align your images, you can make some region in the upper layer translucent, making adjustments using quick mask.
How to move <strong>person</strong> one <b>photos</b> another <em>photoshop</em>
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Evaluate the results and save the image. Select the appropriate scale to be viewed using a Zoom Tool. Make sure that the combination of images produced efficiently. If necessary, go back to the treatment process. Press Ctrl+Shift+S or Alt+Ctrl+Shift+S and save the photo to a file.
How to move <strong>person</strong> one <b>photos</b> another <em>photoshop</em>

Advice 3 : How to handle skin in photoshop

Smooth healthy skin will do much more attractive to any person. Using Adobe Photoshop you can remove many of its flaws: wrinkles, irregularities and blemishes. At the same time, it is very important to stop in time not to turn a living face into a plastic mask.
How to handle skin in photoshop
Instruction
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Open the photo in Photoshop and copy the image to a new layer using the shortcut Ctrl+J or by selecting the Duplicate Layer command ("Duplicate layer") in the menu Layer ("Layer"). Any correction is best done on a new layer so as not to spoil the result which suits you.
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On the toolbar, select tool Healing Brush Tool (the Healing brush). Hover over a healthy area of skin and press Alt and the left mouse button. The cursor changes to a optical sight: the cross in the circle. This means that the instrument took a sample picture and will consider it standard.
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Now click on the problematic section – it will be replaced with image of healthy skin. Pick up the sample so that it is not too different color and illumination from the area that you will adjust. Treat thus the whole image.
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Select the layer face and neck, ie, areas that you're retouching. This can be done using tools from the group L – Lasso Tool (Lasso) the Lasso Tool or Magnetic ("Magnetic lasso").
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It's also handy to use the edit in quick mask mode. Press Q to switch to this mode and brush black paint over the face and neck, not touching the eyes, eyebrows and lips, i.e., clear lines. The image will be covered with translucent red film with a protective mask. Incorrectly applied the mask can be removed with a brush of white color.
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Press Q again to return to normal mode. Around the face will appear a selection. It should be borne in mind that right now selected the entire drawing, except the face – it is protected by a mask, which is not ordinarily visible. Invert selection shortcut keys Ctrl+Shift+I and press Ctrl+J to copy the face to a new layer.
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In menu Filter ("Filter") select Gaussian Blur ("Blur Gaussian") Blur (Blur). Put this value of radius to skin imperfections become invisible. In the same menu group Filter Noise ("Noise") then click Add noise ("Add noise"). The value of the radius must be very small so that the leather does not look plastic. Lower the opacity of the layer to about 50%
Note
This method is quick retouching is suitable for the processing of Amateur photographs. If you want to present your work to the competition in glamour magazine, will require more complex methods.
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