Selfie Photo Editing Soft Contrast Effects Before After Hello, friends 🙂 Happy New Year 2016 I am very grateful In photo editing tutorials this time we will try to create the effect of a soft contrast with the color of the cinematic movie scenes simple as this The end result will be like this You can also edit your selfie photos with this technique Actually, this photo is good But in my opinion, this photo is too over-exposure I’ll try to make this photo in order to bring up the soft contrast effect First, make selection in photos For the basic techniques of selection in the photo, check the link in the description of this video (: Use the Quick Selection Tool Now, I will make a selection If done Duplicate layer. Press CTRL + J When viewed backdrop disappear like this Now make selection also for the background We don’t need to re-selection We just need to duplicate the selection of Layer 1 How: Press and hold CTRL + Click on Layer 1 Until the selection to appear back Then, make the selection expand Click Select Modify Expand Invert selection to exit click Select —- Inverse Then highlight the background layer and press CTRL + J Now we have two background Which one blank background without a person, like this Okay! Add Blur effect in this layer To bring photographic soft contrast effects and depth of field, in this photo Click Filter select Blur Then choose, I choose Shape Blur You can also choose other blur effect according to your liking And I chose the Bull’s Eye I set Radius: 14 Pixels For Radius customized with your photos. I only use a small radius for this setting Due to the background of the photos that I used are blur So that the image contrast is stronger Add settings [Brightness & Contrast] Click the icon [Create new fill layer or adjustments] in the bottom of the layers palette Then, select [Brightness & Contrast] Make your photos look slightly darker Have started to get a contrast to the background But the detail in the hair to be lost How to overcome : Use the Eraser Tool With Opacity small size -/+ 42% Remove the color of the [Brightness & Contrast] on the hair Until details of hair appear back Then, to make the colors stronger. We use Exposure Click the icon [Create new fill layer or adjustments] in the bottom of the layers palette and select Exposure This setting is not standard, make your photos look more powerful color The next step, add Curves Click the icon [Create new fill layer or adjustments] in the bottom of the layers palette and select Curves At Preset select Darker Curves setting is only necessary for the background So we remove Use the Eraser Tool Opacity: -/+ 42% Then remove the curves on the hair and entire body Then add, click the icon [Create new fill layer or adjustments] in the bottom of the layers palette and select Hue/Saturation Create a color slightly dim, like this And change the layer into: Multiply Background already looks good. But in parts of the body appear darker To overcome it. Deleted. How to delete it does not need to repeat all over again Use this trick: Press and hold CTRL + click on the layer mask thumbnail [Curves] Until selection, appear again Then, Invert selection Click Select —- Inverse Then, on the layer mask thumbnail [Hue Saturation] Don’t forget to use the Eraser Tool Then click Delete/Backspace (on your keyboard) Combine all the layers, into a new layer Press SHIFT + CTRL + ALT + E Then add the Sharpen filter settings Click Filter select Smart Sharpen Settings -/+ and change the layer to: Darker For background already looks good But on the face looks a bit darker For the last step, we make adjustment Use the Pen Tool Then make a selection on the skin Such as the hands, face and head Then inside the selection Pen Tool Right-click and select Make Selection click the icon [Create new fill layer or adjustments] in the bottom of the layers palette Select [Brightness & Contrast] Create your photo brighter when compared to the previous Then, adjust the red color of the skin Again, click the icon [Create new fill layer or adjustments] in the bottom of the layers palette And choose Hue/Saturation Click the upper right corner, in the layers palette.
And select Create Clipping Mask at Master select Reds Lower Saturation Oke, All Done!! ((: Tutorial how to create a soft contrast in Photoshop. To edit a photo of your selfie For all settings, not standard. You can adjust with the conditions of your photos that you use Thank you for watching this video tutorial Don’t forget for subscribe. To get the latest video updates Once again thanks and salam (peace)