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Great looking red lips with Luminar
Defining focus in a headshot
How to deal with portrait blemishes in less than 30 seconds
How to batch process a portrait session
What causes shine on a portrait and how to fix it
Beautiful portraits with Luminar 4.2
Portrait Tips: Easy on the eyes, please
How to give faces that extra pop in Luminar 4
Five tips to edit badass sports portraits
Removing a sunburn
Get rid of the early morning look in your headshots
Creating that soft, dreamy, hazy look

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Beautiful portraits with Luminar 4.2

Back in November, I wrote a post about quick and easy portraits using Luminar 4. Now Luminar has had two software updates with versions 4.1 and 4.2. Luminar claims they have made more improvements in the Portrait panel, which enables

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Portrait Tips: Easy on the eyes, please

Eyes are simply the most important thing in a portrait. We know this. We do all kinds of things to emphasize the eyes. Catchlights, reflectors and post-processing all work to focus attention on your subject’s eyes. But you should go

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Removing a sunburn

We’ve probably all been guilty of not using sunblock, but there is no reason for a sunburn to ruin the subject of your photo. If you don’t fix the sunburn, you risk it becoming the unintended focal point of your

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Creating that soft, dreamy, hazy look

Creating that soft dreamy almost hazy and ethereal look in Lightroom Classic and Luminar 4 isn’t as difficult as you might think. Sure, it is always best to capture in-camera, and I will look at a few fun ways to

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Slimming faces: When and why

Slimming faces starts at the camera by lighting the thin side of the subject while letting the thicker side slip into shadow. For jowls, a high camera angle with the subject’s chin up works wonders. After using these techniques, slimming,

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Portrait Tips: The solution to the Cuteness Zone

“1200 pictures??? How is that even possible …?” You’ve said that to yourself after a shoot, right? There’s a certain sense of dread associated with it. “She’s a newborn; she didn’t even change poses!” But it happens to all of

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Editing a portrait in Luminar 4

Luminar 4 has many powerful tools to edit and enhance portraits. In this video, you will learn how to apply a combination of tools to creatively edit a portrait and why they are used. You’re welcome to download the Luminar

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Commonly misunderstood photo words

I took the time to read comments on this site, as well as a few other sites, and found that there are some terms that need some clarification for use in the photo world. Some are quite comical, and some

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Stretching and Roving Keyframes

Stretching and roving keyframes

If you have keyframed multiple layers in After Effects and need to change the duration of the animated segments, you can use the stretch keyframes method to avoid individual keyframe adjustment. Simply highlight the beginning and ending keyframes on the

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Quick tips for winter street photography

This year, many photographers won’t be able to head to the countryside to shoot gorgeous winter landscapes. However, that doesn’t mean they can’t hit the streets to document the beauty of cities blanketed in snow. It will definitely be challenging

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