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How to retouch and create sunny day portrait in Photoshop

11 July

Retouch outdoor portrait

Whenever we click any photos we desire that image to be very perfect to look at. The perfection of lighting and correct weather gives a photo a nice outlook and extraordinary image factors. Sometimes we take a photo but it doesn’t seem so well for the bad timing and environment. Less lighting can damage any photos quality. So retouch outdoor portrait can be a huge solution for this upgrowing factor.

sunny day before after

Today here I am going to apply a sunny day effect on a random portrait which turns out an extraordinary look. Consequently, we are going to retouch outdoor portrait with Photoshop to transform sunny day outdoor portrait workspace and tools. Here is the demo of alternation to editing our photo with tools including Adobe Photoshop.

Tutorial:

Step 1:

Open the image on the canvas for the transformation

outdoor portrait retouch

Step 2:

Copy background layer by duplicating it

outdoor portrait retouch

Step 3:

Select the object with the quick selection and go to select > refine edge to

outdoor portrait retouch

Step 4:

Edit the outline smooth and select mask on the new layer

outdoor portrait retouch

Step 5:

Again select background copy > filter > Blur > tilt-shift

outdoor portrait retouch

Step 6:

Select the range for blurry Effect; on the left,> blur – 6 pixels on the right choose bokeh- 63%

Light range – (191-255)

outdoor portrait retouch

Step 7:

Select first two layers and merge on a group together

outdoor portrait retouch

Step 8:

Select an image and open up the camera raw filter

outdoor portrait retouch

Step 9:

Select tone curve to fix highlight = +28, darks = -38

outdoor portrait retouch

Step 10:

Go to HSL/Grayscale to increase or decrease the highlight effect that fulfills your color effect demands

outdoor portrait retouch

Step 11:

Now save the image and open newly on canvas and copy the image background as background copy

outdoor portrait retouch

Step 12:

Select background copy and open the gradient map from adjustment layer from lower layer panel

outdoor portrait retouch

Step 13:

Choose a radiant color from the option panel

outdoor portrait retouch

Step 14:

Choose blending option as a soft light

outdoor portrait retouch

Step 15:

Now it looks natural gradient color from all over the portrait

outdoor portrait retouch

Step 16:

Choose brush and color a black to masking the object face to bring back the original color

outdoor portrait retouch

Step 17:

Place the sunny sky portion of background to apply it on the image background as the sky pattern

outdoor portrait retouch

Step 18:

After placing the sky need to change the opacity level-up to 16% to modify the pattern like an original sky

outdoor portrait retouch

Step 19:

Now see the final output

sunny effect

In conclusion, Thanks for visiting our tutorial. We Click Art BD LTD family is always for you to give the best solution for any type of complex photo editing.

Presented By

Sabrina Khan

Blogger at Click Art BD LTD

info@clickartbd.ca

 

 

 

 

 

 

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