Chapter 14

Editing Portraits


Chapter Goals

This chapter and the next cover techniques you need to edit portrait photos. In this chapter, I cover selective editing for eyes, lips, facial contours, body shapes, and removing blemishes and artifacts. Chapter 15, “Editing Skin Tones,” looks at editing skin tones. This chapter covers the following aspects of editing portraits:

  • Using Camera Raw adjustments

  • Editing blemishes

  • Sculpting facial contours

  • Editing eyes

  • Editing lips

  • Sharpening portraits

  • Editing bodies

Many of the techniques we looked at in previous chapters can apply to portraits and glamour photos, but some options require some finesse ...

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