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GIMP 2.6 Cookbook by Juan Manuel Ferreyra

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Correcting facial imperfections

In this task, we are going to correct skin imperfections like wrinkles, bags under the eyes, and other such facial defects. This is a complex task; to get better results, you need practice and patience. These steps can be applied to any kind of picture: from a photo from aunt Millie's birthday that you took with a small consumer camera, to expensive studio photography with models and special lightning.

How to do it

Open a photo that you like. This is mine:

How to do it

Actually, that's really me, I want to show you that skin imperfections can be corrected in any kind of photo, even in this low quality, badly lit picture! When I took ...

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