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The Photoshop® Elements 10 Book for Digital Photographers by Matt Kloskowski, Scott Kelby

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Transforming a Frown into a Smile

This is a pretty slick technique for taking a photo where the subject is frowning or grim and tweaking it just a bit to add a pleasant smile—which can often save a photo that otherwise would’ve been ignored.

Step One:

Open the photo that you want to retouch.

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©ISTOCKPHOTO/JANI BRYSON

Step Two:

Go under the Filter menu, under Distort, and choose Liquify. When the Liquify dialog appears, choose the Zoom tool (it looks like a magnifying glass) from the Liquify Toolbox (found along the left edge of the dialog). Click it once or twice within the preview window to zoom in closer on your subject’s face. Then, choose ...

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