Photo Retouching: how to fine tune body shape for perfect portraits

Photo Retouching: how to fine tune body shape for perfect portraits

How to slim your subjects

How to slim your subjects: step 1

01 Select area
Cmd/Ctrl+J duplicates your Background layer then hit Cmd/Ctrl+A to select the entire image. Next, press Cmd/Ctrl+T to enter Transform Mode.

 

How to slim your subjects: step 2

02 Squeeze her
We’ll make the subject slimmer by squeezing the image. Go to Transform Dimensions in the Options bar and in the third box W, change the amount to 95%.

 

How to slim your subjects: step 3

03 Crop to fit
Hit Enter. Part of the layer below will show through on the right edges, so go to Image>Crop to make a new crop using your current selection.

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