Latest Articles in the Category Advanced Edits:
How to Use the Gradient Filter to Improve Your Photos
Gradient Filter functions are generally used for darkening or coloring the top of a photo—usually the sky. They basically replace a physical gradient filter that you’d place over your camera’s lens. But the Gradient Filter in ZPS X is also highly customizable and offers lots of creative opportunities.
Editing Product Photos: How to Deal With Cropping, Retouching, and Light
The goal of product photography is to set up a scene, lights, and the object you’re photographing to minimize the number of adjustments needed. Despite this, situations can arise when you’re photographing e.g. an art composition or an individual product and you want to make your final picture look even better. Zoner Photo Studio can handle edits like these easily. We’ll teach you the most common and important ones.
Portrait Retouching: How to Perfect Your Portraits
Quality portrait retouching doesn’t have to just mean removing a few pimples. It can be more comprehensive—and there are several different processes involved in achieving a professional portrait. So take a look at how to get ideal faces in portraits by improving not only the skin, but everything else as well.
Closed Eyes in Group Photos? The Editor Will Help You Fix Them
Group photos are the sort of thing that can seem easy at first. You round people up into one place, you say “cheese!”, and you shoot ten pictures. But then back home on your computer, you learn that every shot has someone with their eyes closed. What do you do? You can’t retake the picture, and yet you also can’t send off a wedding picture where a third of the family is “sleeping.” Well, in Zoner Photo Studio X, you can re-open those sleepers’ eyes. We’ll show you how.
Slimming in ZPS X? Use the Liquify and Facial Features Tools
Who wouldn’t want to lose 30 pounds in 5 minutes or get a pain-free nose job? We can’t help you with that in the real world, but in photos, you can whip up just about anything you want in Zoner Photo Studio X. Try the Liquify and Facial Features tools introduced in the spring update and learn how to enhance faces and bodies.
There’s No Need to Fear RGB Curve Editing. Here Are 4 Practical Examples of How to Use It.
Colors that are just right, an impressive atmosphere, a personal photo editing style… RGB curves are a powerful tool for getting what you want from your pictures’ colors and overall mood. Even though it may not seem so at first, working with Curves is easy, and the results are worth it. We’ll teach you to work with them and give some examples to show you how to use them to achieve your photography goals.
Learn to Retouch Portraits. ZPS Makes It Easy!
On the one hand, portrait retouching is a complicated skill that takes years of practice to master fully. But on the other hand, Zoner Photo Studio offers a number of tools that will let you get started with retouching very fast. Read up on the retouching basics that every portrait photographer should master. With our guide, you’ll learn them fast.
Battle of the Edits: 2 Approaches to Editing a Landscape
One photo. Two different edits. Two completely different final pictures. If you hand the same RAW file to two photographers, things can go really far—even this far. And that’s exactly what we’ve done with one landscape photo. Take a look at what they’ve done with it.
Make Your Subject Shine: 3 Tips for Suppressing Photos’ Backgrounds
Every good photo should have a subject. And that subject needs to be the most visible thing in the photo, so that it dominates. Choosing a good composition will help, and so will adjusting the photo’s background. Join us for a look at how to do that.