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Full body shots.
05-18-2011, 06:53 PM
Post: #1
Question Full body shots.
Can someone post some full body portrait shots?
I want to see what all PP can do as far as helping the over all appearance?

I do senior portraits, and I'm considering PP but I was wondering what all it could do to help me.
Does it do anything outside the facial appearance?
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05-19-2011, 05:44 AM (This post was last modified: 05-19-2011 05:47 AM by Roscoe.)
Post: #2
RE: Full body shots.
Portrait Professional is designed to enhance portrait photos.

However, if your photo includes other parts of the body, then you can use the skin enhancement tools on other parts of the skin that can be seen.

To do this, all you need to do is make sure that the Portrait Professional knows which parts of the photo are skin. This is done using the skin area tools, as described in Skin Area.

Portrait Professional automatically determines which areas of the picture are skin.  This is the area that will be affected by the skin and skin lighting sliders.  For some pictures, Portrait Professional may not get the skin area exactly right, so you should always check the skin area and fix it if necessary.

To check and fix the skin area:

Press the Show Skin Controls button to open the Skin Controls section, or the Show Skin Lighting Controls button to open the Skin Lighting Controls section.

Click the View/Edit Skin Area button at the top of the controls. This will switch to the skin area selection tools.  The skin area will be shown as a translucent blue overlay over the enhanced image. If this color does not make it easy to see the skin area in your picture, you can choose another color from the drop down list.

If the skin area is wrong, you can manually adjust it using the Skin Area Brushes.

You can also get Portrait Professional to recalculate the skin area by clicking on the Recalculate Skin Area button. This will bring up the Skin Area dialog.

Press the OK button to return to the slider controls.

Recalculate Skin Area.
To bring up this dialog, press the Recalculate Skin Area button at the bottom of the Skin Selection Tools, or choose the Change Skin Selection Area command from the Full Body Skin menu.

The Show Skin Area checkbox lets you show or hide the skin area as a blue overlay on the enhanced image. This is the same as the Show Skin Area button in the Skin Controls section.

To recalculate the skin area, select one of the options and press the Recalculate button.

The options control how far below the face that Portrait Professional will look for skin tones.

An alternative to recalculating the skin area is to use the Extend and Cut Back tools in the Skin Controls section.

Note: if you recalculate the skin area, any changes you previously made using any of the tools in the Skin Controls section will be lost.

All of the above AND MORE is contained in the very useful HELP file.
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05-20-2011, 03:59 PM
Post: #3
RE: Full body shots.
Roscoe Wrote:Portrait Professional is designed to enhance portrait photos.

However, if your photo includes other parts of the body, then you can use the skin enhancement tools on other parts of the skin that can be seen.

To do this, all you need to do is make sure that the Portrait Professional knows which parts of the photo are skin. This is done using the skin area tools, as described in Skin Area.

Portrait Professional automatically determines which areas of the picture are skin.  This is the area that will be affected by the skin and skin lighting sliders.  For some pictures, Portrait Professional may not get the skin area exactly right, so you should always check the skin area and fix it if necessary.

To check and fix the skin area:

Press the Show Skin Controls button to open the Skin Controls section, or the Show Skin Lighting Controls button to open the Skin Lighting Controls section.

Click the View/Edit Skin Area button at the top of the controls. This will switch to the skin area selection tools.  The skin area will be shown as a translucent blue overlay over the enhanced image. If this color does not make it easy to see the skin area in your picture, you can choose another color from the drop down list.

If the skin area is wrong, you can manually adjust it using the Skin Area Brushes.

You can also get Portrait Professional to recalculate the skin area by clicking on the Recalculate Skin Area button. This will bring up the Skin Area dialog.

Press the OK button to return to the slider controls.

Recalculate Skin Area.
To bring up this dialog, press the Recalculate Skin Area button at the bottom of the Skin Selection Tools, or choose the Change Skin Selection Area command from the Full Body Skin menu.

The Show Skin Area checkbox lets you show or hide the skin area as a blue overlay on the enhanced image. This is the same as the Show Skin Area button in the Skin Controls section.

To recalculate the skin area, select one of the options and press the Recalculate button.

The options control how far below the face that Portrait Professional will look for skin tones.

An alternative to recalculating the skin area is to use the Extend and Cut Back tools in the Skin Controls section.

Note: if you recalculate the skin area, any changes you previously made using any of the tools in the Skin Controls section will be lost.

All of the above AND MORE is contained in the very useful HELP file.

Thank you
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07-01-2011, 09:46 PM
Post: #4
Cool Full body shots and the adult entertainment industry.
JamieMc83 Wrote:Can someone post some full body portrait shots?
I want to see what all PP can do as far as helping the over all appearance?

I do senior portraits, and I'm considering PP but I was wondering what all it could do to help me.
Does it do anything outside the facial appearance?

Hi JamieMc83,

There is a rumor that because of your post some programmers are now working to adjust PortraitPro so that it will help those in the adult entertainment industry.

We must all be more careful with our questions.

murali
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07-01-2011, 10:56 PM
Post: #5
RE: Full body shots and the adult entertainment industry.
murali Wrote:
JamieMc83 Wrote:Can someone post some full body portrait shots?
I want to see what all PP can do as far as helping the over all appearance?

I do senior portraits, and I'm considering PP but I was wondering what all it could do to help me.
Does it do anything outside the facial appearance?

Hi JamieMc83,

There is a rumor that because of your post some programmers are now working to adjust PortraitPro so that it will help those in the adult entertainment industry.

We must all be more careful with our questions.

murali

I doubt they are specifically targeting the Porn Industry...if someone in the Porn Industry decides to buy it and use it....that's their business. Oh....I heard a rumor that Simmons Mattresses, because of customer suggestions, were designing new beds that some folks in the Porn Industry might be interested in.....oh I heard a rumor that Microsoft is working on a new browser, because of suggestions from users, that the Porn Industry might be interested in using.....oh....I heard a rumor that Sony, because of customer suggestions, will be coming out with a new video camera....that the Porn Industry might be interested in......oh......pleeeaaaaseeee!!!!!!!
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07-01-2011, 11:13 PM
Post: #6
RE: Full body shots and the adult entertainment industry.
Kat999 Wrote:I doubt they are specifically targeting the Porn Industry.......oh......pleeeaaaaseeee!!!!!!!

I guess I should have plastered funny faces all over my posting but I just thought it was obvious that I was joking.

So next time it will be lots of funny faces.

murali
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07-01-2011, 11:18 PM
Post: #7
RE: Full body shots.
I wasn't sure if you were or not....it might or might not amaze you...that their are folks in this world that would take up rumors and run with them....I still remember when a group was spreading rumors that Proctor and Gamble were satanic worshipers several years ago....they said their Logo proved it...yeah. I just don't want anyone trying to give grief to the good folks at PP...that somewhere down the line would force them to have to defend themselves from a group of idiots like other businesses have.
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