Wednesday, November 6, 2013

How to Improve your Facebook profile picture using Diffuse Glow Effect in Photoshop

Today, I'm going to share with you a tutorial which I wrote for my Busyok.com blog. And since it is no longer active, I want to re-share it through this blog, ARTECLIP.

If you want to connect with friends or meet new people on a social networking site such as Facebook, you should look best on your profile picture because it is the first thing people will look at. Remember, first impression lasts!

The good news is that you don’t have to go to a professional photographer or use a portrait lens and spend a lot of money for your profile picture. Now you can pick any photo of yours and easily turn it into a marvelous (oh yeah!) profile picture.

In this tutorial, I will show you how to improve your Facebook profile picture using diffuse glow effect in Photoshop. This is pretty simple to do. Just follow the 7 simple steps.

angel locsin, photoshop
Angel before and after (original photo courtesy of pinoyexchange)
I used a picture of Angel Locsin for this tutorial. Angel is a Filipina television and film actress and commercial model (courtesy of pinoyexchange.com)

This tutorial is consist of 7 easy steps (with illustrations) and the image below is the final output.
angel locsin, photoshop
Angel Locsin
 For the detailed easy steps, you may visit my original post here or click here to download the FREE PDF version of this TUTORIAL! (3.74 MB).

I have generated a free downloadable PDF version of this tutorials (free Photoshop tutorial pdf) for you to download so that you may follow the easy steps even if you are offline.

If you have any comments or suggestion regarding my tutorials, please use the comment box below. Thanks.