Frame Illusion Tutorial

before and afterCheck out the tutorial below to create your own Frame Illusion Image.
Untitled-1Open your background image in Smart Photo Editor, crop the image and add an effect from the Effect Gallery if needed.Untitled-2Click the Composition button on the right and select New next to Overlay  and pick your Frame image.

Click Select Area, Erase From Selection and work your way the round the unwanted areas. Click the bucket icon to remove the rest of the unwanted areas.Untitled-3Click the Move, Rotate and Scale button and resize and move the frame to your chosen place.Untitled-4Click New next to Overlay and select your last image. Move your image to where you want it, reducing the Opacity helps with this.

Work your way round with Erase From Selection at all the unwanted areas. Zoom in to make sure you get the areas around the frame straight.Untitled-5Your image is now finished and ready to save, if you want to add a shadow click the Image Treatment Button and select areas you want the shadow and reduce the Exposure and Brightness slightly.end image

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Horror Movie Poster Tutorial

before and afterFollowing on from last week’s blog post on PortraitPro (read here) creating a Horror Movie Poster.

Untitled-4Open up your image in Smart Photo Editor.Untitled-5Click the Image Treatment button on the right. Increase the Exposure and decrease the Brightness.Untitled-6Click on the Effects Gallery and select the effect called Shading Contrast, lower the Master Slider so it is only just on.Untitled-7Select the Text button on the right hand side and type your chosen name in the text box. Choose the size and color of the text.Untitled-16Once you have one this you can add a second text if wanted.

Your movie poster is now ready to save.before_pe

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