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{before & after} editing fun!

We received this great step by step edit from Ashley McNamara and are excited to share it! She has some great, easy tricks!

Select the area you want to brighten using the lasso tool.

Thanks Ashley!


  1. Thanks for sharing this! I have been soaking up all the info I can lately on post processing.

  2. Wow and I would have said the sooc looked great lol, ummmm why the blur before the soft light? Just curious!
    I share my before and afters about once a week on my blog too if you want to come check it out but I just do words, maybe I will have to try to do some pictures next time. ;)

  3. Thanks so much for this! I am new to photography and editing in photo shop... this is really helpful! Thanks!

  4. SLucy,

    Adding the blur to the soft light gives the pop a soft look it even smoothes the skin a bit.

  5. Simply amazing! I have already used your tips in my post-processing, Thank you!

  6. Anonymous11/16/2011

    Thanks for the tips! Great subtle editing and natural look. Love that!


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