KNOWLEDGE BASE

10 Steps

Workflow in Affinity Photo to enhance photos. 1. Cropping : with Cropping Tool (C) >> custom ratio if needed 2. White Balance: White Balance Adjustment Layer 3. Global Lighting: Brightness / Contract Adjustment Layer 4. Global Coloring: Vibrance Adjustment Layer > Focus on Saturation for global effect and Vibrance for local effect 5. Targeted Lighting: Brightness / Adjustment Layer(s) - Invert Adjustment Layer and use Paint Brush to local adjustments (paint in white) 6. Targeted Coloring: Vibrance Adjustment Layer(s) - Invert Adjustment Layer and use Paint Brush to local adjustments (paint in white) 7. Clean up: Add a Pixel Layer and place just above Backgrond - Fire up Inpaint Tool (!!! select Current Layer and Below from Context Toolbar) 8. Special Effects: Select Top Layer and Select Merge Visible. Set Blend Mode to Soft Light 9. Sharpen: Zoom in to 100% (Z) - Add High Pass Filter and move new layer to top of the stack. Turn on Monochrome to prevent oversaturation of the colors and adjust Radius to 2 px. Set Blend Mode to Overlay. 10. Wrap Up: Adjust individual Layers if needed; group layers and save work. Save as JPEG with 95% quality. Source: 10 Steps to Amazing Photos (Affinity Revolution)
KNOWLEDGE BASE

10 Steps

Workflow in Affinity Photo to enhance photos. 1. Cropping : with Cropping Tool (C) >> custom ratio if needed 2. White Balance: White Balance Adjustment Layer 3. Global Lighting: Brightness / Contract Adjustment Layer 4. Global Coloring: Vibrance Adjustment Layer > Focus on Saturation for global effect and Vibrance for local effect 5. Targeted Lighting: Brightness / Adjustment Layer(s) - Invert Adjustment Layer and use Paint Brush to local adjustments (paint in white) 6. Targeted Coloring: Vibrance Adjustment Layer(s) - Invert Adjustment Layer and use Paint Brush to local adjustments (paint in white) 7. Clean up: Add a Pixel Layer and place just above Backgrond - Fire up Inpaint Tool (!!! select Current Layer and Below from Context Toolbar) 8. Special Effects: Select Top Layer and Select Merge Visible. Set Blend Mode to Soft Light 9. Sharpen: Zoom in to 100% (Z) - Add High Pass Filter and move new layer to top of the stack. Turn on Monochrome to prevent oversaturation of the colors and adjust Radius to 2 px. Set Blend Mode to Overlay. 10. Wrap Up: Adjust individual Layers if needed; group layers and save work. Save as JPEG with 95% quality. Source: 10 Steps to Amazing Photos (Affinity Revolution)
KNOWLEDGE BASE

10 Steps

Workflow in Affinity Photo to enhance photos. 1. Cropping : with Cropping Tool (C) >> custom ratio if needed 2. White Balance: White Balance Adjustment Layer 3. Global Lighting: Brightness / Contract Adjustment Layer 4. Global Coloring: Vibrance Adjustment Layer > Focus on Saturation for global effect and Vibrance for local effect 5. Targeted Lighting: Brightness / Adjustment Layer(s) - Invert Adjustment Layer and use Paint Brush to local adjustments (paint in white) 6. Targeted Coloring: Vibrance Adjustment Layer(s) - Invert Adjustment Layer and use Paint Brush to local adjustments (paint in white) 7. Clean up: Add a Pixel Layer and place just above Backgrond - Fire up Inpaint Tool (!!! select Current Layer and Below from Context Toolbar) 8. Special Effects: Select Top Layer and Select Merge Visible. Set Blend Mode to Soft Light 9. Sharpen: Zoom in to 100% (Z) - Add High Pass Filter and move new layer to top of the stack. Turn on Monochrome to prevent oversaturation of the colors and adjust Radius to 2 px. Set Blend Mode to Overlay. 10. Wrap Up: Adjust individual Layers if needed; group layers and save work. Save as JPEG with 95% quality. Source: 10 Steps to Amazing Photos (Affinity Revolution)