Hello guys I am Vaibhav and in this tutorial I am going to show you how to create a cinematic portrait effect using Photoshop.  Last time I discussed about Creating Text Portrait Effect in Photoshop which is really an recommended tutorial for Photoshop enthusiasts. For this tutorial I am going to use lots of adjustment layers and then I will use some filters to achieve desired look. I am going to use Photoshop CS6 but you can use older versions to achieve the same effect.

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FINAL

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STEP 1

The very first thing you need to do is to determine the width of your image. You can find your image width at the bottom of the screen.

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Then we need to setup our grids. Go to Edit>Preference>Guides, Grids and Slices. Now divide your image width by 4 and write that value in the “Gridline Every” box. Press OK.

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Now go to View>Show>Grids or you can press Ctrl+’/Cmd+’ as keyboard shortcut to make the grids visible. Your image should look like this.

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