Portrait Edits


Assignment: Choose your 5 best Portrait images and edit them as instructed in the tutorial. 

Label the  album like this: PORTRAIT EDITS

You will be editing in Photoshop or Photopea

Compositional focus: 

Keep in mind:


 RULE OF THIRDS (as needed)



  FRAMING (as needed)


Number of Images – total of 15 images in album that include:

5 images before edit, 5 screenshots of your images open in Photoshop or Photopea WITH LAYERS SHOWING, 5 images after edit

Put images in correct order of the first unedited image. followed by a screen shot of your image open in Photoshop or Photopea with layers showing, followed by the first final edited image, second unedited image, followed by screenshot, followed by the second edited image, etc.


Here is a sample album by Mr. Lindroth


Mr. Lindroth’s Portrait Edits




If you need a refresher on screenshots, editing, or working with Google Photos for this assignments, please go to these links:


Screenshot Tutorials


Photoshop Editing & Use with Google Photo Tutorials


Photopea Editing & Use with Google Photo Tutorials


The editing you will be doing:

Straightening and Cropping Image (as needed)

Adjustment Layers:


Black and White (if desired)

Dodging and Burning




Optional Editing Technique for Photoshop User for Dodging and Burning

Non-Destructive Dodge and Burn Tutorial:

Here is the video tutorial that explains how to edit a portrait using Non-Destructive Dodging and Burning:

Here is written instructions for the tutorial above:

Non-Destructive Dodge and Burn (Photoshop Essentials Website)