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Anthropics releases Portrait Professional 8 Mac version

Anthropics has released the Mac version of its Portrait Professional 8 software, an intelligent portrait airbrushing software that lets you improve your photos instantly, just by moving a numbers of sliders. For most of us it is clear that the adage WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) is no longer valid in the digital photography age. With the help of image manipulation tools and PhotoShop you can create miracles and disasters. A hilarious example of the latter is this manipulated image which illustrates why Windows Vista is running into the Gates...

OVERVIEW

Visit the Anthropics Portrait Professional websitePortrait Professional 8 is new intelligent portrait airbrushing software that has been 'trained' in human beauty. It lets you improve your photos instantly, just by moving sliders. With Portrait Professional, it's incredibly easy and fast to:

• Subtly reshape all or any aspect of the face to make it more attractive
• Fix skin blemishes such as spots or pimples
• Reduce and/or remove wrinkles
• Remove grease, sweat or unsightly shine highlights from the skin
• Adjust the lighting on the face to make it more flattering
• Remove red eye
• Whiten teeth and eyes

New functions implemented in version 8:

• Smooth, recolor and thicken the hair
• Control the eyes and mouth in much greater detail
• Change the eye color of the subject
• Save and use multiple changes at once with Saved Slider configurations
• Improved User Interface: Help, Tutorial and Undo functions making Portrait Professional the easiest to use photo-editing software available

All operations require no artistic ability, due to the built-in intelligence in the image editing software. This automatic airbrush really does do all the hard work for you. To prove it for yourself, you can download your free trial photo editing software now.

How does the automatic touch-up work?

Portrait Professional has been shown hundreds of photographs of beautiful human faces, and using sophisticated statistical techniques, it has learnt how to subtly airbrush and touch-up photographs to make them more beautiful.

All you have to do is choose how much to enhance the lighting, the skin texture and even how many wrinkles to remove. You can even subtly re-sculpt the face to make your subject look as good as possible by just moving a few sliders.

Portrait Professional touches up and enhances people in the same way that good lighting and perfect makeup is used to make someone look more attractive. The software really can make anyone look as good as a celebrity in a magazine.


Review of Portrait Professional 8 - Windows version at Imaging-resource

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Additional information: Visit the Anthropics Portrait Professional website
July 20, 2008
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