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    Question How to increase image quality?

    Hello, I use this image as my profile image, but it`s in low quality, can I use photoshop to make it look smoother?
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    Re: How to increase image quality?

    Smudge tool might do it to a level, if you just go with the noise de speckle option it will blur your image even more.


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    Re: How to increase image quality?

    HDR toning adjustment- lower detail slider.
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    Re: How to increase image quality?

    Topaz de-jpg
    Topaz inFocus
    Separate Hue/sat adjustments on face vs for background.

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    PS - Why are you limiting yourself to such a poor quality starting point? After all, it's a picture of yourself -- you can take as many pix of yourself as you need to get the lighting, camera adjustments, image size exactly what you need.
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    Re: How to increase image quality?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Mann View Post
    Topaz de-jpg
    Topaz inFocus
    Separate Hue/sat adjustments on face vs for background.

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    PS - Why are you limiting yourself to such a poor quality starting point? After all, it's a picture of yourself -- you can take as many pix of yourself as you need to get the lighting, camera adjustments, image size exactly what you need.
    yah, just get a better camera...

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    Re: How to increase image quality?

    Duplicate layer denoise lower layer, top layer mode "color" .. But whoever said it is right, the quality stinks not going get much better than thatAttachment 26024
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    Re: How to increase image quality?

    then again, you could remove background and the head in foreground.........just thinking
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    Re: How to increase image quality?

    Maybe a couple unsharpen masks?

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    Re: How to increase image quality?

    I agree with Tomm Mann.. if it is your image... why dont you shoot with a good quality camera... no matter how many masks you apply, how many filters u use, the basic image quality would not be comparable to that of a Good quality camera shot.

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