Often we have to retouch a photo to get a better picture. It’s a common practice for magazines DTP. Here is a light photo retouch that demonstrates a simple technique to remove skin acne scars from the face of a beautiful girl. The picture is also sharpened using the unsharp mask filter to get a more glamorous look. The trick is to know when to stop — the goal is to keep the natural, “untouched” look of the photo as much as possible.
This is the original photo:
This is a before and after animation:
Here is the retouched photo (with slight colour correction applied as well):