How to AI enhance your photos with Luminar Neo

There are still many limitations when it comes to creating AI images. This is where creative photo editors like Luminar Neo can help. Luminar Neo is packed with creative tools that can dramatically improve your AI selfies and set them apart from other creators who use the same software as you.


In this tutorial, we’ll share with you how to use Luminar Neo as part of your editing workflow to finish your AI photos.


There is room to improve your AI-powered selfies

The rise of AI art and portraits in particular is nothing short of amazing. What can be achieved in moments based on text messaging would have seemed like a miracle even a few years ago, and it still is for many of us. But there is room for AI enhancements to your selfies, especially when you have creative photo editing software like Luminar Neo, which runs 100% on AI.

Luminar Neo offers a suite of tools designed specifically for photos and portraits alike. We propose a workflow that will significantly improve your AI portraits while helping you differentiate your AI portraits from other creators. The following is a workflow that can be used with every AI image you create.

If you haven’t used any of the AI ​​software out there to create AI images, we show you how to use Midjourney to create AI art.

Step 1: Use high-end AI to make your photos bigger

One of the first steps you may want to consider is enlarging your images since many of the AI ​​programs out there do not offer high resolution high definition options. Once your image has been imported into Luminar Neo, simply drag and drop it into Upscale AI.

Drag and drop in the upscale AI

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Step 2 (Optional): Combine HDR with image brightness

Once you have a larger version of your image to work on, you may want to try HDR Merge, especially if it’s a darker AI image. Like the Upscale AI, you can simply drag the image to HDR integration. Then press Merge.

HDR integration

After a few moments, the HDR Merge version of the image will appear in the HDR Merge folder in the Luminar Neo catalog.

The third step: improving artificial intelligence

After the first two steps, it’s time to start editing your AI image with Luminar Neo’s suite of creative editing tools. Simply click Modification at the top of the screen and a toolbar will appear on the right. You find Improve artificial intelligence And find the slider value that works best.

Step 3 Improve the AI

AI Boost tends to brighten AI selfies and add contrast intelligently.

Step 4: Development Module

Under NecessitiesYou find Develop And take advantage of some of the most basic and powerful sliders you’ll find in all professional photo editing software. You may not need to use all the scrollbars but definitely check out the Noor And Black and White Sliders for exposure and contrast adjustments.

Step 4 Develop the module

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Step 5: Bokeh Image

Portrait Bouquet It serves two useful functions. First, it can be used to blur the background with a file amount slider. Secondly, you can lighten or darken the background and change the warmth Value.

Step 5 Bokeh AI

For this image, we’ve darkened the background and changed its warmth to -100. This helps the theme bring out the background a little better. You can also use the Brush Control panel to add or remove focus.

We also cover how to use Luminar’s Portrait Bokeh to create a gorgeous background blur.

Step 6: Face the AI

AI face Offers some powerful AI-powered improvements to your selfies. You can add highlights to the face and adjust various features of the eyes and mouth using multiple sliders.

Step 6: Face the AI

Two very useful sliders face light And Eye enhancer. Almost every AI image could use a push of these sliders. We also show you how to use Photoshop to enhance the eyes if you need an extra boost.

Step 7: The AI ​​Skin

Another great AI image tool is AI skin. You may not need this tool in large quantities, however Gloss removal The feature may be useful if there are any bright spots.

Step 7 AI skin

We also show you how to use Luminar AI to get better selfies. All of these tips can be applied to Luminar Neo users since Neo is an updated version of Luminar AI.

We don’t need the Clone Stamp Tool for this image, but you certainly might need it for many of your AI images. Just for clarity, we’ll be using the Clone Stamp Tool to remove the door handles and locks in this image.

Step 8 Copy Stamp Tool

You will find this tool to be very useful for AI images that contain distortions and defects caused by AI.

Step 9: Vignette

In most cases, your AI photos will benefit from adding a vignette even if it is subtle. They greatly enhance your subject by drawing the viewer’s eyes to it.

Step 9 Vignette

Uses Feather And interior light To highlight a person’s face.

Step 10: Mood

the mood Great tool to dramatically change the look of your AI image. It is the only creative tool that can instantly set your AI images apart from users who use the same AI software as you.

Step 10 Mood

For this image, we used it Seattle like a terminal.

Step 11: Layers

Layers It is arguably the most powerful tool for creatively enhancing your AI photos. You can use the suite of lighting effects that come free with Luminar Neo or you can upload your own textures, effects, and images to set your AI selfie apart from the rest.

Step 11 Layers

For this image, we used multiple layers to feature this AI image, including a new background, texture, and two lighting effects.

Luminar Neo sets your AI photos apart from the rest

Luminar Neo is packed with creative tools to help enhance and transform your AI selfies. Try it out and see how it can free your imagination to make your photos even better.

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