Google didn’t simply release two phones with great cameras when it unveiled the Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G. Also, it unveiled recent additions to Google Photos’ editing tools. Users will have more options for editing their images after the fact in terms of light and portrait mode thanks to advancements in machine learning, artificial intelligence, and user interface. More nuanced manual controls will be at their disposal. Learn how to make your photos stand out with the latest enhancement tools in Google Photos.
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After updating to the latest version of the Google Photos app, modifying your pictures is simpler than ever, whether you just snapped them or they’re part of an extensive photo library. Manual editing modes like brightness, contrast, saturation, color, and warmth are readily available with only a tap on the photo you wish to modify. When you click on a particular option, a slider appears, giving you the fine-grained control you need to perfect your images.
- The Google Photos app must be opened.
- Select a picture by tapping on it.
- Select the editing tool (three stacked lines with holes) at the bottom of the screen to make changes.
One could argue that this new editing mode is the most interesting thing Google has introduced recently. Google’s cutting-edge artificial intelligence and machine learning enable Google Photos users to make astonishing post-capture tweaks to aspects such as lighting and portrait effects.
Portrait lighting, like the other manual controls listed above, will be conveniently located in the editing menu, with granular slider controls and gestures that allow you to tap on the photo and add the ideal amount of background blur. Whether or not the original shot was taken with a portrait orientation, these enhancements will still apply.
As you can see from the first two photos of me, Google Photos will prompt you to test Portrait mode whenever you take a selfie or create an image. Toggles to improve your portrait, convert it to black and white, or add a splash of color will appear when you tap it.
How To Modify Portrait Lighting Effects After the Fact
- Choose an image of yourself.
- Select the pen icon at the bottom to edit (it looks like three lines with slots in them).
- Find the Adjust option among the several editing modes.
- Toggle Portrait Mode