Mac users, we're pleased to announce Macphun's all-in-one photo editor Luminar is now available for purchase with special launch pricing. (Existing Macphun customers get a further discount.)
We rated Luminar as "Highly Recommended", and you can now visit the Luminar web site to try it for free.
Websiteam has released Portrait Lens, a photo manipulation app for Android 2.3 and higher. The application uses a special algorithm to blur backgrounds and provide better subject isolation. If necessary, you can adjust settings such as sharpness, blurring and saturation separately for the background and your subject. You can save the output photo at a resolution of up to three megapixels. Portrait Lens is now available on Google Play.
Websiteam Press Release
Portrait Lens for Android Creates DSLR Focus Effect in Flat Photos
October 28, 2013 – Websiteam has released Portrait Lens, a photo manipulation app for Android that allows users to simulate the DSLR focus effect in mobile phone’s photos. The application uses a special algorithm to give the image subject more focus and provides a number of control options to achieve the desired effect.
What’s the difference between a snap taken with a phone’s camera and a photograph made with a professional lens? It’s the DSLR focus effect when the important object is focused on and the background is blurred.
It makes a photo look beautiful and natural. A new photo manipulation app called Portrait Lens can help you give the DSLR focus effect to photos that you have taken with the mobile phone’s camera.
Portrait Lens enables users to turn flat images to three-dimensional, giving an illusion that a photo has been made with a professional DSLR camera. Using the app, you can highlight the focus area and blur the background of your picture to give the image subject more focus. If necessary, you can change settings such as sharpness, blurring and saturation separately for the background and subject. Apart from the DSLR effect, the application offers you a filter for reducing noise that can help you remove pimples, wrinkles and other skin imperfections in photos.
Here’s how you can create the DSLR focus effect. To begin, take a snap or select a photo from the gallery. Then use your finger to draw a few lines around the area you want to focus on and the background you want to blur out. No matter how complex the shapes of an object could be, the application recognizes the focus area and applies the effect. Once done, you can save the output photo in the desired resolution (up to 3 megapixels).
Portrait Lens is compatible with versions 2.3 or later for Android.
Download Portrait Lens here: