Sometimes a client says “Can you please make my face slimmer?” While she (in this case it’s a woman) thinks her face is too wide and I don’t, she is still the client. My job is to make her happy.

Puppet Warp

Hidden in Photoshop’s Edit menu is a very powerful pixel bender named Puppet Warp. While it can do miraculous distortions, it can also do very practical work. This short ten minute video shows how to use Photoshop’s Puppet Warp along with a little Content Aware Fill to slim a face quickly and almost effortlessly.

Kevin is a commercial photographer from Atlanta.  He works for fashion, architectural, manufacturing and corporate clients. When he’s not shooting, he goes to museums, theatre, and writes for
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  1. Perfect Timing – my niece had her baby shower recently and her hormones have given her a chipmunk face. I used liquify with some success, this is so much easier and quicker – thank you


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About Kevin Ames

Photography is life. Kevin is living it to the fullest. His practice includes fashion, editorial, architectural and corporate photography. Most of all he loves making photographs! Read his blogs here and at