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Old 08-06-2011, 11:03 AM
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Constructive criticism is always good...

that is why I would like to take this op to paste this link to a blog containing some retouchs I have done on my own photos.

I am a photographer, but until I get to Hedi's level I will keep retouching my own work

All the techniques used were learned from priceless tips on this forum as well from

Please, be honest.............................. but kind
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Old 08-09-2011, 11:25 AM
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Re: Constructive criticism is always good...


I think your technique is getting there, and is pretty clean overall...But safe. With some more experience I hope you will be more confident, removing more, simplifying the images beyond the 'safe zone' that you're currently in. Use color. Start Developing your own style...I feel that you're only looking at the face, rather than the overall image. Keep it up!

For example, the photo of the woman in the white jacket could be improved by upping the exposure (too dark, imo) on her face, and fixing the jacket near the lapel (camera left). Her ear could be reduced too...

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Old 08-12-2011, 09:41 AM
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Re: Constructive criticism is always good...

I agree with jbedford. I think you need to push these more. They are very safe at the moment.
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