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Old 05-24-2012, 04:26 PM
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Retouch review

Hi I have done a couple of retouches , you can find them on my site , just looking for some feedback

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Old 05-25-2012, 04:58 PM
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Re: Retouch review

xblink, Welcome to RetouchPRO
Hope you enjoy your stay here and make lots of friends.
Poke around, have fun!

If you use Photoshop you can post fairly large pictures which are under 100k using the 'save for web' function in Photoshop as described here:
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Both photos presented seem very blurred after the retouch... on the self portrait... the eyes and hair especially.. perhaps using selective blurring by using a mask would help by blurring the background while leaving the subject sharp and in focus.. with such a small photo on the net, without downloading it.. it is hard to tell if the blemishes removed left any artifacts during the removal process.. like the noticeable dark patches that were introduced where the hair on the neck and forehead was removed... I would consider straightening the photo and cropping to get rid of all the clutter

The shadow on the second shot might be reduced or eliminated and a nice background added.. the blemishes removed look fine but whatever you did to smooth the artifacts left the whole image blurry...

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