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Old 11-11-2008, 01:48 PM
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Matching skin Colour

I have merged the lady in the center with the other two. What I would like to do now is smooth out her skin, match the skin colour and close her eyes a wee bit to match the other two ladies.
I am working in Photoshop CS3 but don’t have very much experience in working with Colour and I’m not too sure how to proceed with the composition. I appreciate any advice. Thank you.
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Old 11-12-2008, 05:43 AM
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Re: Matching skin Colour

For the color, try doing an Image/Adjust/Color Match. Set the source to the original image and the Layer to the layer that your center woman is on. Adjust sliders to taste. Also an Image/Adjust/Photo Filter using a warmer color might help.

Squinting the eyese I'll leave for a realy guru. LOL
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Old 11-12-2008, 12:45 PM
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Re: Matching skin Colour

Thanks Swampy the Color Match worked for me. First I used the despeckle filter to take out the blotches (not sure if this is the best filter for the job).
I was having a problem at first with the Color Match so I did a quick selection of one of the faces and used that as a source and it worked just great.
I’m working on the eyes now using the others as a reference and painting them a little more closed, again not sure if this is the best way but it looks as if it may work out OK.

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Old 11-12-2008, 10:43 PM
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Re: Matching skin Colour

It is very least for match different light directions. The color is not the problem to me anyway. I looks like the inserted photo was taken with a flash.

I played but did not do the best of jobs...but I first tried to match color with curves then with dodge and burn tried to change the light direction on the face.

Mine needs a little more contrast and a little shadow under the nose and along the cheeks..but what the heck

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Old 11-13-2008, 12:06 AM
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Re: Matching skin Colour

I didn't use matching color, I used curves, HSL & some D&B.
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