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Help removing face shine.

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Old 12-21-2009, 05:38 PM
shortybee shortybee is offline
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Re: Help removing face shine.

I usually create a blank layer and set it to darken. I sample a color near the shine, and paint over the shine, resampling as needed. Then I lower the layer opacity to about 10-25%, and repeat on areas with more shine as needed. I found if I go over 25% it gets too plastic-y. I like painting better than cloning because I don't need to be worry about running into a sampled area that I shouldn't be using, and I like doing it on it's own layer so I can go back and adjust it later if it needs it.
What a great tip! I had been using clone/healing brush in the past to fix any hot spots. Painting on a new layer works so much better. I HATE sampling, resampling, etc etc with the clone stamp.

Again, thanks!
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Old 12-22-2009, 09:09 AM
falem falem is offline
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Re: Help removing face shine.

My try.
Just remove the hot spots.
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Old 10-09-2010, 03:18 PM
stevieboy stevieboy is offline
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Re: Help removing face shine.

Originally Posted by juliewood View Post
I usually create a blank layer and set it to darken....
I just had to comment on this older thread. This is a second vote for an AMAZING tip. It did exactly what I was looking for! I had an awesome photo with a huge flash glare in on my forehead and cheeks and this took care of it!
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Old 10-18-2010, 01:00 PM
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Re: Help removing face shine.

Check this thread out has a very very cool way to remove shine...
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