Go Back   RetouchPRO > Technique > Photo Retouching
Register Blogs FAQ Site Nav Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Photo Retouching "Improving" photos, post-production, correction, etc.

My latest attempt.

Thread Tools
Old 02-21-2009, 11:43 AM
morpheus1870 morpheus1870 is offline
Senior Member
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 105
My latest attempt.

I have had a go at retouching this image using a few new techniques and skills i have picked up over the past few months from this and other forums.

I have tried to create a slightly dramatic image and appreciate the eyes may well be slightly over the top however it was my first attempt at this certain technique.

Comments and improvement advice would be much appreciated.

Attached Images
File Type: jpg old.jpg (98.4 KB, 96 views)
Reply With Quote top
Old 02-21-2009, 11:54 AM
kapalika kapalika is offline
Junior Member
Join Date: Nov 2008
Posts: 26
Re: My latest attempt.

it looks a bit oversaturated on fringe, cheeks, on the right side of her nose and below neck
Reply With Quote top
Old 02-21-2009, 03:03 PM
igot2pman's Avatar
igot2pman igot2pman is offline
Senior Member
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: San Antonio, TX USA
Posts: 633
Re: My latest attempt.

I like most of what you did here. I think kapalika is right. I would add that you might reduce saturation a few points overall, (no more then -10). The eyes seem fake to me, you have to remember that eyes also have gradients in brightness. Tone them down a bit.

Also, on women you mostly want to de-emphasize the neck muscles (D&B).

Lastly, (subjective) I think the original and the final are a bit warm.

Reply With Quote top
Old 02-21-2009, 05:48 PM
morpheus1870 morpheus1870 is offline
Senior Member
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 105
Re: My latest attempt.

Thanks, ammendments made, looks much better!
Reply With Quote top

  RetouchPRO > Technique > Photo Retouching

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
First Attempt - HDR Waterfall at Night diggie HDR, Panoramas and Tone Mapping 4 08-29-2008 10:30 AM
First attempt LydiaRachael Critiques 10 08-27-2008 06:28 AM
Latest HDR attempt Mendo HDR, Panoramas and Tone Mapping 10 05-16-2008 06:52 PM
Newbie smudge painting attempt AmieBear Photo-Based Art 6 02-28-2008 04:30 AM
DannyRaphael inspired me to attempt this... carseasoncity Turning Portraits into Digital Sketches, Oils, Watercolors 12 12-15-2007 05:11 PM

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 04:36 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.
Copyright © 2016 Doug Nelson. All Rights Reserved