RetouchPRO

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.

OK I give up... I'm stumped.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #11  
Old 03-06-2009, 08:45 AM
Flora's Avatar
Flora Flora is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Milan, Italy
Posts: 2,325
Blog Entries: 3
Re: OK I give up... I'm stumped.

DXM,

thank you so much for your feedback and kindness!!!

marcchristopher,

welcome to RetouchPro!!!
... An thank you for your kind feedback!!!

__________________________

Quote:
Originally Posted by DXM View Post
....Floras gave a bit more control but still both of them worked, some areas of the image ended up a bit washed out but I'll just have to paint some life back into them and that's relatively easy.
... I see exactly what you mean so I went back to my 'Selective Colors' Adjustment Layer and changed a few values in Cyans and Blues to slightly boost colours and contrast ...

(Attachment 1) Changed Values
(Attachment 2) End result


Quote:
Originally Posted by marcchristopher View Post
@Flora: I like the result you are getting. Personally, I would probably have tried a "selective colors" adjustment layer as well.
May I ask you, how you ended up with the exact values? Was it trial and error? Or did you sample colors from the image and calculate the adjustments you needed to achieve a pleasing skin tone?
.... I'm a trial and error person ... Once decided what Tool I'm going to use to fix a specific problem, I move the 'sliders' until I'm happy with the result...
I 'stick' to what is asked, but my end results are strongly influenced by my 'perception' of how colours, exposure, contrast etc. should be.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg 2009-Mar-0007.jpg (79.9 KB, 14 views)
File Type: jpg F_troubled_a.jpg (198.5 KB, 25 views)
Reply With Quote top
  #12  
Old 03-07-2009, 11:02 PM
chillin's Avatar
chillin chillin is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: The Golden State
Posts: 1,324
Blog Entries: 1
Re: OK I give up... I'm stumped.

First I did adjustments in LAB, following KR1156's post here.
Next I did some curves adjustments in RGB.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg troubled_lab_chillin.jpg (150.1 KB, 10 views)
File Type: jpg troubled_rgb_chillin.jpg (148.4 KB, 13 views)
Reply With Quote top
Reply

  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
UNCLE! I Give Up! Kit Photo Restoration 19 02-24-2009 11:27 PM
learner a little stumped ! infiniteink Photo Restoration 4 01-26-2009 04:14 PM
Portfolio Setup - Let's give me a way. ashphotoart Your Website 1 06-20-2008 12:14 AM
Can anyone give me tips on how to do this? sockolt Photo Retouching 11 03-20-2008 03:58 AM
Give me your rework of these two photos (please) PhotoShopNoobie Photo Retouching 10 11-27-2007 12:11 PM


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 05:19 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