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Old 05-22-2015, 11:36 PM
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Re: Patchy skin

Originally Posted by fumare View Post
hi I would like to ask you guys about skin retouching in this particular situation - please see attached file. I am not asking about how to do because I am respect how hard is to get this knowledge I am asking it's very difficult and time consuming? It's possible for some step create action which will accelerate hole process for many images? thank you for help
Duplicate, invert, change mode to Linear Light, high pass filter at 8.0 pixels (approx.), gaussian blur at about the same (?), add a hide all mask and apply to suit with a white brush.

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Old 05-23-2015, 03:25 PM
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Re: Patchy skin

Originally Posted by Profesh View Post
This will yield a better result overall, though doesn't really warrant the effort unless retouching for 'high-end' applications.
You can learn to do that to a reasonable level of quality without spending too much time. When you talk about "high-end", it's important to note that this often means high resolution / highly revealing images combined with a long list of things to do other than basic smoothing. Just smoothing out unevenness on something like this shouldn't take an excessive amount of time.
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Old 05-23-2015, 05:08 PM
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Re: Patchy skin

I used selective curves adjustments on a low frequency layer.
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