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  • buffy647
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    You guys are so awesome - thank you very very much!

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  • nazca13
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    Here is my before and after... great ideas... I selected the outline of the baby with the shadow side and moved the selection over to the left > feathered it > copy to a new layer and move back into position.. I also used a photo filter to take out some the pink reflection from the carpet and also shadow/highlights to bring back some detail in the beautiful dress..
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  • patsym
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    You could aso extract to a new background.


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  • patsym
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    There you go.



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  • buffy647
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    Thank you so much for your help everyone! I put the image back in picasa and warmified it and now the image again looks just like the other ones from the photo shoot (not so bright) - this process of removing the shadow had brightened the pic quite a bit.

    Could I trouble you for help for just one more because I'd like to send some pics to get printed today and I can tell from these steps that it will take some practice for me to figure out how to do this on my own - huge please and thanks!

    http://img51.imageshack.us/img51/9844/dsc0675bh.jpg

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  • Cupcake
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    I made a blank layer
    fill with same color as background
    mask your picture of the baby and lower part of the picture
    That will give you the new background

    A golden glow all over.
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  • buffy647
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    Thank you so much patsym!!!!!

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  • patsym
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    1 Clone in lighten mode.
    2 Paint by sampling the lighter part of the background.
    3. Make a selection, mask, then invert and nudge until shadow is gone.


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  • buffy647
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    I have very limited photo editing skills in Picasa. Can I do this in Picasa and if yes please provide a bit more instruction. Thanks.

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  • Wolfman
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    Select the background with the magic wand and clone out the shadow.

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  • buffy647
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    Removing flash induced wall-shadow from Easter pic

    Hi - we just had our Easter pics done for my daughter with a local photographer and though it seemed she had the right equipment in place, we ended up with shadows in some of the pictures. I would really like to remove the shadow in this picture - can someone please help or guide me on how to do this

    http://img132.imageshack.us/img132/218/painttj.jpg

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