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    by Crystal » Sat Nov 24, 2012 12:26 pm

    How do I smooth the skin?
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    Re: Advice

    by Dalzine » Sat Nov 24, 2012 3:15 pm

    Simple question with so many answers. What post processing software are you using?

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    by Dug » Sat Nov 24, 2012 4:37 pm

    Why he/she looks great

    Leave as natural and possible would be my choice
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    by Crystal » Sat Nov 24, 2012 6:01 pm

    Im using Photoshop CS6

    She was over coooked so is really peely. Ill attach a bigger version
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    by Busiboy » Sat Nov 24, 2012 7:00 pm

    You could try touching up a bit with cloning, but there is no easy fix. Leave it as it is, you'll not make it "better"
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    by heartyfisher » Sat Nov 24, 2012 9:52 pm

    I think she looks lovely!

    But you could always do what the glamour photog do and PS with a "glamor" filter. if you really want the "plastic" look...
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    by Dalzine » Sun Nov 25, 2012 6:05 pm

    I'm guessing you want to soften the skin a little, it seems to be a popular thing with some baby photographers.

    Here's a link that has a quick and easy way to do it in Photoshop.

    http://www.photoshopessentials.com/photo-editing/smooth-skin/

    Good luck.

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    by Crystal » Sun Nov 25, 2012 9:03 pm

    to be honest I was really happy with this photo as it was. It was another photographer who told me I needed to fix her skin.

    Thank you for your replies and the advice. Ill play around and see what I can do :)
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    by Busiboy » Sun Nov 25, 2012 9:50 pm

    Crystal wrote:to be honest I was really happy with this photo as it was. It was another photographer who told me I needed to fix her skin.

    Thank you for your replies and the advice. Ill play around and see what I can do :)


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    by Dug » Sun Nov 25, 2012 10:12 pm

    Dalzine wrote:I'm guessing you want to soften the skin a little, it seems to be a popular thing with some baby photographers.

    Here's a link that has a quick and easy way to do it in Photoshop.

    http://www.photoshopessentials.com/photo-editing/smooth-skin/

    Good luck.

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    <Sigh> That was so much quicker and easier to do in the darkroom :cry:
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    by Dug » Sun Nov 25, 2012 10:13 pm

    Busiboy wrote:
    Crystal wrote:to be honest I was really happy with this photo as it was. It was another photographer who told me I needed to fix her skin.

    Thank you for your replies and the advice. Ill play around and see what I can do :)


    Tell the other one to get stuffed, your photo your processing.



    Tell the other one to get stuffed, your photo do what you think is best .
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    Re: Advice

    by W G » Tue Nov 27, 2012 9:18 am

    Crystal wrote:It was another photographer who told me I needed to fix her skin.



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    by Crystal » Wed Nov 28, 2012 9:28 pm

    Thanks everyone :) I feel alot better about the photo now..
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    by Eden » Wed Nov 28, 2012 11:14 pm

    what you see is what you get,,,, if your lucky !

    I like it as it is and so will he/she in 20-30 years !!!

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