A&P Sometimes, I get a wild hair up my ass...

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  1. Girth

    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    and I don't quit until I get that hair out.

    Recently, I've been wanting to learn more tips and tricks w/ photoshop. Just a couple of days ago, I found some VERY simple videos on YouTube on Eyes, skin smoothing, and liquifying. So tonight, I took a few minutes and messed w/ some of the pics I recently took. I doubt I'll be using too much of this too often, but its always good info to know.

    first, the videos...

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    now... what I did.

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  2. Bob Loblaw

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    eyes look good, skin looks really blotchy :o
     
  3. nindia

    nindia OT Supporter

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    eyes look good

    i agree skin looks off
     
  4. Ty Webb

    Ty Webb You don't have to go to college. This isn't Russia

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    VEry cool tutorials.
     
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    I think the fur and the eyes look the best in your before's and after's.
     
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    My buddy Nick who i'm working heavily with, just put out a comprehensive retouching DVD tutorials. Pretty much the top of his game.

    http://masteringretouching.com

    gotta pay for them though :p
     
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    That nick guy and his studio slickforce and you as well clint,......man...I can't wait to be in a career like yours
     
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    Whoa! A little too much on the eyes. I like making them pop a little, but the trend of over doing them is starting to get out of hand. I can't remember the photographer off the top of my head, but EVERY picture of his has overly dodged, overly sharpened eyes....looked creapy.
     
  9. jared_IRL

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    Here's the trick Ben...

    Take all of your levels on your PS work... and reduce the opacity by 30-50%

    Except if you did any work on skin blemishes, like pimples, moles, scars, etc. Leave them turned up, as a halfway visible mole would be pretty nuts...

    You don't want the picture to scream out - HEY, LOOK HOW SHINY MY EYES ARE!!!1!

    That's a dead giveaway that you were doing some work. Tone it down so it looks better, but not alien.
     
  10. Girth

    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    good point. :cool:
     
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    I've seen a few of those too, i've used the eyes one on some of my studio model shoots, but sometimes it looks way too shopped and you have to dial it down a notch.
     
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    This inspired me to learn how to edit pics of people. So this is a quick 10-15 minute twiddling around with PS. My girlfriend and I were in a car accident about a year ago which left her with a bad scar on her face and she wants to get it taken care of with plastic surgery in a couple years, So I figured I would use her pic to test on.
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    You turned her into a vampire. Looks very unnatural.
     
  14. Ty Webb

    Ty Webb You don't have to go to college. This isn't Russia

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    You got me motovated this weekend.
    I went to look into some older engagement work from 2009 and decided to try it out.

    I really like it. The author in the video is right, anything but blue and green is pretty tough to edit. Browns, hazel... not very easy to do.

    Thoughts?
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  15. Girth

    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    I like it. And yes, brown eyes are pretty hard compared to blue and green.
     
  16. Ty Webb

    Ty Webb You don't have to go to college. This isn't Russia

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    I gave you a little shout out on my blog. :)
     
  17. Girth

    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    PM me the link, I'll add it to my reader. :bigthumb:
     
  18. Bob Loblaw

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    ive made the girls tits bigger on the last two photos i uploaded :o
     
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    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    I was messing w/ that on some of the pics from last year today, too. :bowdown:
     
  21. Bob Loblaw

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    i hope she wont be offended :rofl:
     
  22. Girth

    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    The girl I did the pics for actually liked it... went on today about how she was really thinking about a boob job and my pic gave her "hope" on how it would look. :bowrofl:

    i'm inspiring all kinds of people in the last 2 days. :rofl:
     
  23. jared_IRL

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    if she noticed, you went too big... :p


    Just a little tuck and lift here and there never hurt anything...


    And people still think it's my camera equipment that makes them look pretty... :mamoru:
     
  24. Bob Loblaw

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    i dont think it's noticeable

    before on left
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    before on top
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  25. jared_IRL

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    perfect! Nice work! :naughty:
     

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