Friday, February 11, 2011

Fix-It Friday #86*

*It's #86 according to the IHF website; this is the first week I've participated!


Edited in Photoshop CS3
  • Opened in ACR and made adjustments there (lightened exposure a bit, reduced the red)
  • Cropped and added some background to the left edge.
  • Curves and Contrast adjustment layers
  • Added heart background texture (Found here on Flickr)
  • Added parchment texture at low opacity, masked to clear her face
  • Duplicated background layer and desaturated it, reduced opacity then masked everything but her hat, to bring back some detail.
  • Sharpened for web
Here is the original image; it's not my shot, I only did the edit as part of I Heart Faces Fix-It Friday challenge. Copyright on the image belongs to the original photographer.

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9 comments:

  1. Wow! Love the background! Great edit!

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  2. Love what you did with the background!

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  3. very nice... the background makes her eyes pop...i am now your newest follower..

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  4. Very cute . the background makes the eyes pop. I am now your newest follower..

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  5. Looks great! The background is really creative. Nice edit!

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  6. Love that you can still see the wispy hairs even though you changed the background. Great job!

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