Thursday, March 4, 2010

fix it friday #46 ~ i heart faces

this week's fix it friday on i heart faces.

here is the original photo submitted by Sarah Halstead at Loving My Life.

here is my edit: version 1, a basic edit

fix it friday #46 ~ i heart faces

version 2: got a bit more artistic with it

fix it friday #46 ~ i heart faces

what i did (edited in photoshop cs3):
cropped & cleaned up face in acr
combined two exposures
touch of light/touch of darkness ~ mcp actions
softened shadow on nose ~ gaussian blur
smoothed skin ~ doll face ~ kubota actions
sharpened features & brightened eyes
punch lite ~ kubota actions
smokeless burn ~ kubota actions
dream burst II ~ patti brown

version 2: added colorshift texture ~ jessica drossin
nostalgic retro action ~ isabelle lafrance


Anonymous March 5, 2010 at 12:12 AM  

the artistic flare is lovely! Very nice edit!

CINDERELLA March 5, 2010 at 12:38 AM  

i really like the second edit :)

Elyssa March 5, 2010 at 12:49 AM  

LOVE your edits! They are beautiful!

candacesoon March 5, 2010 at 10:15 AM  

These are wonderful. I totally love the basic edit!

Ashley Sisk March 5, 2010 at 12:19 PM  

These are really nice - I like the crop and the basic edit is so pure.

Anonymous March 5, 2010 at 1:38 PM  

i like both of them. his eyes are so bright. thanks for editing. :)

50centlove March 5, 2010 at 2:20 PM  

I like them both. Great job.

Killlashandra March 5, 2010 at 3:07 PM  

I like that second one, bring on the vibrant colors! Very nice. :)


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