View Full Version : Before and after modeling shot

10-29-2008, 10:34 PM
Please comment. Anything I should have done or should not have done here?

10-30-2008, 01:10 AM
wow - great editing job! nice angle & comp. if i were super picky, id say a wider crop, or lose the necklace. but thats SUPER picky. really good job! :highfive:

10-30-2008, 06:26 AM
Thank you for the compliment

Ben H
10-30-2008, 06:35 AM
I'd say that's a pretty good job you've done there - good retouching, natural and believable.

I might try and tone down the background a little more, as it's competing with the face somewhat. I'd probably try and reduce the contrast of it, and possibly blur it out a little more. But that's nitpicking. Good job!

10-30-2008, 07:23 AM
Here it is with that tree burned in. I also dodged the hair below her chin a bit too.

Ben H
10-30-2008, 08:21 AM
Yeah, that definitely helps.

10-30-2008, 08:32 AM
Please excuse my ignorance, but as "before and after" model shoot, was the before the exact same picture and the after just PP or did you shoot the first then adjust lighting/settings and shoot the second? I am curious how you achieved such dramatic difference in the second shot, could you please advise how you accomplished this? Thanks!

Ben H
10-30-2008, 08:40 AM
It's the same shot, before and after PP - apart from the overall lighting, the skin has been smoothed, the eyes brightened, and so on.

10-30-2008, 11:38 AM
That's right. The after is after PP in Lightroom and Photoshop