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another pic to view please
« on: January 23, 2012, 11:03:06 PM »



Still some to clean up .... ;D....partically on the top.

Not sure I can do anymore on the bottom 2 thirds.

Might be sending this one back after a couple more tweeks

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Re: another pic to view please
« Reply #1 on: January 24, 2012, 09:26:28 AM »
Very smart Battleaxe, how you made the reflection of the trees in the background and the water directly behind the 2 girls.
I notice that the water partly runs over the 2 girls, it needs a little more masking in that area.
It may also help if you lowered the opacity of the water reflected trees some and darken/blur the water right behind the girls?

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Re: another pic to view please
« Reply #2 on: January 24, 2012, 11:12:16 AM »
Thanks Hannie,
  I will look over my masking.

 The tree water reflection is so high because of the damage, that was the lowest opacity/ fill I could put it.  I'll try high blurring the damage underneath, then try it again.

The girl without glasses is so damaged  I'll try again to repair her better.

I used the river water my husband had in his files (hope that was alright).  He is a photographer. Mostly landscapes. I tried to use what was in the pic but it was too splotchy. Couldn't find a big enough area. 

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Re: another pic to view please
« Reply #3 on: January 24, 2012, 12:20:46 PM »
Hi Nancy,

What a difficult photo!  You've really come a long way on it, hang in there.  Thank you for taking it on.  On this portion of the original I zoomed in 300% and used the spot healing tool at 3px to clean up the young ladyís face.  This method preserves an amazing amount of detail.

I think you could probably select her arm on the left of your photo and layer via copy, edit, transform, flip and use on the right side. 



« Last Edit: January 24, 2012, 12:37:51 PM by Pat »
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Re: another pic to view please
« Reply #4 on: January 24, 2012, 12:45:03 PM »
Thanks Pat will do

The girls have their own PSD files

I have toned down the waves, blended them in ( no white caps), and blurred the reflections on the top

did agressive dust and scratch removal at the top

will post it soon


Again thanks everyone

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Re: another pic to view please
« Reply #5 on: January 26, 2012, 02:49:01 PM »



Here is my latest try.  The girl with no glasses does not have any detail except for the face.
Tried to blend the water as best I could.  Think this is my last try with this one.

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Re: another pic to view please
« Reply #6 on: January 26, 2012, 03:49:04 PM »
Nancy youíve done a really nice job on an exceptionally difficult photo!  :up2:  

One thing needs just a little more attention.  The girl with the glasses seems to have a white outline right at the crown of her head between her hair and the water which is a little distracting.  
« Last Edit: January 26, 2012, 04:13:14 PM by Pat »
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Re: another pic to view please
« Reply #7 on: January 27, 2012, 09:39:58 AM »
Thanks Pat,
  There seems to be a bit of a white smudge beside the other girl too, and along the bottom.  Must of got too close with the healing brush. Will clone the errors out.


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Re: another pic to view please
« Reply #8 on: January 27, 2012, 12:58:45 PM »


Finished???

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Re: another pic to view please
« Reply #9 on: January 27, 2012, 03:41:36 PM »
Great job Nancy  :up:
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Re: another pic to view please
« Reply #10 on: January 27, 2012, 08:16:50 PM »
Nancy,

After a lot of hard work, a very nice restore.

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Re: another pic to view please
« Reply #11 on: January 28, 2012, 01:04:11 AM »
Nancy, great job on a tough one!  :up:

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