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Author Topic: Me and my pocket book  (Read 422 times)

Offline Shadow

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Me and my pocket book
« on: October 09, 2018, 05:30:11 PM »
This little cutie could use some extra eyes please. What say all of you?






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Re: Me and my pocket book
« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2018, 06:04:47 PM »
Oh lyn..on my tiny phone looks adorable!
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Re: Me and my pocket book
« Reply #2 on: October 09, 2018, 08:03:48 PM »
I think it's 96% of the way there, but needs a bit of overall contrast and some of the darker and faded areas evened out.

Here's something that I hope explains what I mean




I didn't include the second screen mask as it was just a few areas - like the girl's socks - that needed a little extra lift. The Contrast layer is just a curves adjustment layer with the black point and white point moved in a bit. You could play with the curve if you thought it needed it when you're looking at the full size image.

Let me know if you have questions (I don't want to belabor the point if it's already clear :))
« Last Edit: October 09, 2018, 08:05:26 PM by Jo Ann Snover »
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Re: Me and my pocket book
« Reply #3 on: October 09, 2018, 09:13:50 PM »
Thanks Lynn and thanks Jo Ann. Always appreciate the screen shots. Made perfect sense.

Better?



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Re: Me and my pocket book
« Reply #4 on: October 09, 2018, 10:31:12 PM »
It is better. I think the socks are still a little dark - even if the lower draperies are in shadow, I think the socks would be lit. I think it's that dark brown staining that made the lower front section so dark.
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Re: Me and my pocket book
« Reply #5 on: October 10, 2018, 09:01:29 AM »
Looks lovely Lyn.. I agree with Jo Ann that the sox could be a little whiter..
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Re: Me and my pocket book
« Reply #6 on: October 10, 2018, 02:35:10 PM »
Lyn, can't add much to what has already been said. Big improvement and one tiny suggestion might be to have just a little darker around where she is sitting so that she doesn't look like she is floating.
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Re: Me and my pocket book
« Reply #7 on: October 10, 2018, 05:19:22 PM »
Thanks for the good eyes and suggestions gang! Final?



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Re: Me and my pocket book
« Reply #8 on: October 11, 2018, 12:27:19 AM »
 :up:
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Re: Me and my pocket book
« Reply #9 on: October 11, 2018, 04:52:13 AM »
One more suggestion for your already beautiful restore Shadow:  perhaps one of those Multiply layers like Jo Ann did with a layer mask and then brush over the girl's face, sweater and top part of her pants?  (you can vary the opacity of the brush and/or layer)
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Re: Me and my pocket book
« Reply #10 on: October 11, 2018, 06:27:17 PM »
Thanks Margie and Hannie. Added that Curves/Multiply ... see if this brings it home.



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Re: Me and my pocket book
« Reply #11 on: October 11, 2018, 06:53:37 PM »
Oh yes it does!!!
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Offline Jo Ann Snover

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Re: Me and my pocket book
« Reply #12 on: October 11, 2018, 07:29:05 PM »
That's looking very nice indeed.
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Re: Me and my pocket book
« Reply #13 on: October 11, 2018, 10:52:37 PM »
She looks great!  :up:
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Re: Me and my pocket book
« Reply #14 on: October 12, 2018, 06:42:29 AM »
Beautiful!  :up2:
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