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Offline Lynnya

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Three friends on the couch
« on: July 17, 2019, 03:07:02 PM »
Hi gang.. question is.. is this pattern around the blue flowers on the collar or damage.. or damaged pattern.. I'm thinking it's pattern but would like opinions..



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Re: Three friends on the couch
« Reply #1 on: July 17, 2019, 03:18:35 PM »
We vote pattern.  :)

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Re: Three friends on the couch
« Reply #2 on: July 17, 2019, 03:49:15 PM »
I vote pattern
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Re: Three friends on the couch
« Reply #3 on: July 18, 2019, 10:24:50 AM »
Hi gang.. never mind the pattern.. three totally different skin tones!!!  :D  comments please..





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Re: Three friends on the couch
« Reply #4 on: July 18, 2019, 12:00:40 PM »
I think yours is very blue. Take a look at this color correction (of the original) which is part getting a neutral gray (from the wall) and part adjusting the blast of flash in the center and shadow falloff around the edges which helps the colors look a bit better

The fact that the three women probably had very different skin tones in real life means I don't think you need uniformity in the image - just something that looks real. See what you think of this color



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Re: Three friends on the couch
« Reply #5 on: July 19, 2019, 08:30:42 AM »
Thanks Jo Ann.. looks better.. :up:
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Re: Three friends on the couch
« Reply #6 on: July 19, 2019, 11:40:57 AM »
Lynn, I agree with Jo Ann about the skin tones and the woman on your far right is a challenge. I couldn't decide if she had a dark sun tan or that was her natural color. For once I did just a Level's Adjustment where I brought in the sliders to correct and did not do a Curves Adjustment. I also agree about the flash in the center and the fallout, but kept wondering if the wall was a neutral gray or a light blue. When I did the Level's Adjustment, the color stayed consistent throughout. I also wondered if the pinkish cast on the wall was a case of the flash bouncing off the woman's pink blouse.  I left the woman's skin tone color alone on the right, but really wanted it a little lighter, so added a new layer with the mode set to "soft light" and checked the box for: "Fill with soft light-neutral color (50% gray). I took a soft brush and a low opacity with foreground set to white and brushed over parts of her face to lighten.



« Last Edit: July 19, 2019, 11:47:24 AM by Mhayes »
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Re: Three friends on the couch
« Reply #7 on: July 19, 2019, 01:07:15 PM »
Thanks Margie.. I did adjust it and sent it in and it was accepted but can do more on it and resend..OK I messed with it some ... how's this..lightened the woman on the left a little..



« Last Edit: July 19, 2019, 01:48:30 PM by Lynnya »
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Re: Three friends on the couch
« Reply #8 on: July 19, 2019, 02:14:29 PM »
Much better Lynn.  :up:
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Re: Three friends on the couch
« Reply #9 on: July 19, 2019, 02:30:16 PM »
Thanks Margie I'll resend them in  :up:
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Re: Three friends on the couch
« Reply #10 on: July 19, 2019, 02:59:10 PM »
Looks lovely on our wee screen Lynn. 🤗 👍

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Re: Three friends on the couch
« Reply #11 on: July 19, 2019, 03:29:50 PM »
Thanks Lyn :)
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