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Offline Lynnya

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Little brides maid
« on: August 12, 2019, 08:20:59 AM »
Hi guys.. wondering about the skin color on this image.. regular levels adjustment gave them a very icy look.. adjusted the numbers for a better skin tone but is it too much? What can you see please?









reduced the opacity to 60%.. is this better?




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Re: Little brides maid
« Reply #1 on: August 12, 2019, 10:47:19 AM »
Hi Lynn. I too found this outdoor scene a bit tricky for the skin tones. Hannie's tip helped me so I applied it to the first of your images at the top. Duped the layer and then added Image > Auto Color. If you want, you could tweak it a bit more. See if it helps. Good luck.




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Re: Little brides maid
« Reply #2 on: August 12, 2019, 12:45:44 PM »
Thanks Lyn... I'll try that.. :up:
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Re: Little brides maid
« Reply #3 on: August 14, 2019, 12:32:37 PM »
Hi all.. back at it again.. this is with an auto tone - auto color- and a curves adjust to bring down the white highlights.. what do you think.. no repairs done yet..



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Re: Little brides maid
« Reply #4 on: August 14, 2019, 03:21:27 PM »
Hi Lynn. It's almost there. Did a tiny tweak with Curves for the faces and then added a Hue/Sat for the whites. Set my Info palette so you can see the before/after numbers. Know you prefer the CMYK skin method so maybe compare that to this RGB info. Hopefully the color gurus will weigh in. Good luck.  :)





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Re: Little brides maid
« Reply #5 on: August 14, 2019, 03:53:41 PM »
The girl definitely needs some color. I made a cmyk copy and ran a curves. I have my curves set to: white= 247,247,247. Blacks= 7,7,7. White dropper on the shirt cuff, black near his lapel.

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Re: Little brides maid
« Reply #6 on: August 14, 2019, 03:58:48 PM »
 :up: :up:

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Re: Little brides maid
« Reply #7 on: August 14, 2019, 04:01:59 PM »
Great thanks ladies... I'll mess with it.. :up:
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Re: Little brides maid
« Reply #8 on: August 14, 2019, 04:06:42 PM »
hows this.. Nah.. still not right.. I forgot to turn it into cmyk.. I'll redo.. standby for the next installment...



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Re: Little brides maid
« Reply #9 on: August 15, 2019, 10:03:41 AM »
Good morning all..

Can you please take a look and see how this skin color is heading...Thanks..



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Re: Little brides maid
« Reply #10 on: August 15, 2019, 12:02:35 PM »
Looks better Lynn, what if you ad a color balance layer and move the cyan some to the right (14) en  the yellow to the left (-6)?  That way it will be closer to Kiska's.
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Re: Little brides maid
« Reply #11 on: August 15, 2019, 12:11:38 PM »
Thanks Hannie will try that now..

how's this...



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Re: Little brides maid
« Reply #12 on: August 16, 2019, 12:39:10 PM »
Color looks great Lynn.

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Re: Little brides maid
« Reply #13 on: August 16, 2019, 12:54:13 PM »
Thanks Lyn.. can you take your eagle eyes over this and see what's missing... thanks a bunch..



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Re: Little brides maid
« Reply #14 on: August 16, 2019, 01:00:12 PM »
Looks great Lynn!  :up:
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