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Morgue Creation Photo
Posts: 1,957
Marietta, Georgia, US


Did I do a good job? Is it to much?
http://a6.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc7/391992_260199970713316_167923959940918_751938_733554728_n.jpg
Dec 29 11 09:21 pm  Link  Quote 
Retoucher
Chaviit0
Posts: 2,233
Wenatchee, Washington, US


I think some contouring would make this picture a lot better!
I would also work a little more on her body (from the neck down).

Hmmm... I'm not loving those eyes; her right eye is too bright even though it's on a shadow.

Hope that helps!
Good luck!
Dec 29 11 09:45 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Leighthenubian
Posts: 2,602
Toronto, Ontario, Canada


It's not a flattering image composition/technically speaking...Personally I would ditch it and start over.

The exposure is very hot on the arms etc...fly away hairs, poor posing..
Dec 29 11 09:53 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Chuckarelei
Posts: 9,076
Seattle, Washington, US


As someone already pointed out, her right eye just stands out for the bad. Start over with a better exposed shot. Probably should use a longer lens as well.

Th texture of the hair is quite good.
Dec 29 11 10:45 pm  Link  Quote 
Retoucher
CREATOUCH by Soluchi
Posts: 45
New York, New York, US


Needs more work. Use the high end retouch method. Example below

BEFORE

http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/120101/10/4f00a2ae949b3.jpg


AFTER

http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/111126/18/4ed1a17fa57e5.jpg
Jan 01 12 10:45 am  Link  Quote 
Retoucher
The Invisible Touch
Posts: 705
Tarragona, Catalonia, Spain


CREATOUCH by Soluchi  wrote:
Needs more work. Use the high end retouch method. Example below

BEFORE

http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/120101/10/4f00a2ae949b3.jpg


AFTER

http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/111126/18/4ed1a17fa57e5.jpg

That's not high end retouching!!

Jan 03 12 06:38 am  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Neil Snape
Posts: 9,422
Paris, Île-de-France, France


MMP,

The eye in the shadow is just to PS lit. The stray hairs, well you have to do it 100% either keep em or loose them, Not sure if the thing that is coming out of her top on her back should stay, looks like a shoe horn. Overall it's okay, but lacks character. When you have such brilliant colour, you have to push for a balance , a play on soft hard, bright dark , saturated, desat, etc to make it work.

Ex of lots of clr http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/100402/06/4bb5f29c25522_m.jpg

ex of a side gel'd shadow but with less imapct

http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/090127/06/497f1d802b558_m.jpg
Jan 03 12 07:31 am  Link  Quote 
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