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Jakub Kusmierz
Posts: 77
Stuttgart, Baden-W├╝rttemberg, Germany

Hey there smile

basically i need advice on what to do better on my images, What am i lacking, what could i do better?

I want to start as a freelance retoucher but i don't feel ready yet so i'm here smile

Jun 29 12 02:08 am  Link  Quote 
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Posts: 6,687
Ankara, Ankara, Turkey

well you definitely need some beauty head shots big_smile

did you take any classes from Petrova or did you figure out her style yourself?
Jun 29 12 07:42 am  Link  Quote 
Jakub Kusmierz
Posts: 77
Stuttgart, Baden-W├╝rttemberg, Germany

haha yeah i m working on a few headshots right now. I wanna do them with d&b mostly for the true beauty part and i'm still practicing with hair retouching a lot.

About Petrova. I googled her and on first thought i didn't know who she was but her site reminds me that i visited it a year ago or so and i was stunned by her images back then.
But no i wasn't quite aiming for that kind of look. It just came while retouching simply out of a feeling that it had too look like this. That image series was simply perfect for this gloomy,warm desaturated look so i went for it piece by piece something was missing and corrected until the finished product. More of a lucky strike i'd say.

But i take it as a big compliment! smile

I somehow have the feeling that i have a slight problem with sharpening my fashion retouches. I don't have that feeling mastered if its too oversharpened partly or if it's not enough and not quite sure what parts to sharpen. I mostly sharpen eyes and lips slightly and what the model is wearing.
Jun 29 12 10:31 am  Link  Quote 
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