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PWF Retouch
Posts: 290
Jacksonville, North Carolina, US


I added this retouch last week and haven't received a single comment. I got the image from a retouch thread and when I put my work back up, I saw most retouchers that did it, just covered the eye with more hair, instead of making the eye visible. I am really proud of this retouch. What is your opinion?


http://i969.photobucket.com/albums/ae175/jennym79_photos/Untitled-12.jpg
Sep 13 12 01:06 am  Link  Quote 
Retoucher
Mike Needham Retouching
Posts: 369
Cheltenham, England, United Kingdom


I like what you did with the eye through the hair. Now it's time to smooth the hair flyaway's and to d&b the skin and remove peach fuzz.
Sep 13 12 02:21 pm  Link  Quote 
Retoucher
PWF Retouch
Posts: 290
Jacksonville, North Carolina, US


Mike Needham Retouching wrote:
I like what you did with the eye through the hair. Now it's time to smooth the hair flyaway's and to d&b the skin and remove peach fuzz.

Awesome! thanks!

Sep 13 12 04:35 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Rebecca Christine
Posts: 7,068
Chester, England, United Kingdom


I find it hard to explain where I am indicating to on an image so, with your permission, I'd like to post a copy of your retouch with just a few circles of things you've possibly missed or could improve??
Sep 13 12 05:19 pm  Link  Quote 
Retoucher
PWF Retouch
Posts: 290
Jacksonville, North Carolina, US


RebeccaChristine wrote:
I find it hard to explain where I am indicating to on an image so, with your permission, I'd like to post a copy of your retouch with just a few circles of things you've possibly missed or could improve??

Sure, please do

Sep 13 12 06:05 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Rebecca Christine
Posts: 7,068
Chester, England, United Kingdom


Okay so you did a great job as is but there's just a few little things that would make this photo even better if fixed.
There's a blotch of make up or something under one of the eyes.. a lot of flyaways, the visible eye is a bit too white in the corners to be realistic and there's a few skin tone blemishes on the llamas face

https://fbcdn-photos-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-snc7/318357_10151146723957570_1600082260_a.jpg

Here's just a real quick example to show you what I'm talking about too
https://fbcdn-sphotos-a-a.akamaihd.net/ … 0416_n.jpg
Not perfect because it's past 2am but all I did was fix the things I circled and just gave the skin a quick go-over.

Good luck!
Sep 13 12 06:16 pm  Link  Quote 
Retoucher
ChelleyCredible Retouch
Posts: 450
Boston, Massachusetts, US


I see that you did fix up her lips a bit but towards the corners they still look a bit clumpy. Where you removed the hair for her eye to be visible is obvious that a lot of retouching was done in that area. The color and skin texture are very different from rest of image. Kind of like over cloned/blurred. Everyone else said everything else I was going to mention. I do like the eye itself !
Sep 15 12 02:43 pm  Link  Quote 
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