Rob Mac Studio wrote:
The original really doesn't have a lot going for it in my opinion in terms of lighting.make up styling, composition.
The retouch seems to accentuate alot of what was wrong in the first place.
I would concentrate on trying to take better photographs with post work in mind.
Sorry if this sounds harsh.
Don't worry is not a picture for portfolio just a practice photograph to try new retouching techniques and practice. I'm not offended, I honestly just picked a random photo from a batch.