A photo that I wanted to share

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  1. sapphirebluejojo

    sapphirebluejojo TPF Noob!

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    Please tell me what you think. I know the shadow on the face I need to fix. Im still trying to figure that out, but other than that do you all see anything I need to fix?
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    Sapphaire :)


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    OPPs... the bigger picture is in the comment below...Sry!
     
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    sapphirebluejojo TPF Noob!

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    Ok, there we go... got the larger photo on here... lol
     
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    use fill flash or a reflector next time to light the face better. Also the saturation seems too high.
     
  4. subscuck

    subscuck No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    You're definately improving. Focus is much better, but I agree, saturation is still just a little much. You can make a reflector with some foam board from the local hardware/home improvement store, in a pinch, even a piece of poster board would work. This is a case where your pop up flash might be just enough for some fill flash. Nice progress.
     
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    BuS_RiDeR No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    +1 ^^
     
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    i LIKE that! very cute kid! your right, the shadow needs fixing but i think its a good quality :)
     
  7. KmH

    KmH Helping photographers learn to fish Supporting Member

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    IMO, portraits are entirely about faces.

    The hat is blownout and dominates the heavily shaded face. So does the white vignette. As mentioned the image is over saurated globally. Since all posted photos only have an 8-bit depth, any additional editing is really limited.
    I recovered the blown hat AMAP, de-saturated somewhat and dodged her face.

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    Derrel Mr. Rain Cloud

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    The original is excessively saturated...the greens will look bad when printed...the flesh tones are oversaturated...KmH's edit reduces the saturation drastically,and lightens up the shaded face, making the photo shine through...it's a cute pictures of a cute little girl, so being able to see her face makes the connection with her much better.
     

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