need help to make this more interesting

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  1. Kofman13

    Kofman13 TPF Noob!

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    take a look at this pic i did for a friend today. what can i do in photoshop thats relatively easy to understand that will make this picture more visceral and popping
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    Contrast adjustment. I'd say curves, but that's not as straightforward as contrast. Better yet, use a levels adjustment layer.
     
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    Heal the mark on the nose.
     
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    here is a cleaned up picture
     
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    KmH Helping photographers learn to fish Supporting Member

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    Is it a JPEG? or RAW?
     
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    bigtwinky No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    Fear my photoshop skills (ok, its a 2 min job lol, and yes, I suck a PS)

    Levels, Contrast, slight saturation, Gaussian blur at 50% or so wiht a horrible cutout job on the hair lol

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    hah thats great... what you need is some lens flares!!!! jk
     
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    KmH Helping photographers learn to fish Supporting Member

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    So it's ok after after all, to edit your images? Your profile say's otherwise!
     

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