If you wish to keep your text, you could also put an overlay like you did with the title on top and the bottom. It remove some of the details, but if you judge the text is giving important information that you need to pass along, it's a sacrifice that needs to be made.
also, now I find the top...
That's some character he got right there.
I love the second shot, he got some serious character right there. Posing, angle of view, focus, everything is spot on.
For the first however, her expression just doesn't feel right for me, feel like she's trying too hard? That's the feeling I get...
My opinion of this is that since we're in an era where literally everyone owning a smartphone is a photographer, the customers have grown accustomed to seeing "bad/okay" pictures and has lowered it's standard for professional imagery as well as a result.
How many time do you see those badly...
Just a tiny heads up, if you do that for a client, you might want to TELL them you're actually going to do it so they don't end up surprised. I learned that the hard way when I started.
Also, it's not fake, it's "enhanced" :biggrinangelA:
If you do not want to completely remove them, I do not...
That is Tact.... soft! (Please don't hurt me).
You know, I actually like it. It's different from what you normally see and the general texture give it more the impression of a painting than a photograph. Did you added the grain or was it out of camera?
Then again, the traditionalist in me...
A picture snapped from my grandfather having fun with two tiny balloons.
He's normally the "serious accountant" type of guy, so it was a very funny moment for everyone. Hope you like it.
It was hard framing him because the moment he realized I took a picture he immediately stopped, lol
The hair fade at the edge near the left ( her actual left ) which immediately told me it was composite.
Don't know what you used to cut the render off but I generally use the technique of making a bold selection around the subject I want to cut and then use the "refine edge" tool with smart...
I'm trying to find a synonym of "rusty" to play with it and say "good" in the way of "that's some rusty shot!" But it doesn't work the way I want it to. :sadface
"I love it!" will have to suffice I guess. No witty point for me today.