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December 3rd, 2006, 08:54 AM
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so i figure its about time i get my butt down here lol...im stephanie mommy to kyleigh (14 mos)
i went to school for photography (high school and some college work) but im used to film not digital...i have a dark room set up in my house for like the past 5 yrs maybe...in the beginning i hated digital but now im liking it

so heres some help i need...this pic is NOT my best work by far!! since i had my daughter i havent really been into photography like i used to be.....well i needed to get my Xmas cards going so i used my digital camera (cannon powershot A80) and i had to use the flash my daughter is so washed out in the picture, i could fix this in the dark room but i cant get it right in photoshop.......i can change the rest of the picture but her face is soooooo white and light....anyone got anytips?? im working with photoshop 7.0 heres the pic, i know its not centered or anything but im going to fix the rest after i can figure out how to fix her lol




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December 3rd, 2006, 07:46 PM
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Is there anyway that you might be able to take the picture in natural light so the flash doesn't go off. Maybe during the day with the window open and the picture taken from another angle would help. I am just guessing. I am sure there is probably someone on here that can tell you more than I can.
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December 3rd, 2006, 11:04 PM
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I would definitely try a reshoot if you have the time...you can lighten up the darker areas, but there's no getting the detail back in the spots that are blown...it's much easier to fix it if it's a bit underexposed then when it's overexposed.
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December 4th, 2006, 07:37 AM
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Thanks girls!! I have some other pictures to work with but i like that one bc shes smiling...its sooo hard to get good pics of this kid, even random shots she wont even look at me (she stubborn!!) i'll post the pic im using when im finished with the cards!


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December 4th, 2006, 03:56 PM
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Not a great improvement, but it's a fair attempt I think. I used a USM, brightened in curves, then erased back her face with the history brush, increased contrast, then used the burn brush around the edges. I don't know if this is what you were looking for or not.

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December 4th, 2006, 03:59 PM
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WOW!!! its much better lol thank u soooo much!!!!! thank u!!!!!
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