Friday, March 26, 2010

Fix It Friday---I Heart Faces


Original
My Fix #1 How I fixed it:
1.Layer>Duplicate Layer
2.Layer>New Adjustment Layer>Brightness/Contrast
( I played around with the controls till I was happy with how she looked)
3.Layer>Adjustment Layer>Levels
(Ibrought the black slider on the left down a bit to clear out the fuzziness)
4.Layer>New Adjustment layer>Brightness/Contrast
(again, played around with the controls)
5.Layer>New Adjustment Layer>Hue/Saturation
(do you see a patern developing??? PLAY WITH THE CONTROLS!)
6.Lastly,I grabbed the sponge tool and lightly saturated her lips to bring out the pretty pink in them.)
7. Flatten and save!

My Fix #2
How I fixed it:
1.Duplicate Layer
2.Filter>Adjustments>Gradient Map>Black and White
3.Layer>New Adjustment Layer>Bright/Contrast
Set Bright to 60
Contrast to 9
4. Grab the Quick Selection tool-click on both iris'
5.Layer>New Adjustment Layer>Bright/Contrast
Bright-49
Contrast- negative 11
6. Layer> New Adjustment Layer>Levels
Black Level-22
Middle-1.5
White-238
7.Image>Rotate>Flip horizantal
8.Enhance>Adjust Lighting>Shadow/Highlights
Light Shadows-56%
Dark highlights-24%
Midtone Contrast-33%
9. Select sponge tool set to 20 px
Mode-saturate
(darkened eyelashes and iris' a bit)
10. Layer>Flatten Image
11. SAVE!



5 comments:

Buckeroomama said...

I like your first edit. :)

candacesoon said...

Wow...you are so talented at this! I love them both and how creative that you flipped the pic in the 2nd one. Really changes the look of it!

Bridget said...

I like your second edit. I thought about flipping it too! Good idea!

RM @ LMMP said...

Great edit!

Josh, Steph, The Boys and Maddie said...

You nailed this edit! Beautiful! Great job. I am going to have to give this a try later when I have a free moment