It's been a while since Ive participated in Fix it Friday over at I Heart Faces but I am sooooo glad I found the time today. I was having withdrawls! Head on over and see more fixes along with load and load of creativity!!!
Here is the ORIGINAL
Tint to negative 15
Contrast to negative 39
Clarity to + 10
Vibrance to negative 35
3. Opened image in PSE 8
4.Run Vanilla Pop Action ( I cannot remember who its from...*sniff*)
Grab Move Tool and drag vanilla pop layer to the original image. Drop opacity for Layer 1 to 68% and line up the two images. Put opacity back up too 100% Change Mode to Soft Light.
5. Layer> Flatten
6. Run Pioneer Woman's Define Sharp Action. Drop opacity of that layer to 60%.
8. Run Lemon and Honey Action ( by same creator of Vanilla Pop action)
Layer>Flatten (discard hidden images)
10. Layer> Duplicate Layer
11. Grab Burn tool
set size to 91 px
Burn (darken) grass and poles, but leave area around girls un-burned. (gives a glow effect to them)
* Drop opacity of Copy layer to 90%
13.Run Coffee Shop Babypowder Room Action
"smooth skin"layer-using white, soft 22 px brush set at 68% opacity, brush to smooth dkin on neck and cheek of Angie's Daughter ( girl in pink dress)
"lighten skin" layer-using soft, white, 9 px brush with opacity of the brush set to 68%, lighten skin under eyes of both girls.
"Eye Define" layer- using same brush and opacity settings as above steps, define eyes on both girls.
14. Layer> flatten
set Lighten Shadows slider to 30% ( this will lighten the girl in the white dress' hair just a bit)
16. Image>Rotate> Flip Horizontal