Something Different

filed under: Miscellaneous on June 5, 2009

I have never done this before, mostly because I have no idea what I am doing, but I thought I'd give it a try anyway. 

i heart faces has fix it friday where you can take a picture (that they have chosen) and then edit it.  Check out the modifications done by their great in house team!

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Here is the original:

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And here is how I edited it:

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I went into "image">adjustments>brightness/contrast to boost the brightness and add more contrast

then filer>blur>surface blur to get a nice smooth face

I used the patch tool to take out the dark circles under his eyes and the vein above his right eye.

I also used the dodge and burn tool on his eyes to create a little more depth.

Then, added a PW boost at 20% to add some color.

 

I think I should try this with my own pictures! lol  I kinda like the result. 

Of course, its hard to mess up perfection… isn't this little boy dreamy??  Talk about a charmer!

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  • Rhiann says:

    Amanda, Thanks for the comment. Yours looks GREAT too. What fab job!! I love Fix it Friday!! Hope to see you every week!!

  • rebecca says:

    Great job…sounds like you do know what you are doing! At least more than I do.

  • Aubrey says:

    Thanks! I love how you brightened yours up…I will have to figure out all those cool tools that you used. 🙂

  • Amanda Jo says:

    Great job! It looks good!!

  • he & me +3 says:

    You did awesome. I love what you did to his eyes. Dreamy is right.

  • Melanie says:

    So cute! I just love it.

  • Launa says:

    Seriously this is your first time? Awesome job!! See you next week!

  • Crystal says:

    you did awesome with your edit… his eyes look great!

  • Stephanie says:

    LOVE THE EYES!

  • JanMary, N Ireland says:

    LOVE what you did 🙂
    I always look at these but have never taken part (yet!)

  • Shayla says:

    WOW that is awesome!
    I wish I could figure out how to do all that!!!

  • sid says:

    For the 1st time great job!
    i played too, please check out my edits and let me know what you think gentry0806.blogspot.com

  • Michelle G says:

    Excellent fix girlie!