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Old November 18th, 2012, 02:18 PM
Garth Williams Garth Williams is offline
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Hey guys!

here is in image I recently retouhced for a photographer... Let me know what you guys think :)

I made speed video of me retouching it on youtube. You can check that out here if you like :http://youtu.be/hdx6gbj75UQ

here you can see before and after hover over: http://featheredpixelsrs.deviantart.com/#/d5ktwtc

I also made a slow video explaining my process here : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cQEWUa9iWwc <sory about my annoying voice lol

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Old November 22nd, 2012, 12:04 AM
Asher Kelman Asher Kelman is offline
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Garth,

It's interesting to see how others process their images. This is far more brutal than I would do, but then this does define a style of yours, and that's what it should do. I never thought of actually retouching flowers, but you did this as well. Why didn't I think of that?

I spent some time going through your links. I wonder why the original was illuminated the way it was with a shadow over the neck.

Thanks for sharing. I'll be spending more time on the slower version of the video.

Asher
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