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Jan 31, 2011

Before n After - People

Hey, just posting some before and after images. Some of the edits I have done in the past that have delivered satisfaction. In this photo I went from basic to extreme, personally, I like the middle one, not too much, not too little.
Collin Scott, photography, editing, photoshop, retouch, art, people, South Africa, artography

Now here was a nice fun shot to work with, this girl though very shy and nervous still managed to deliver some stunners. Here is the original image...

Collin Scott, photography, editing, photoshop, retouch, art, people, South Africa, artography

...and with a little touching up, magazine-like finish.

Collin Scott, photography, editing, photoshop, retouch, art, people, South Africa, artography My niece came and stood by me while I was photographing some scenery, I think it's a cool shot... Collin Scott, photography, editing, photoshop, retouch, art, people, South Africa, artography ...in black and white, with some shadow/highlight adjustments. Collin Scott, photography, editing, photoshop, retouch, art, people, South Africa, artography Her sister, playing on the stairs, so I perched my camera against the wall and got this one... Collin Scott, photography, editing, photoshop, retouch, art, people, South Africa, artography ... so after a lighting, contrast adjustment and a soft blurred layer (with some cleaning up) the result is quite pleasing and one for the books. Collin Scott, photography, editing, photoshop, retouch, art, people, South Africa, artography A year end dance... shot the lovely couple and had fun. Downside, backgrounds were not always pleasing... Collin Scott, photography, editing, photoshop, retouch, art, people, South Africa, artography ...enter clone tool! Some time to get it right without chopping an arm or anything of the sort. Collin Scott, photography, editing, photoshop, retouch, art, people, South Africa, artography
Well, for now, just some retouch images.