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PP critique: Is the photoshopping obvious here?

 
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Jul 02, 2014 13:05 |  #1

I made an ugly mistake with the photoshopping on this, but I'm wondering (hoping) if it only jumps out at me because I know it's there... any thing look off with this portrait to you? As always, any other critique is welcome, too! Thanks.


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Jul 02, 2014 15:30 |  #2

Colleen,
When I first looked at your image, the first place my eyes went to was the right side of her forehead (I guess it would be HER left side) but then it immediately went to her eye (her left, my right). I cannot stop staring at it. I'm not sure if theres something I should be noticing or if I just like her eyes. haha!

I love this photo though! She is adorable and I really like how the light is hitting her.

Fantastic Job!


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Jul 02, 2014 18:08 |  #3

There's a noticeable problem with the forehead.


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Jul 02, 2014 19:41 |  #4

Are the baby's eyes slightly overexposed? I'm not sure what's wrong, looks ok to me.


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Jul 02, 2014 20:45 |  #5

did you copy and paste her right eye into her left eye?


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Jul 02, 2014 20:49 as a reply to  @ lilkngster's post |  #6

^^^
Yeah, the eyes look as if one eye is looking slightly in a different direction.




  
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Jul 02, 2014 21:22 as a reply to  @ Sibil's post |  #7

Ya mucked up the shoot, then trying to fix it with PS...I'm trying to figure out how ya screwed up the eye to begin with. :confused:


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Jul 03, 2014 00:18 |  #8

I personally don't like the sepia tone and the background is WAY too busy.

What do the original eyes look like?


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Jul 03, 2014 04:33 |  #9

Sibil wrote in post #17008382 (external link)
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Yeah, the eyes look as if one eye is looking slightly in a different direction.

That condition is called lazy eye which is not unusual in babies/children. As they grow up, the eye normally correct itself. Of course unless, the OP modified the eye and the baby did not have a lazy eye.

Personally, I think is the hand. It's flatten a little too much at the area below the pinky finger?

Ah yes, I think I see it now. The dark circle around the iris of both eyes are too thick in one area and not the other.


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Jul 03, 2014 08:10 |  #10

I'm no expert, but,

My first thought was why her left eye needed to be so dark and the problem becomes clear when its lightened down, there is a thick black line around the eye making it look very deep in the head, the pp is also distorting the bridge of the nose. Though I think the average public wouldn't notice and just see a cute baby.

I would crop the left more tightly to the back of the head to give her face more prominence.


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Jul 03, 2014 08:58 |  #11

Meercat007 wrote in post #17009078 (external link)
I'm no expert, but,

My first thought was why her left eye needed to be so dark and the problem becomes clear when its lightened down, there is a thick black line around the eye making it look very deep in the head, the pp is also distorting the bridge of the nose. Though I think the average public wouldn't notice and just see a cute baby.

I would crop the left more tightly to the back of the head to give her face more prominence.

thats what I was about to say, the kid's left eye looks oddly shaped to the right, more rounded plus the nose seems to have had a knock on effect.



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Jul 03, 2014 09:04 |  #12

Left eye - it looks recessed and blackened around the inside of the eyelids.

It's a cute photo, but I'd agree you went too far with that PP, if indeed that's what we're supposed to be noticing.


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Jul 03, 2014 12:25 as a reply to  @ hokiealumnus's post |  #13

I'm guessing it's the dark vertical streak between her right eye and bridge of her nose.


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Jul 03, 2014 15:46 |  #14

did anybody hit it yet?

i would say the mistake is not cropping the image a whole bunch, but I don't think that's what you're talking about LOL - there's way too much junk in the background/sides to make this interesting


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Jul 03, 2014 18:19 |  #15

This is a first time I hear someone copy / pasting an eye ;)


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