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Jul 30, 2015 09:08 |  #16

tdlavigne wrote in post #17633218 (external link)
Generally speaking I advise everyone to avoid blurring skin.

Blurring is fine if you're familiar with blending and masking techniques to use in conjunction (you address this point later in your post above, but starting with this statement is a little misleading). In lightroom, the "skin softening" adjustment brush does okay and opacity can be controlled. Not perfect or precise, but for quick touchups (especially for fast proofs) it's fine.


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