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Dec 08, 2010 05:41 |  #1

Walking down the local market. A group of three people were playing instruments.
Speed, focus...and this is the "wonderful picture"....
Using PS, you can convert this bad picture into a this (less bad) one


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Dec 08, 2010 06:40 |  #2

Sorry, but both are terrible (in my opinion).

1st - Feet cut off, cluttered background, subject is too isolated for my liking, looks slightly OOF on his face.
2nd - I'm not sure what you're trying to achieve here, but this looks ridiculous. Not only has he been cut out in PS badly, but I just don't really understand what the point of cutting him out in the first place is.


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Dec 08, 2010 07:37 |  #3

I see what he's doing, and I understand. I like the concept of the cut out, maybe convert to black and white. I do agree though that the PS job is not quite print-worthy (look at the hair/sideburns).


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Dec 08, 2010 08:04 |  #4

Maybe leave the hat on and make it a grey tone?


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Dec 08, 2010 09:12 |  #5

obkcaptain wrote in post #11415396 (external link)
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Using PS, you can convert this bad picture into a this (less bad) one

It didnt work ;)


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Dec 08, 2010 12:07 |  #6

sometimes (actually most times) you just gotta call a bad picture a bad picture, and leave it alone and come back next day and maybe try again :)


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Dec 08, 2010 13:59 |  #7

I'll give you credit for effort. At least the original photo has some sort of "story" to it, some interest in the background trying to place where he might be ..


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Dec 08, 2010 13:59 as a reply to  @ banpreso's post |  #8

Obviously this is the worst way to (almost) recover an error...
Really is a bad picture. Bad PS.
Many thanks for your comments.
So Isn't my work ... I've posted this photo to convice a friend of mine...
He wants to simulate "dark scene"
This is mi humble contribution trying to recover a bad photo.
Focus is....I said. When a picture is bad, is bad. Nothing else.


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Dec 08, 2010 14:11 |  #9

It just looks to OOF.

And since the feet are cut off I would crop even further, halfway to the knees.

To at least try to make it look intentional lol


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Dec 08, 2010 14:13 |  #10

If you gotta save it, just clone out the bike and put the gray wall in its place.




  
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