Posted 19 March 2005 - 01:57 AM
Did you use the smoothing tool and color balancer or what? What app did u use?
No Photoshop for me *cry* just Paintshop Pro v. 5 since it was free at the time.
I outlined the mismatched part and tweaked the RGB values to get rid of the worst of that orange glow. Then I just smudged and softened around. I also redrew the nostril line but looking at the original that may not have been necessary.
You did a nice job of recovering detail in the overexposed parts of the original.
Just a tip I've had pointed out to me, apologies if you already know all this, but you want to check your jpg compression settings. Looking at the hat brim, in the original it's a clean black whereas in your edited image it's spotted with grey boxes. This can be due to over aggressive settings for jpg compression, which occurs when you edit an image and save it as a jpeg file (particularly if you edit several times). I've dropped my jpg compression back to 10% and I never edit in jpeg format if I can help it (I learned my lesson).
Hope this is of some help.
Edited by Rimmer, 19 March 2005 - 01:59 AM.
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