Lesson 1 Photo 5

© Laura Greene

Lesson 1 Photo 5

Uploaded: November 15, 2011


This subject is someone I do know. She is very theatrical and musically trained. The eye makeup is a must for her...however I believe her eyesight is not quite what it used to be and I "fixed" the eye liner where it went askew. Her right eye was squinted so I used "liquify" to open it up and "cloned" the flash from her left eye to match. The sun was completely out of sight behind mountains and trees, my husband was holding a large white foam board as a reflector

Exif: F Number: 7.1, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/160 seconds, Flash: fired, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 109.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II


Mayra Thompson level-addict November 17, 2011


You captured your friend's (kind?) personality and warmth. A lovely portrait.

So, "liquify" to open it up? I have to try that. Great work.

Mayra #1423724

Phyllis A. Houghton level-deluxe November 17, 2011

I have to get some plug-ins and learn this Language! You did marvelously. #9814930

Laura Greene November 17, 2011

Thank you Mayra and Phyllis. Phyllis, liquify is a CS5 filter. #9815332

Phyllis A. Houghton level-deluxe November 19, 2011

Oh well. I have a PSE9. Thanks Laura. #9819851

Kim Andelkovic November 22, 2011

Beautiful portrait Laura :-) #9825576

Laura Greene November 29, 2011

Thanks, Kim! #9837763

Irene Colling level-classic December 03, 2011

Great portrait photography Laura.

Thanks for explaining your technique. Using a white board for shadowless light worked perfectly for this shot.

Your skillfull use of editing tools is so perfect that no one would guess what you had done. #9845818

Laura Greene December 08, 2011

Thank you very mucy, Irene! #9853882

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