Friday, February 6, 2009

i heart faces - Fix it Friday #1

I am absolutely loving the i heart faces site! They have now launched a Fix-It Friday post where you are to take a picture they have provided and then post process it yourself. Since I am still trying to better my photography and post editing skills, this website is proving to be such a great teaching tool.

Here is the before:

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And here are two "solutions" I came up with using my free 30-day-trial of Photoshop CS4:

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17 comments:

Rosa said...

I love #2. It is a great boost in details and colors. Fantastic!

Dana-from chaos to Grace said...

LOVE that crackle finish!! I haven't learned those yet. No textures for me yet! LOL

theArthurClan said...

I love the richness of the tones in the first photo and the sepia is beautiful!

I'm also loving your oh-so-positive, wonderful attitude about our site. You put a big smile on my face just now!

So glad you played along with us today. :)

~Angie
co-founder of I ♥ Faces

lifesignatures said...

I really like the second photo. Good job!

Teresa said...

Wow! Your photos look awesome! I love the contrast and colors and tones...also the crispness!

Josie said...

Great Job!! I'm also new to I heart faces and love it!! Its a great challenge isn't it?

Laura said...

Both are fantastic...the color and her eyes really pop in the first one. How do you like CS4?

Bethany Haile Photography said...

I LOVE the first one you did! Its perfect!

Amber said...

Hiya!! I definately like #2 best! Hope you are having a good week.

*~♥Verja♥~* said...

I love both of them! You did that?
* shock and awe *
That's amazing! I love how the colors pop in the second one, and the sepia just looks so...Soft. Makes me want to touch it. You did an amazing job. I am STUNNED. Honestly.

I love it!

Lolli said...

Good job! I am going to try my hand at it today, too.

Dawn said...

Girl! Those are awesome!! I love the second one!!

Good job!

drewmark19 said...

In both, you really made the freckles stand out which I think is such a cool feature on this girl. Very nice! (And awesome job with trying out Photoshop for the first time...as I understand it, that program has a bit of a learning curve.) I have Elements and want the full version of Photoshop so bad! :)

Debbie said...

That is really cool!

Soul Skittles said...

I think I like the sepia one better, but the first one has great color, and it's nice and sharp! Nice editing

the RaMbLeR said...

WOW! These look great!

I just found this site but had not truly 'researched' it. Looks like I need to. :)

I'm still trying to figure out how to use my camera.

Life with Kaishon said...

Really great work. I am impressed.