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elsa hoffmann

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Best retoucher on the globe - true story
« on: January 13, 2018, 12:39:27 »
https://fstoppers.com/humor/worst-portrait-session-ever-goes-viral-212327

This story is going viral - like you cant believe.

A GOT TO read for anyone wanting to improve their retouching skills  ;D ;D ;D :o
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Re: Best retoucher on the globe - true story
« Reply #1 on: January 13, 2018, 12:58:15 »
I wonder if this retoucher is the very person who "restored" the icon of Jesus Christ in Spain...
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Re: Best retoucher on the globe - true story
« Reply #2 on: January 13, 2018, 13:27:58 »
no one could ever take this is as real
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Re: Best retoucher on the globe - true story
« Reply #3 on: January 13, 2018, 13:28:10 »

This story is going viral - like you cant believe.


You are right Elsa I can not believe
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« Reply #4 on: January 13, 2018, 14:11:51 »
Great, and they paid so no worry ;D

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Re: Best retoucher on the globe - true story
« Reply #5 on: January 13, 2018, 15:23:07 »
The story is all over - you can google it - and they swear it's true. The photographer's © is even on the photos  ::)
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Re: Best retoucher on the globe - true story
« Reply #6 on: January 13, 2018, 15:23:19 »
I wonder if this retoucher is the very person who "restored" the icon of Jesus Christ in Spain...

And made the famous "Ronaldo" sculptures?

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Re: Best retoucher on the globe - true story
« Reply #7 on: January 13, 2018, 15:36:54 »
I'm wondering how to do it  8) ;D
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Re: Best retoucher on the globe - true story
« Reply #8 on: January 13, 2018, 19:21:33 »
I'm wondering how to do it  8) ;D
Microsoft Paint perhaps.

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Re: Best retoucher on the globe - true story
« Reply #9 on: January 13, 2018, 19:45:37 »
When I saw the photos online my first thought was that the person doing the "retouching" may have very, very poor eyesight, and either refuses to admit it, or doesn't realize that it matters in that line of work.
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Re: Best retoucher on the globe - true story
« Reply #10 on: January 14, 2018, 09:59:11 »
An acquaintance, a friend of a friend who is legally blind does better than this. He dose need to have my friend tell him, "A little more to the left."

I broke out laughing when I saw the first photo. I supposed out of all the professional photographers on this rock, this could happen... maybe.

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Re: Best retoucher on the globe - true story
« Reply #11 on: January 14, 2018, 10:42:51 »
We all go thru "phases" when it comes to editing. Why on earth would PS contain such a battery of tools if they weren't meant to be used? ;)

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Re: Best retoucher on the globe - true story
« Reply #12 on: January 14, 2018, 10:49:55 »
We all go thru "phases" when it comes to editing. Why on earth would PS contain such a battery of tools if they weren't meant to be used? ;)

Isn't it a beta testing of the new "context ignoring brush" feature in ACR?
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Re: Best retoucher on the globe - true story
« Reply #13 on: January 14, 2018, 16:39:27 »
I could be wrong (I often am!) but I think this the effect that is built into the Nikon D3300, mine at least...

I use it as a 'knock about' camera in my workshop and when I go racing.  By accident one day the top dial got turned to 'Effects', the images below are the result.  I like the effect and also applied it to the car on the transporter, which was a bit boring.  It can be done in Ps, there are some filters which achieve this effect, that's how I processed the car on the transporter.  The other two are just about straight out of the camera, cropped and slight adjustment.

It is something of a cartoon drawing effect which I rather like, I was going to use it to create a team calendar but unfortunately I didn't get to enough races to gather sufficient material for a decent calendar.

Rockingham race track, Michael (my son) and Dee his supervisor. D3300, effects, 18-105 VR
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Rockingham race track, 'The Crew'. D3300, effects, 18-105 VR


Rockingham race track, 'Unloading'. D3300, 18-105 VR


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