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Old Nov 13, 2010, 9:43 PM   #1
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I love this pic and want to frame it but wanted it to look the best it can. You guys are great at what you do,can you help?
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Old Nov 14, 2010, 6:24 AM   #2
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Here's my take ... Jack
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Old Nov 14, 2010, 9:04 AM   #3
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Here is my take on it. Better to work on the hi res file though.
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I Like the vibrant color. So what did u do to get that? i am still very new at this
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Old Nov 14, 2010, 9:26 AM   #5
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do u guys feel that it would look better if i crop it in on the right and left? Maybe take out that light in the left and the car in the right?
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I Like the vibrant color. So what did u do to get that? i am still very new at this
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Basically I boosted contrast in LAB colour + a little eye enhancement (the dog too} + selective sharpening of the subjects.

Re. cropping I wouldn't bother personally, to be honest it hadn't registered with me that the car was there ... If your fussy about it simply hide it by cloning foliage to cover it. ( I've done a quick crude job to show this, with patience, and a little time it could be made to appear seamless. ... Jack
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Old Nov 14, 2010, 12:08 PM   #7
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May not be quite what you were thinking of..but here is my quick version of a wall hanger.



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Old Nov 14, 2010, 7:12 PM   #8
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Nice work, Dennis. I like the effect.
The original photo is a really good shot. It only suffers from a bit of washout on his right side, where there appears to be a bit of lens flare. My attempt to address this used the color replacement tool to darken that a bit, then used the lighting tool to spotlight the boy and dog, while lowering exposure on the rest. Virtual Photographer plugin was used to clarify the whole picture. Cropped to 8x10 inch dimensions.

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