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Old Mar 31, 2015, 8:13 PM   #1
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Old Apr 1, 2015, 1:56 AM   #2
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It would be better for you to post a larger size image.
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Old Apr 1, 2015, 3:38 PM   #3
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Is this any help? I used both Photomatix and Photoshop on it.
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Old Apr 1, 2015, 4:50 PM   #4
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At a certain point when it is lightened the dark areas show lots of noise. Thats why I suggested a larger size to work from. The problems with this image is more than just underexposure. Color correction is needed as well.
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Old Apr 1, 2015, 5:10 PM   #5
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Thank you for your efforts. The photo was taken on a point and shoot and the flash didn't fire. I didn't know this until later. I have posted a larger version. I hope it will be large enough. John.
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Old Apr 1, 2015, 5:38 PM   #6
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This is the best I can do.
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Old Apr 2, 2015, 2:57 AM   #7
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Here's my take ... Lighten + some colour correction + a little noise filtering, as already said better results with higher resolution to play with. ... Jack
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Old Apr 2, 2015, 5:00 PM   #8
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Thanks, The photo with the point and shoot is of poor quality to begin with. Thanks again. John.
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Old Apr 9, 2015, 6:47 PM   #9
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Here's Bynx's version with some modifications (eg, sharpen faces, remove some red).
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Old Jun 26, 2015, 6:20 PM   #10
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dodge and burn brush
levels
tint correction
sharpen
crop

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