Before & After Edit :: Portraits

This is a portrait of my beautiful friend, Chamonix Thurston-Rattue, a glamour photographer, I have the pleasure of working with over the past few months. I took this photo of her for her web site and marketing materials and wanted to share how I edited it.

The image is actually very good just straight out of the camera (SOOC) but I worked on it just a bit to take it to a new level:

  • Lightroom: Adjusted white balance, applied an urban preset, recovered highlights, sharpened
  • Photoshop: Softened under eye shadows, touched up teeny tiny blemishes on skin and edited out a couple errant hairs, brightened eyes, darkened black background, added a texture to the background
  • Total Editing Time: 15 minutes

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  • Chamonix Thurston-RattueJanuary 9, 2013 - 11:20 am

    oh hey look! it me’s!! so not used to seeing my own face on a blog lol love it though. im going to go edit your pictures now — i feel all inspired 😀 xoxoxoReplyCancel

  • Hanna MazurJanuary 30, 2013 - 9:49 pm

    Gorgeous!!! ReplyCancel

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