Post-production review


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Post-production review

When I shoot portraits, I want to make the image as perfect as I can in the camera. I feel that's the right way. However, when I look at my pictures carefully, I see some small refinements I can make. Let me show you some of them. Here is Courtney. I was very happy with this image. I felt we had it, but as I looked it a little closer, I saw a few little things. For example, these are normal little specks and little hairs here, just not in the perfect place. A little spot in their nose. And then I wanted to soften this a little bit.

It's normal, but we are conditioned to see such refinement. So here is what I did. A very light hand. I have a very light hand when I'm retouching. I don't want people to look at the pictures and say oh, he's retouched her. I don't want them to be aware that she's been retouched. That's my philosophy on retouching. So there she is. I feel I have the right picture here. Now there are a couple of other things I found. Look at this. I see ...

Post-production review
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