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Tina #626

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This is Tina, modeling for one of my portrait classes.

I made basic adjustments in Adobe Camera Raw. In Photoshop I used the Spot Healing Brush to remove blemishes. I added a curves adjustment layer.

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Kayleen

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This is Kayleen, modeling for one of my portrait classes.
I made basic adjustments in Adobe Camera Raw. In Photoshop I used the Spot Healing Brush to remove blemishes. I added black & white and curves adjustment layers.

The Girl with Far Away Eyes

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This young lady was one of the volunteers at the Salvation Army Christmas celebration in Manitou Springs. I just happened to catch her in a daydream.

I made basic adjustments in Adobe Camera Raw. In Photoshop I used the dodge tool to lighten her eyes and used the burn tool to darken some areas on the wall. I removed some spots and changed her name with the Spot Healing Brush. I added a curves adjustment layer and cropped.

Happy Grads

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I photograph the graduation ceremonies for DeVry University. What I like about photographing events is that you get to capture images like this.

I made basic adjustments in Adobe Camera Raw. In Photoshop I used the Spot Healing Brush to remove some spots. I used the sponge and dodge tools to brighten their teeth and corrected the color with a selective color adjustment layer. I then added a curves adjustment layer.

Everything is Better with Whipped Cream

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These lovely ladies were serving desserts at the Salvation Army Thanksgiving celebration in Manitou Springs. I convinced them all to put whipped cream on their noses so I could get a picture. Then I asked them to try to lick off the whipped cream, and this is what happened.

I made basic adjustments in Adobe Camera Raw. In Photoshop I used the Spot Healing Brush to remove some spots. I added a curves adjustment layer.

Karen’s Modeling Debut

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This is Karen making her modeling debut during one of my photography classes. I think she did a great job.

I made basic adjustments in Adobe Camera Raw. In Photoshop I used the Spot Healing Brush to remove blemishes and stray hairs. I used the sponge and and dodge tools to brighten her eyes and teeth. I then added a vignette and a curves adjustment layer.

Jessica

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This is Jessica, and this is one of the shots I took during her senior-portrait session.

I made basic adjustments in Adobe Camera Raw. In Photoshop I used the Spot Healing Brush and the Clone Stamp to remove blemishes and stray hairs. I used the sponge and and dodge tools to brighten her eyes and teeth. I then added a curves adjustment layer.

Paparazzi for a Night

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I was contacted by a Japanese TV producer looking for a group of photographers to act as paparazzi for a shoot they were doing in downtown Colorado Springs, so I gathered up some members of the Colorado Photography Learning Group. This actress’ name is Asako, and apparently she’s a big deal in Japan.

I made basic adjustments in Adobe Camera Raw.