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Lovely Child


A snapshot while this little girl was coloring. I was pointing my camera to her, as soon see glimpsed at me I took a few pictures, then see continued drawing with her color pencils. I really love her look.

Sorry for the later post. I'm a day late but unfortunately I had twice bad luck with Photoshop. For those who know the program: first I changed the scratch file to another disk. After that the program didn't start up again. The issue was Photoshop didn't have enough rights for making the scratch file on the new disk. Second (after fixing the first one), the pen pressure sensitivity stopped functioning in Photoshop. Only the next day I found that I had to disable the Wacom Virtual Hid Driver in the Windows device manager. So I'm very thankful that there are lots of forums where you can find solutions for those problems, though I lost a couple of hours for trying and figuring out.


TECH-INFO: one RAW-file, converted into a TIFF file using DxO Optics Pro. Afterwards processing done in Photoshop using probably too many masked adjustment layers. I have based on the processing done in this image of the toddler eating a waffle. First I smoothed the cheeks and nose with the Portraiture plug-in. Her eyes are normally green, but I made a blue layer and set the blending mode to color. By just painting on the mask where the green of her eyes is I nicely changed the color without changing the structure and luminosity. This is an extremely handy way to replace colors in an image. With the channel mixer I got the specific look in this image (it's a plain copy of the toddler image) where mostly the red channel is used. It is a little bit inspired on the many of the images on the Chromasia site. Finally white vignetting is added.

Lovely Child


A snapshot while this little girl was coloring. I was pointing my camera to her, as soon see glimpsed at me I took a few pictures, then see continued drawing with her color pencils. I really love her look.

Sorry for the later post. I'm a day late but unfortunately I had twice bad luck with Photoshop. For those who know the program: first I changed the scratch file to another disk. After that the program didn't start up again. The issue was Photoshop didn't have enough rights for making the scratch file on the new disk. Second (after fixing the first one), the pen pressure sensitivity stopped functioning in Photoshop. Only the next day I found that I had to disable the Wacom Virtual Hid Driver in the Windows device manager. So I'm very thankful that there are lots of forums where you can find solutions for those problems, though I lost a couple of hours for trying and figuring out.


TECH-INFO: one RAW-file, converted into a TIFF file using DxO Optics Pro. Afterwards processing done in Photoshop using probably too many masked adjustment layers. I have based on the processing done in this image of the toddler eating a waffle. First I smoothed the cheeks and nose with the Portraiture plug-in. Her eyes are normally green, but I made a blue layer and set the blending mode to color. By just painting on the mask where the green of her eyes is I nicely changed the color without changing the structure and luminosity. This is an extremely handy way to replace colors in an image. With the channel mixer I got the specific look in this image (it's a plain copy of the toddler image) where mostly the red channel is used. It is a little bit inspired on the many of the images on the Chromasia site. Finally white vignetting is added.

comments (9)

This is so cute. The processing is prefect with the soft blur yet her little blue eyes stand out so well. Pity the thumbnail doesn't do this justice--really a nice shot!
It is certainly a very cute shot. Sometimes the in-between-shots are the best ;-) I like the focus on the eye
I think I'd have kept the green eyes - she looks a real mischievous miss!
A lovely shot Paul, I hope you will give a copy to her parents.
she has a sweet smile
  • theys
  • Belgium
  • 11 Jan 2010, 11:49
a very good shot, a very good portrait very bright bravo!
Utterly beautifull portrait, superb blue eyes.
  • Ania
  • Belgium
  • 14 Jan 2010, 19:53
Lovely girl smile
A very very beautiful portrait

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