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before3 Russian Winter

After:

Edited Russian Winter

Photo Equipment & MCP Actions™ Products Used

Camera and Lens Used:[amazon_link id=”B0040JHVCC” target=”_blank” ]Canon EOS 60D[/amazon_link]. Tamron 28-75
ISO, Aperture, Shutter Speed: ISO 200, F /5.0, SS 1/250
Software Used: Lightroom, Elements
Actions/Presets Used: MCP’s Free Lightroom Presets, MCP’s Free Photoshop Actions
Extra Details: Started with MCP Quick Clicks Free Preset 2b Exposure Increase 1 Stop. Adjusted highlights to be -88 to remove white clippings, added +7 in contrast and +10 in clarity. Added +12 vibrance and +7 in saturation. Added a little noise reduction, and some sharpen.
Used multiple different adjustment brushes to 1) fix the background (reduced clarity to -100, set shadows to +20, and noise to +45. Moved Tint to +75 and temp to +45 to get the right colored background), 2) multiple different adjustment brushes for the face, i.e. added highlights to the T-Zone, shadows to the cheekbones, under neath under lip and around the face, to smooth out the skin (LR standard preset), and to add a hint of clarity back). 3) Adjustment brush to increase the white in the hat and coat, and 4) adjustment brush to darken the skirt along with spot removal to remove white hair from coat off of the skirt.

Moved to PSE 10 and added a slight high pass filter to sharpen slightly. Finished off with MCP Facebook Fix and Sharpen for Facebook lite.

Credits:

Image Title: Russian Winter
By: Johanna Kitzman
Studio: Johanna Kitzman Photography
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