For the two older shots of the boys, I did crop because the photo was not in a 4x6 ratio and ultimately I do print my favorite pictures of the kids (actually I think I have the swing one already cropped and printed somewhere). I also did a small high pass filter and a hue adjustment. On SnapDragon in the swing I even masked off the high pass filter on his face because it was just too much--but I liked the effect on the background. Then I did resize and sharpen all of my photos for the web.
|I did crop on this one, add a Softlight duplicate at 17% for a little more pop, and after Ashley's tutorial went back and used that method to lighten her face and eyes just a tiny bit.|
|Okay, maybe I just like to play in photoshop and this set didn't give me the need.|
|Same edit as above except no crop and not dodging on her face.|
|I cropped a little closer and used the gray overlay layer to lighten her face a tiny bit and darken the sky.|
|All I did was a high pass filter and brighten the colors some. I love bright colors, so I like it. I love the tenderness on SnapDragon's face.|
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