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    For the eye, yes, you could Liquify it, but I think this is easier - using a little bit of the other eye: First, copied the other eye onto its own layer. I converted the new layer to a smart object (vital!) then flipped it and moved it across, then rotated it. I lowered the opacity while doing this, so I could be sure it lined up exactly. Then simply added a mask and masked it on: It's important to note that I didn't use the whole eye - only the necessary section. Hopefully you can see on this view:
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    Hello, Carol from Vancouver Island here. Accidentally ran into one of Damien's post via a Google search. Bookmarked it, returned to the site and signed up for the layer and mask class. Going well, the big thing though is I've opened ACR and decided to mess with my file structure, yeah! I've been using Lightroom for the last couple of years, and have wanted to change some of file folders, but have had a terrible fear of messing with it... so unfortunately things aren't how I want them. Jumped in today and it feels great to take control. I get to decide, thanks for that bit of wisdom, Damien! I've been practicing photography for the last couple of years. Started with food photography until last year when our first grandchild was born. Lots of opportunity to catch a moving target and I'm enjoying it immensely. Glad I found this site and look forward to interacting with everyone.
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    Thanks for coming to visit my new site! I know this is a big change from my Ask Damien facebook page, but I hope you'll grow to like it. My aim is to ensure the highest quality answers to your questions, with none of the distracting chit-chat of social media. Feel free to look around and once you've joined up, start asking me questions. Reply below and let me know what you think of the new place!
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    Oooh! I just opened the psd....wow! We have dinner time here, so I will try the same later this evening/tomorrow. I love it! \ Thank you, Damien!!!
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    No. The PPI number is completely meaningless, I assure you. https://www.damiensymonds.net/art_resolution.html https://www.damiensymonds.net/2011/11/why-ppi-doesnt-matter-yet-another.html
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    2560x3840 is 9.8 megapixels. So as long as they're well-focused, and don't require very much cropping at all, you'll be fine. https://www.damiensymonds.net/2014/03/how-aggressively-can-i-crop.html Do NOT use this shit. Photoshop does a perfectly good job.
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    I did it! Take aways....I never knew you could apply a gradient to a mask and I now have a noise pattern fill ready to go! I cannot thank you again enough for your help. Here is my final!
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    Yes, I just sent an email and so I will wait to see what they say.
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    Please please PLEASE read: https://www.damiensymonds.net/2011/02/selling-digital-images.html
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    Problem freaking solved.. you are the best
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    sorry it took so long to get back to you. THANK-YOU, she looks so much more respectable now I just wish the washing was this easy in real life
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    You're welcome, it was good fun!
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    No, no fresh prints needed. Unless you're planning on changing labs, I guess.
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    Ok, how about this Levels layer: R 0/1.10/255 and 15/135 G 0/1.10/255 and 15/95 B 0/1.10/255 and 10/65
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    Found it, just wasn't looking in the actions panel. Thank you!
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    OK I have signed up Ive been meaning to for ages can't wait to read the class
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    https://www.damiensymonds.net/what2buy_cal.html It's true that laptop screens aren't ideal, but a calibrated laptop screen beats an uncalibrated desktop screen every time.
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    Sorry, been dealing with a VERY sick cat. It came out great. Way better than the way I was trying to do it Thanks
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    Woa sorry just seeing these notifications for some reason!! I did check by downloading but I only compared what I noticed, so I will proceed to check the dimensions/pixels etc. Will let you know when I am home from work.
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    Go to the Window menu and open the History panel. It gives you your last few steps, so you can go back. You should have been doing the same in Elements, by the way. In Elements, it's called the "Undo History" panel.
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    sorry, I have just found it
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    Thank you! I was able to create it because of your classes and your tutorials you have provided so, thank you!!!
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    So here is what I ended up with - thank you so much for linking the perspective tutorial - I had so many wonky doors submitted!!!!! I still need more practice with the perspective and distort tools. See any glaring issues?
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    Yep, that's the one.
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    Yes it does. As soon as you double-click a raw file (either in its folder on your hard drive, or in Bridge) it opens in ACR. Exactly the same as you're used to. Remember, the very first time you open a raw file in ACR in Photoshop, the default colour space will be Adobe RGB. You have to immediately click on the link at the bottom of the ACR window to fix this.
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    It changes your life! Download it immediately. https://www.damiensymonds.net/bridge-video
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    Not crazy at all. Thousands and thousands of people make the same mistake as you. Apple are great at marketing, not so great at making screens. Edit on the 24" one, and use the 27" one for panels, email, etc.
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    Yeah, thanks. I just spotted that for somebody else yesterday.
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    ok sweet ta - yeah it's amazing sometimes the difference between just 3 and 4%
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    That's right, if it was really smooth, you can use the clone or healing tools. Or heck, even just blur it.
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    If the lamp really was the light source, two things would happen. His legs would be very dark, because they'd be in the shadow of the book His shirt and face would be very golden, from the lamplight, you know?
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    This is your chance, my friend. Embrace it. Change your life. http://www.damiensymonds.net/bridge-30-day-challenge
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    Got a question that doesn't seem to fit in the other sections? No trouble, post it here. The ground rules are: Browse the other sub-forums first, to make sure it really is a 'miscellaneous' question. Post-processing questions only, please: I'm afraid I can't help you with questions about photography, lenses, lighting, posing and so on. Post those ones in Ask Brian. One question per post, please. If you have more than one question to ask, please ask them in separate posts. Only upload your own photos: If you are posting an image you must own the copyright to it. No posting for constructive criticism: This is not the place to post a general question like "how does this look?" The moderators will routinely delete these kinds of posts. Only post if you have a specific question. Search the forum and the resources section of my site before posting: You might find your question has already been answered. If I think your post belongs in another section, I'll move it there. So if you can't find your post, click the "Content I Started" link at the top of your screen to find it. Feel free to post your questions, and I am looking forward to helping you!
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    So I talked to the lab. They said I ordered the collage print with no color correction but that I ordered the prints with color correction and that is why the collage print turned out bad because they printed it as is. I find that hard to believe because I ordered prints and canvases in September with no color correction and they turned out just fine, just like my prints usually do. This last batch I ordered through the ROES program which is a download on your computer and stands for "Remote Order Entry System". This was the only way I could order the collage. So then I ordered the prints and canvases (which I haven't received yet) through ROES also. All of the other orders in the past is through the website. They are sending me a voucher for a reprint, but I wonder now. I really don't think it was on my end, Damien. I'm going to do the collage in Photoshop and upload it to the web as a 16x20 print and see how it turns out. I'm a bit bummed because I like this lab, but now I'm just not sure what the heck is going on. I want to be confident that what I'm doing on my end is correct. I have a client that I feel is going to order some canvases and this will be my first big canvas order for a client. The others were me and family that I ordered for.
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