So I messed around in Photoshop in a serious way just to get back into it, since I haven’t used it in maybe a month, and now that I have it I might as well use it to practice, right?

Anyway, this is a gross old picture of me (maybe three years ago?), first with some rudimentary iPhoto color correction slapped on it, and second with Photoshopping.

Retrospectively, I went a little overboard with the skin retouching, seeing as there’s barely any texture left in it, and I was floundering at fixing the eyebrow, and sweet jesus the eyelashes remind me not to try touching those ever again, but overall I think I’m generally pretty happy with it. I was playing around with different combinations of adjustment layers and layer masks, which was helpful for the saturation of different parts of the picture in this case. So there you have it.

Photoshop CS5

Photoshop CS5