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I touched up an image for the web - what do you think?

Discussion in 'Graphic Design' started by pxoxrxn, May 28, 2015.

  1. pxoxrxn

    pxoxrxn Supreme Member

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    This is my first attempt at touching up an image for the web. Please give me some feedback on what could be better. The image was pretty poor to start with so I could imagine that I'd get better results with images that are higher quality to start with.
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  2. Conor

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    It looks fine to me. Usually I just use this program to compress images for web. I think that's what you were trying to do?
    http://nikkhokkho.sourceforge.net/static.php?page=FileOptimizer
     
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    pxoxrxn Supreme Member

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    I was trying to make it look better. The top is before an after is below.
     
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    Oh, it looks good then. Might be worth removing the rope on the right. The subtle blur on the background works well here.
     
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    yea, it's definitely not the best picture quality to start with
    anyway, i think the wooden floor is a bit too brown and parts of the pic could use a very slight sharpening, at least the dogs for sure, i know the blurring is intentional at the top, but the whole pic looks a bit blurred
    try to play with the sharpening filters in PS, maybe you can sharpen it a bit without the pic getting grainy

    disclaimer: i'm not an expert
     
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    A bit to much noise reduction. Here's what I did. SOME noise reduction, sharpening, color balance to remove the green color cast, added a little bit of clarity and contrast and saturation, increased the right dogs brightness, masked out the added saturation from the dogs, blurred background, removed distracting things from the floor and parts of the tent.

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