From: Peter Jason <>
Subject: Re: Photoshopping large groups.....
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Subject: Re: Photoshopping large groups.....
Date: Mon, 22 Jan 2018 07:48:13 +1100
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On Fri, 19 Jan 2018 17:22:13 -0800, Savageduck
<savageduck1@{REMOVESPAM}> wrote:

>On Jan 19, 2018, Peter Jason wrote
>(in article<>):
>> ...of about 30 people, in sunshine with kids and dog, what is the best
>> sequence of treatment?
>A little more explanation on your part is needed:
>Are you actually using Photoshop?

I'm using PS6 photoshop.
>How much adjusting/editing experience do you have using Photoshop?

Not much.
>Is this a single image of a group, or is it a series of photos of groups of 

Here it is, a one-shot single group with the exposure adjusted to
-0.7.  Maybe -1.0 would have been better?

>> 1/ Crop to 6 x 4 ratio (A4 approx)
>Leave resizing/cropping until you have finished with all but sharpening.
>> 2/ Adjust levels,
>> 3/ Dodge &  burn pale/swarthy faces.
>If you must, but be careful, and do that work on seperate layers.
>> 4/ Sharpen locally or totally.
>You will probably need to sharpen selectively, as over sharpening of faces is 
>not desirable.
>> 5/ Annotate with text layer.
>> 6/ Vibrance.
>Why would you need vibrance?
>Just because it is available doesn