Extensive Photoshop On Child's Photo

  • layer one- adjust levels and change lighting to luminosity and mask. Brushed in head to boost underexposure as much as possible, then reduced opacity and fill to around 50-60%
  • Adjusted saturation and lightness both increased substantially, then applied layer mask and brushed in eyes which were still a little too dark.
  • Added layer with high pass filter with vivid light, added mask and brushed in eyes, hair and parts of blouse, especially white stripes. Reduced opacity to 44%.
    moved layer one to top and reduced opacity and fill to comfortable levels.
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