“Hands-On Fun” Photo Challenge...

February 22, 2010
This week’s i ♥ faces photo challenge theme is: “Hands-On Fun”. A couple of photos came to mind, but this is one of our niece’s fingers. In an effort to convince the other girls that painting their fingers was a good idea, she decided to paint her nails first and show them off. The good news is that in this black/white conversion, you can’t see how sloppy her work was at the time, but her fingers are so chubby and cute!Now, go check out the other submissions from this week’s challenge. 
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Fix-It Friday

February 19, 2010
This week’s i ♥ faces’ Fix-It Friday photo is of a little girl who is just a little under-exposed. It’s a nice picture with great shallow depth of field, nice focus on the face, sweet smile and cute vest. I decided to follow Julie Rivera‘s steps to enhance an already beautiful photograph…of course, adding my own spin to it. Here’s the original: And here’s my edit: In my edit, I adjusted the s-curve and layers to brighten her up and darken the background (mostly following Julie’s exact steps). I then smoothed her skin using Coffeeshop’s...
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“I Wanna Dance” Photo Challenge...

February 16, 2010
This week’s i ♥ faces photo challenge theme is “I wanna dance!” I considered submitting a photograph from our wedding – and boy there were some great contenders, but I thought I should submit a picture that I took…even if I did take it on my point & shoot. Without further ado, here is my husband’s signature
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Fix-It Friday

February 12, 2010
Oh, how I love i ♥ faces’ Fix-It Friday – and how I missed it last week. This week’s picture came from Jessica at Pics ‘n Giggles – it’s a picture of her daughter with one of the cutest expressions ever! She wrote that her face is washed out on one side, the colors are very gray and the background is distracting. Here’s the original: And, here is my edit:  In my edit, I adjusted the temperature to warm her up, and cleaned up her face by using the eye drop tool and lightly brushing over the areas of her face that were a little too bright. I also...
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