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My first Photography edit

Discussion in 'Graphic Design & Logo Design Critique:' started by UnderCOVER, Jan 9, 2011.

  1. UnderCOVER

    UnderCOVER New Member

    I recently edited this picture on GIMP 2.7.
    It's my first actual edit of a photograph
    I want to know what you all think about it and what other effects i could use to make it stand out

    I started out with this picture

    and ended up with this

    I want something good about it and something I could improve on

  2. dedwardp

    dedwardp Member

    I'm not too sure what I'd change but I do really like the concept of the reflection and seeing what the eye can see, it's interesting!

    Now I just wait for you to tell me that wasn't even the concept :icon_biggrin:
  3. UnderCOVER

    UnderCOVER New Member

    thanks for that, and to be honest i'm not sure what the concept was myself. I had no idea in mind when i done this. It's a pure result of boredom
  4. Tony Hardy

    Tony Hardy Well-Known Member

    As a matter of interest and no criticism, why Gimp?
    Never had any experience of using it.

    I like the photo, I'd quite like to see colour remaining in the eye though :)
  5. Paul Murray

    Paul Murray Moderator Staff Member

    Probably because it's open source/free and very good from what I've heard.
  6. UnderCOVER

    UnderCOVER New Member

    I just used gimp as it's the closed thing i have to photoshop and it is pretty good for amateur designers like myself. I'll take your idea and play around with the eye colour abit. It sounds pretty good
  7. MichaelHarvey

    MichaelHarvey New Member

    I like it

    Maybe try to just reflect an image in just the eye and not the whole face?

    Adding colour to the eye sounds like a good idea too
  8. Tony Hardy

    Tony Hardy Well-Known Member

    Sounds pretty good.
    I never realised Gimp was free/shareware.

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