garyrhook wrote: The lighting is irrelevant. This is about retouching: lots and lots of retouching. Portrait Pro might be able to produce over-done perfection, or you can use frequency separation and do a lot of work. There might be other techniques, but you're essentially creating a consistent, obvious texture. So not a fan.
Nikon Shooter wrote: Lighting.
This very strong statement alone demonstrates — I am sorry to say —
a lack of experience in studio work and techniques.
This other statement is just wrong. The first talent is young, has a very
beautiful complexion, and, as any trained eye can see, went through no
editing of significance.
garyrhook wrote: … the eyes are a dead giveaway. I believe that real eyes don't look like that. I believe that they've been enhanced. I would have thought that was pretty obvious to anyone with any experience. Note to self: start prefacing remarks with "I believe that" since it's not clear that's what I mean.
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