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Edit My Photo May 2022 - Fernanda

edit my photo free editing tutorials Jan 11, 2023

With Charlotte Reeves

Fernanda was the winner of the April 2022 Edit My Photo challenge in the Unleashed Education community.

As the winner of the challenge, Fernanda submitted this image of this super cute little senior dog amongst the yellow daisies. In this edit, I’m going to brighten up the image overall, do an eye swap, transplant some daisies and create a nice balanced crop.

Feel free to follow along from start to finish - or Fast Track through the tutorial using the timecodes below.




0:00 Introduction

0:52 Global Adjustments in Lightroom

2:10 Masking in Lightroom

4:03 Quick Before/After

4:17 Removing Distractions

6:02 Fixing the Eye

10:58 Fixing Tear Staining

13:46 Transplanting Flowers

15:24 Using Topaz DeNoise

16:31 Final Tidy Up in Photoshop

17:10 Cropping in Lightroom

18:59 Before and After

It's totally free to join in on our Edit My Photo challenges! If you win, you get to submit one of your images to be edited by Charlotte or Craig, plus you score a 20-minute Lifeline Call on Zoom to discuss the edit or anything else relating to the art of pet photography. Opt in to the free Edit My Photo online hub now!

If you enjoyed this tutorial, you'll love our Unleashed Edits! These comprehensive editing tutorial videos are available in our Unleashed Education Premium Membership and also our Editing Unleashed Membership.

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