I liked te facial expresion and decided to come in for a rather harsher close up rather than the softness that was there in the non cropped version.
If you enlarge the photo you will be able to see that they eyes have been sharpened to create a more intense look whlst the whites of the eyes have beendesatruation of blues and reds...but not too much.
There has been some softening of the skin using layers whilst the fur has been selectively softened around the edges whlst remaining a degree of sharpness within the inner aspects.
I hope the explanations help someone.
Portraits and people
Flash and lighting
Lady fur smile eyes
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