- 7 years ago
- Wedding: May 2014
@Solis2013: I second the suggestion to see if a photography student could edit them for you. A lot cheaper than paying a pro, and they could use the retouching photos for their portfolio. IMO, there really isn’t a substitution for Photoshop. If you’re thinking about paying for software anyway, use that money towards having someone else edit them and save yourself the stress trying to work with software you’re not familiar with.
Definitely still schedule a second shoot though. No harm in that! It’d just be nice if some of the original photos could be salvaged. And if you paid this “pro,” absolutely voice your dissatisfaction with her services. Just be polite about it, but if she’s attempting to run a business, she really can’t be giving people such poor quality photos. She needs to know to up her skills, or not try to be a “pro.” Skin tone shouldn’t have anything to do with it. Everything else in those photos isn’t properly exposed either, not just your skin. Her white balance was way off.