Editing very pale skin ????

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Editing very pale skin ????

By chance, my weekend trip to DH's hometown included photographing a couple of big family groups. I'm really struggling editing the pictures when they include such a mix of skin tones. PP is not my strong suit, so I'm eager to learn from any suggestions that you have.

On this one, I've already minimized the greens - and was afraid to go further because I didn't want the grass to look too dry. Thoughts?

These are my other big groups:

Joined: 03/16/15
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Skin tones are my weak spot, so I don't have any real advice and my laptop is uncalibrated at the moment. Do you check CMYK values? There's a thread on here that Amber(Bella) posted about how to check skintones that way.

I hope someone else can chime in and help you out!

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Not great at skin tones myself but I wanted to add that if you use a mask you can decrease the green in only the skin and leave the grass unchanged.

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