We rely on revenue from ads to pay the bills. Please support our efforts by allowing the ads to show on the Nikon Cafe. Alternatively, consider becoming a site subscriber for $10 per year to remove all ads.
Erg, posted this on DPR. Pretty much along the same lines as Chris' suggestions.
Subscribe to see EXIF info for this image (if available)
Rotate clockwise 5-ish degrees to even out the face. 3:2 crop, eye placed at a good spot, kept hair for framing and use net/hand as diagonal. Slight level to up the exposure, curve for contrast. Separate level and curve to bring out the eye. Dodge & burn, USM, save for web.