I finally took the time to try out Czechman's skin smoothing tutorial and am very pleased with the results. Esp considerng how easy the process is. Pics were taken with 80-200 f/2.8 AF-S wide open. Model is the daughter of a friend. It was an impromptu shoot and I cut off the top of her head a bit, but the point is not about my shooting ability; it's about the processing. CC always welcome Original: NIKON D50    ---    155mm    f/2.8    1/1250s    Processed: NIKON D50    ---    155mm    f/2.8    1/1250s    This site continually amazes me with the vast amount of knowledge that is shared. Thanks for all the help.