Disclaimer: This is not my photo. I did not take it.
Copyright belongs to iheartfaces and the original photographer.
This needed a lot of fixing. After cropping and fixing the exposure to my own taste (in pse8 bc investing in LR3 would be awesome but unnecessary in my situation), I also ran noiseware, because adding more light to a photo in processing almost always creates noise.
Once I was done with that, I brought the photo back into pse8 and had some fun.
My favorite color edit:
My b&w edit:
And some other color edits,
with the SOOC version in the background: