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Photoshop Editing

These days knowledge of photoshop is a vital part of the process of arriving at good pictures. Some photographers may disagree and I am certainly not the authority. I do feel that creativity and an eye for design are the most important factors and having a good camera, knowing how to use it and being a photoshop master come after those core elements.

I used this picture which I took of my roommate, Sarah, recently to experiment with some different photoshop editing effects.

The original image with only a touch of basic editing.

I love the story telling capacity of photographs. Every element in the composition and every design decision has a part to play. That includes lighting effects and filters and color blending manipulated on the computer long after the photo shoot is concluded.

Favorite, anyone?

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