Image Makeover #1

I do not consider myself even an amateur in photography. But over the past year I have learnt a few tricks by watching, following, questioning others who I consider to be expert.

Hence, I have learnt to experiment, with not only the camera but also a few editing tools. And I have come to a conclusion, not only it is important to click well but more important is how an image is edited.

Sharing a few tips I learnt along the way with a sample image makeover for novices like me.

This is how the original image was taken –

This is the original click

original image

This is the makeover –

Image makeover

Image makeover

The image was cropped before editing. To edit, I have used –

* Lightroom 5

* Exposure :  +0.10

* Contrast :  +25

* Shadows :  -17

* Whites : +10

* Blacks :  -60

I love to play around with image editing. It is like an infant learning to walk, touch, taste and explore.

 

Cheers !! 🙂

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About andy

hi there.....friends call me Andy :) I am a school teacher by profession. Passionate about reading, some random experimental cooking, some hit 'n' miss photography......and i am a dreamer ;) Thank you for popping by :)
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3 Responses to Image Makeover #1

  1. I like ply with image editing. Croping can a lot to improve the picture. I don’t have lot of time to do it.
    Link today ishttps://idahobluebird50.wordpress.com/2015/07/08/cees-fun-photo-challenge-5-or-more/

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