RetouchPRO

Register Blogs FAQ Site Nav Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Notices

  Home · Search · Register  

Home » Challenges » Retouching Challenges » Retouching Challenge #28 « Previous image · Next image »
« more ·
6321flowers3b2a.jpg
<<
37921flowers_copy.jpg
<
6321flowers2a.jpg
·
1590pinkflower.jpg
>
22091flowersretch28es1web.jpg
>>
· more »

blurred petals
Click on image to view larger image

Photo Details
Hunter


Member

Registered: July 2002
Location: Denver, CO
Posts: 82
users gallery
1) did an Image/Auto Equalize
2) did an Image/Adjust/Sample-Target Balance and adjusted the dark shadows to black, then chose a light area on one of the petals and moved the color value "to the left" taking it from a greenish tinge to a greyish value
3) duplicated background to a new layer.
4) desaturated new layer and then did an image/adjust/contrast enhancement and adjusted values till there was not much grey in the image - very much a "blown out" highlights image.
4) did a Find Edges on this layer
5) copied layer to the clipboard, created a new layer from the background, created a clipmask (layer mask for you PS people) and pasted the "find edges" data as a selection into the clipmask
6) deslected clipmask and selected image on that layer - used unsharp mask
7) used a Smart Blur on this layer
8) added a tonecurve layer to lighten up somewhat
9) flattened image and did minor touchup to petals with clone tool
10) created new layer applied another smart blur and then adjusted transparency to 50%
· Date: 8/15/2003 · Views: 6635 · Filesize: 50.1kb, 121.9kb · Dimensions: 800 x 600 ·
Additional Info
Keywords: retouch photopaint corel blur
Print View


Author
Thread  
Hunter
Member

Registered: July 2002
Location: Denver, CO
Posts: 82
8/15/2003 2:34pm

Hmm - not too happy with this result, but was trying some new techniques. I think it's a bit too light now. If I can redo it better, I'll be uploading a second version
This user is offline
Click here to see this users profile Click here to Send this user a Private Message Visit Hunter's homepage! Find more posts by this user Visit this user's gallery  

Powered by: PhotoPost PHP vB3 Enhanced
Copyright 2007 All Enthusiast, Inc.


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 08:48 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright © 2016 Doug Nelson. All Rights Reserved