Unleashed Education Blog

Edit My Photo December 2021 - Kim

edit my photo free editing tutorials Feb 04, 2022
 

With Charlotte Reeves

Kim was the winner of this month’s Edit My Photo challenge in the Unleashed Education community, with her gorgeous pastel edit of June’s action shot at the beach.

As the winner of the challenge, Kim submitted this image. It has a lot of potential, but just needed some tidying and attention paid to the colour balance, composition and crop to really shine.

Timecodes

0:00  Editing Challenge winner

0:38 The Editing Challenge (How It Works)

1:16 Winner's image to edit

1:43  Overview and Planning

3:31 Global Adjustments in Lightroom

4:48 Background Extension in Photoshop

8:31 Making the Two Sides Different

13:12  Sharpening the Subject

16:56  Painting with Light in Lightroom

20:29 You Can Never Go Back (or can you?)

21:59 Before & Afters

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