Edit My Photo March 2022 - FionaAug 09, 2022
With Charlotte Reeves
Fiona was the winner of this month’s Edit My Photo challenge in the Unleashed Education community, with her lovely clean but also moody edit of Opal at the seaside.
As the winner of the challenge, Fiona submitted this sunset image of Patsy the gorgeous brindle Boxer on the harbour wall close to sunset. We’ll need to do some work to straighten the image, lighten and sharpen the subject, and bring out the colour and life that’s hiding in the raw file.
0:00 Editing Challenge winner
0:44 The Editing Challenge (How It Works)
1:03 Challenge winner's edit
1:11 Winner's image to edit
1:44 Global Adjustments in Lightroom
3:31 Masking in Lightroom
3:34 Enhancing the subject
5:38 Enhancing the face and head
7:12 Enhancing the sky
8:56 Enhancing the sea
10:29 Global exposure tweak
11:42 Straightening the Horizon in Photoshop
15:27 Fixing Chromatic Aberration in Photoshop
17:24 Selective Sharpening with Topaz Sharpen AI
19:48 Further cleaning up
20:35 Final touches in Lightroom
22:14 Before and After
22:42 Join the Edit My Photo Challenge
It's totally free to join in on our Edit My Photo challenges! If you win, you get to submit one of your images to be edited by Charlotte or Craig, plus you score a 20-minute Lifeline Call on Zoom to discuss the edit or anything else relating to the art of pet photography. Opt in to the free Edit My Photo online hub now!
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