Beyond Beyond 20

We were challenged to edit a photo three different ways- experimenting with the tone curve, split toning, presets, whatever.  I had just bought some gerbera daisies last night, so the choice of the subject was easy.


gerbera layout

The first photo is my basic clean edit shot with a little cloning/healing in Lightroom 5 (love the updated tool!). You can see my walls are yellow.

The second is desaturated quite a bit- I really like the tones in this.

The third I took into Topaz Simplify- to give it a bit of a painted look.

And the last I edited with Kim’s kk_anne and kk_1301 textures.

I did several other versions as well, but these are probably my favorites.



7 responses

  1. Do I have to pick just one? Beautiful work!

    June 16, 2013 at 4:44 pm

  2. Really cool the different looks.

    June 16, 2013 at 5:36 pm

  3. Nice to hear you have LR5 and like it…thinking if I should upgrade from 4. Lovely edits on each one…thank you for explaining them all.

    June 16, 2013 at 5:50 pm

  4. I think I like the 4rh one the best. Was this a challenge on CM?

    June 16, 2013 at 5:55 pm

  5. Love, love, love the upper right version!

    June 17, 2013 at 11:35 am

  6. I like number 4 best! There is such dreamy light in that picture

    June 19, 2013 at 6:29 am

  7. I like them all! Gorgeous work. 🙂

    July 14, 2013 at 12:24 pm

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