Just a small experiment. One of my first uses of CS2 and also to illustrate a previous question on backgrounds - to take or not...
Please don't feel you have to rate this, it is not 100% finished yet, I am look for a tutorial type reply. Should I have shot this, what could I have done different with the shot or the post process? Is it worth work or am I trying to create something that was not there to begin with...
Original shot from camera:
The worked on shot:
What is the photo of
A camel jockey and his camels...
When was the photo taken
31st March 2006, 1pm
Where was the photo taken
Nad Al Sheba Camel Pens, Dubai.
Why was the photo taken
Out experimenting with locations and shots, trying to get in close, using the point and shot, but having little success with compostions and backgrounds...
Why was this composition chosen
As I mentioned in a previous question, the question was whether to take the shot even though I know the backgroun let it down.
How was the photo taken
The Sony point and shoot, 1/500, white balance sunny, ISO set to 200.
How was the photo processed
Level balanced using highlight and shadow points identified with threshold layer. Slight boost to the curve, cloned out the pylons. Added blue gradient for the sky, dodged out the jockey. Cropped. Should probably sharper using smart sharpen...