Saturday, October 23, 2010

Tall Grass

Tall Grass
Kerrville, Texas

Technical Details-
Canon 5D with EF16-35mm f/2.8L USM @35mm
ISO 100  f/5.0  1/100

SOOC shot (okay, not exactly SOOC... this is after a few very minor adjustments in Camera Raw):

Post Processing in Photoshop...
1)  Ran Topaz Adjust (a Photoshop Plugin from Topaz Labs) to bring out the detail in the grass & boost the sky. Here's the after:

2)  Ran Creamy Chocolate B&W - a free Photoshop action from CoffeeShop
       Layer opacity-
           Lighten 50%
           Creamy 60%
           B&W 100%
           Chocolate 70%

3) Cropped

4)  Ran Quick Edge Burn - a free Photoshop action from The Pioneer Woman - & reduced the layer opacity to 50% 

Here's a side-by-side of the before & after:

Now you know.