Thread: Overdone it?
11-23-2012, 05:45 PM #1
I've been playing around in photoshop with some photos from the summer. What do you think of this result? I applied some channel light masks and some adjustment masks. Did I overdo it to the point where it doesn't look natural anymore? What do you think of the colors (too yellow?)? What else could I have done to improve it?
11-23-2012, 06:15 PM #2
I think you did a nice job with the processing. I quite like the processed version.Nikon D600 | D90 | Sony NEX-3
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11-23-2012, 07:00 PM #3
Definitely not overdone, and nice job!
I like what you've done to recover detail out of the shadows in the trees along the road. The yellow in the sky is okay, too. (Yellow's not my favorite color, but it works for this image.)Dave.
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11-24-2012, 12:12 AM #4
Thanks for your comments!
11-24-2012, 01:39 AM #5
It's definitely not overdone!!! I love the edited version. The sky is beautiful!Taylor
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11-24-2012, 12:42 PM #6dPS Forum Member
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Very well done... LIKE LIKE!
11-24-2012, 02:03 PM #7
I like the edited version.
You've got a little bit of halo along the mountains and IMO the image is a bit flat.
Here I just pushed it a bit harder with shadows/highlights, did a levels adjustment, dodge/burn the road to emphasize "draw" (darkened in front; lighten as you go in). And a touch of cloning to remove some of the halo (could have done more).
11-24-2012, 09:50 PM #8
Wow, thanks Steve for taking the time to do that! It does look significantly more 3-dimensional your way. I'm afraid the halo around the mountain is a result of my poor job making the mask around the sky - I can go back and try to be more careful. Do you have any advice on making the mask cleaner? I realize that there must be tons of tricks in PS that I have no clue about, since I'm entirely self-taught.
11-24-2012, 10:26 PM #9
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