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Before and After Step-by-Step Edit: Editing Flowers in Photoshop

The MCP Show and Tell Site is a place for you to share your images edited with MCP products (our Photoshop actionsLightroom presetstextures and more).  We’ve always shared before and after Blueprints on our main blog, but now, we will sometimes share some favorites from Show and Tell to give these photographers even more exposure.  If you haven’t checked out Show and Tell yet, what are you waiting for?  You’ll learn how other photographers are using our products and see what they can do for your work.  And once you are ready, you can show off your own editing skills using MCP goodies.  You might even make new friends or gain a customer…. since you get to add your website address right on the page. Bonus!

Today’s Featured Image:

ISO, Aperture, Shutter Speed: ISO 250, SS 1/15, f/32

The before image is very pretty, however, it needs a bit of softening:


rose2original How to Edit Flowers in Photoshop Blueprints Photoshop Actions
Software Used: Lightroom, Photoshop

Actions Used to edit the flower: Newborn Necessities Photoshop Actions

rose1 How to Edit Flowers in Photoshop Blueprints Photoshop Actions

The steps:

Lightroom – Slight white balance adjustment, reduced the shadows and open the highlights. Moved over to Photoshop.

Photoshop – Use clone stamp to fill in empty space with extra petals to create fullness. Reduce color saturation by 12%, add iris blur to draw attention to the details in the center of the rose.

Newborn Necessities Actions – Use Frosted Vignette on Lighten lowered to 38%.



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