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poppy-sooc-1 Underexposed Painted Poppy Brightened Up through edits!


poppy-edit-1 Underexposed Painted Poppy Brightened Up through edits!

Photo Equipment & MCP Actions™ Products Used

Camera and Lens Used: [amazon_link id=”B004M170YC” target=”_blank” ]Canon EOS Rebel T3i[/amazon_link], Canon 100mm macro non IS
ISO, Aperture, Shutter Speed: ISO 200, F2.8, SS 1/1000
Software Used: Lightroom, Photoshop
Actions/Presets Used: Inspire Photoshop Actions, Texture Play Overlays
Extra Details: Steps Taken to Achieve Final Edit:

In Lightroom: Increased exposure +1/83, contrast +16, shadows +80, whites +15 & clarity +43.

Moved to Photoshop CC: Used curves that was learned from the MCP Curves class to brighten the poppy.

From MCP Inspire: Used Light Painting and Light blocking to add some details to the flower, Brilliant base, Bittersweet masking 80% off of the flower, Country side masking 80% off of flower, Custom edge burn using a light blue color, Dark multi Matte masking part of the matte off of the flower & Gem polish on the flower.

From MCP Texture Play Overlays: Used texture #27 & #29, removing part of the textures from the flower.


Image Title: Painted Poppy
By: Sue Zellers

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