Don's talk will start at 7:00pm but please come early to socialize with the other members attending.
This talk is about post processing methods in Photoshop. It will include handouts with details of the Photoshop manipulations of the image. It discusses relatively extreme methods that may upset some purists but are fun to try. You should come away with a new respect for the curves adjustment layer. It is an extremely powerful tool. Most of these techniques can be duplicated in Photoshop Elements. The talk is in 5 parts.
Part 1 Extreme Sharpening And a minor Color Enhancement trick.
This is an unpublished variation on High Pass Filter sharpening. Typically macro photographs are a little blurred. This method is very useful in bringing out details. We will also show a two mouse click color enhancement that is very useful.
Part 2 Doing Evil things to Good Photographs
Actually we do some good things as well. This part looks at some of the aspects of photographs that attract the viewers attention. We can use these to direct the viewers attention both towards and away from elements.
Part 3 False Color Part 1
Using curves to create false colors.
Part 4 False Color 2
Using the solarization filter.
Part 5 Reworking the composition
Actually Part 2 is a subtle reworking of the composition. This section takes the sledge hammer approach of reworking the composition as a composite where you move elements. WE will cover some useful tricks in creating composite images.