I have searched for a technique to enhance feather detail in white birds. I think I may have found one! Simply increasing contrast doesn’t work as that tends to muddy up the whites. I also tried copying the white areas to a new layer in Photoshop and using various layer modes with limited success. I found that using linear burn was best, but still didn’t give me quite what I wanted. The gull picture at left (click for a larger view) was one such image. I liked the position of the gull, but the whites of the feathers lacked detail and the picture fell flat. I knew the detail was contained in the RAW image, but how to pull it out? Continue reading
- Fotobug Episode 274 - Flash Photography made Simple!Many of our viewers have asked about how to improve portraits using a single flash unit. So we are proud and happy to present a simplified approach to get you started, even if you are just using the built-in flash unit on your camera. Please share your flash portraits on The Fotobug Facebook page and […]
- Fotobug Episode 274 - Flash Photography made Simple!
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