One Photo Focus: December

It’s been a while since I have been able to participate in Stacy Fischer’s One Photo Focus Challenge. It’s good to be back!

Here’s the original photo by Julie Powell Photography:


The first thing I did was open the RAW version in Photoshop and use these settings in the RAW converter:


Which produced this image:


Next, I cropped the image:


Then I made it black and white using these settings:


For this image:


My last step was to go to the preset Gallery filters. I wanted to find a look that softened the edges of the image. I used the Rough Pastels filter with these settings:


For this final image:


Stacy, thanks, as always, for a fun challenge. For more from this challenge, visit One Photo Focus: December.

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Click the image above for rules on joining the fun!


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