A shot at editing?

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  1. dab_20

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    Definitely not the best photo. Can someone take a shot at editing this? Maybe crop it so only pedals are in the background and my mom wanted selective coloring. And any other thing you can think of.

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    I used selective coloring but used that to mute the background colors instead of go entirely B&W. Here's my go at it:

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    Oooo beautiful thank you very very much!!
     
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    Can you work with this one?
     
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    I'm not having much luck with #2, sorry =/
     
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    What else did you do, Rufus? Very nice job!
     
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    with my limited skill, here's my go at it.

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    I did a color correct pass and increased the contrast with curves, did a small sharpen pass and then an extra sharp (lab/lightness 500/.5/0) on just the rings. Once I desaturated the background petals I ran a slight diffuse glow on it and I think I probably finished it with scott kelby's '3 step portrait finish' (which you can find on the web in a bunches of places :) )
     
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    The sharpness blows me away.. really nice. Thanks
     
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    Wing352... Awesome, thanks I like it!! Thanks for your help everyone.
     

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