Help on how to create this 'look'

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  1. pongerts

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    Lots of fill light in ACR or Lightroom and oversharpening.
     
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    really? thanks!

    i'll try that when i get home.

    i really like that CG kinda look. :)


    btw, what's ACR?
     
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    They've also cranked up the contrast and put a vignette on both photos.
     
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    acr is adobe camera raw
     
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    oic! thanks again! :)
     
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    ann No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    it also reminds me of Luisart or dragan processes
     
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    I'd do it with fill flash, vignette, and a high percentage/low radius USM followed by a low percentage/high radius USM on a luminosity blend layer.
     
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    I think it's actually making a faux HDR from a single RAW file.
     
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    This technique (which doesn't use HDR, though the end results are similar) was described in about 2 or 3 issues back in Photoshop User. I'll see if I can't dig up the issue #.
     
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    Those photos look a little similar and maybe on the way to look like the works of Dave Hill.

    Dave Hill
     
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    Dave Hill. Wow. That's some awesome work. How's all that done?

    ~Michael~
     

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