Who's up for some editing?

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  1. MyNameIsChris

    MyNameIsChris TPF Noob!

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    I'm looking for a sort of surreal look to this picture, but can't seem to get it myself. I want the look of a picture a little overdone in photomatix, but have no clue how to get it. If you would like to, feel free to edit this picture and let me know how ya did it :) Thanks in advance!

    This is the picture:
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  2. 300csrt8

    300csrt8 TPF Noob!

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    I would but it says that your photos are NOT ok to edit, Sorry
     
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    MyNameIsChris TPF Noob!

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    Ha, my bad.
    It's changed... have at it :D
     
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    This is what I came up with.

    more contrast
    slightly more saturated
    duplicate layer
    filter>artistic>neon glow
    layer>blending options>mulitiply>opacity=30ish
    layer>gradient overlay of black, pink, orange
    layer>style>inner shadow>distance=0 size=50
    merged and saved.


    original:

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    my edit:
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  5. MyNameIsChris

    MyNameIsChris TPF Noob!

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    Oh wow, I really like that Kimberly!

    If anyone else wants to give it a shot, they can.
     
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    May be a little over the top but what the heck.

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    Random mix of filters in PhotoImpact and then adjusted hue/saturation etc.
     
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    Here's mine..


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    I took the easy route.. used Nik Color Effex Monday Morning Violet Filter, then Kubota LOTR Return of the King action and finally Kubota Starburst Vignette Action.

    :D
     
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    Wow that is pretty awesome Parago. It looks like some noise got added but I love the colors.
     
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    Ya the noise is part of the LOTR filter, and it's adjustable but I kinda liked it :wink:
     
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    how about this?

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    I bumped the saturation, and did an Ortan effect.....however it literally came out the same as Kimberly
     
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    Here's 'a lot overdone':

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    In camera raw, bump everything (recovery, fill, blacks, saturation, brightness, contrast) to 100% and then adjust exposure.

    After that I did a curves where I set the black, white and grey points and did a pretty steep contrasty-y curve. From there I did a high-pass sharpen and merge-down (40% sharpen or so).

    Next, duplicate layer, Gaussian blur of 5.0 and opacity of 20%, merge down. Duplicate layer again, set blend mode to multiply, make a selection that's about 80% of the area and refine the selection to a 99 pixel feather then delete that.

    After that, I ran an aggressive noise reduction (10 and jpeg on).

    Probably way over the top, though :)
     
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