The Power of Photoshop

I have said this a few times before, but I have almost as much fun processing my photos in Photoshop than I do actually taking photos! I have kind of fallen off of the “HDR” bandwagon, but from time to time, I like to play around with it. I especially like the way colours “pop” when different layers of exposure are combined…and I do like the “painterly” feel…especially when printed on canvas. In any case, here is a cool “before/after” rendition of a photo I took today in a Kampung close to where I work…

The BEFORE shot (straight out of the camera)



And here is the AFTER shot….I used Lightroom, Aurora, and Photoshop to create this final image…