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Posted By: shiner, 02-04-2009, 07:53 AM

Playing with Orton Effect...
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02-04-2009, 08:13 AM   #2
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QuoteOriginally posted by shiner Quote

Playing with Orton Effect...
Very nice, stunning in fact. The only drawback, as I always tell people, are dark areas, which are difficult to control and deal with. You have two options: Either crop out the large area of black in the foreground; or, try to neutralize or diminish its blackness. Try the magic wand around the black area and desaturate or lighten the black area. Not too much or it will look like you pasted in the area. Do this before you create the second layer on the Orton effect (gausian blur).


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good photo. PP is also good
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Perfect subject for the Orton effect. Has a very eerie mood. Good pp.

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Beautiful work and really a 'swamp mood'!
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Beautiful moody shot, well done!
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Thanks everyone! JMR, I will definitely try out the magic wand tool and post the result.

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