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What to do with that “shot”

By on February 24, 2014

This is the first image I see when I open up my photos of the Camino.  It is the first picture I took in Spain.  We had just got off the airplane in Madrid, found out way to the Subway and we were heading to the Train Station.  It’s a crappy photo.  I don’t know why I kept it and any other workflow would have had it gone in a second. But I kept it.

Must be because I love subways.  The city I live in, Hamilton, does not have one.  Toronto, “just up the road” has a pretty big one. So does Montreal where I think I first rode on one. At least the first one I remember.

Today I found something to do with it.

Until now most of my editing has been done in Lightroom 5. Today I opened  my old copy of Photoshop Elements. 2.0.  Yep, it’s very old.  Somewhere along the line I had a pirated copy of the original Photoshop but never quite put the time into learning it so never got myself a full version.  I only got PE 2 because I was studying web-design and I got it at a good price and enjoyed the course.

So, to make a long story short…. here are some photos of a crappy shot made artsy.  Hope you enjoy.

WP-24-Feb-2014-5the original “crappy” photo

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Poster Edge (base filter)

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Inked filter

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Lens Flare filterWP-24-Feb-2014-3

Water Paper Filter

Please let me know what you think.  I might do some more creative stuff with some of my photos.  Do you like modified photos or is the raw stuff what you like better.

Thanks and Adios.

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    Tracy

    February 25, 2014

    I like the way the poster edge filter sharpened the photo. I do prefer retouched photos but then I’m a graphic designer and think everything should be retouched a bit . . . or maybe it’s because I’m not a very good photographer and my stuff always needs a tweak!! Glad you didn’t toss this photo!

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      Jeffrey Everets

      February 25, 2014

      Thanks Tracy.

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