Friday, February 18, 2011

Fix-It Friday

Life has hit me hard the last couple of weeks. Between unexpected travel and a houseful of flu, I'm ready to burst! Luckily the Fix-It Friday on I Heart Faces came about just in time to save me today. :)

So here is the original photo, shot by Andrea Riley, straight out of camera.


The first thing I did was crop the image. Then I bumped the curves, added more contrast, reduced the red, burned the background, and finally sharpened the final image. This is my edited color version.


And here is my version in a soft black and white (my fave)...

3 comments:

MoonChylde said...

Love the 2nd edit!

JulieT said...

beautiful sensitive composition

Megan said...

I didn't think it was possible, but you made a beautiful photo even more beautiful!