The one four challenge is where you take one picture and over a month each week edit the picture in a different way. At the end of the month you have four different images and four different interpretations of the image. You can read more about the challenge here.
This month I have chosen a nice spring image to edit now spring is in full spring here. the blossom is just hanging on the tree, so I snapped a few shots. I think this image can go a few different ways which is great for this challenge.
I did a basic edit this month. I applied my Provia preset in Lightroom to get the nice strong greens and slightly creamy feel. The left side of the image was blown out, I have a another version of the image where there is more detail in the background and it is quite distracting. I adjusted the aperture to have a shallower depth of field which blew out the background more removing that detail. To stop it from feeling empty I added a gradient on the right side of the image and used the brush to remove the blossom from the gradient. I added a slight split with blue in the highlights to create some colour contrast against the browner orange tones.
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Also remember to check out Robyns post for this week.
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