I just loved the framing on this shot. Unfortunately, SOOC was pretty underexposed and required the basic clean editing in ACR along with tweaks in PhotoshopCC followed by some stylization in Perfect Photosuite 7. I think it turned out pretty … Continue reading


June 30 2013 CalfStylizedablog

I have been working on my compositing skills and thought I would share my latest ‘play’.

I started in lightroom 5 and performed a clean edit. Then I moved the shot into OnOne Perfect Photo Suite 7 where I masked the calf and added a new background. I moved the shot into PhotoshopCC & did some levels work. Lastly I opened Color Efex Pro 4 and used a vintage & an antique effect.

*Edit* After viewing the above on the blog I realized that the calf was not positioned correctly on the background as the plant on the lower right indicates.

Here is another try with similar processing. On this one I did not apply any Color Efex Pro 4 effects:

June 30 2013 CalfStylized2

It still looks fake but at this point who the hell cares.  Practice makes perfect! LOL!!