Today Cindy and I went to the World Ag Expo. This is THE hugest event I have ever attended, and I’ve been to TONS of exhibitions. This is an international farm show, and not being a farmer I have never attended, even though I have lived here 28 years. That is all past tense now. I joined Kiwanis, and they had a food booth. So I went to take pictures.
Woe was me when I saw one of the photos that came out like this:
I was just about to throw it out, but I thought, “This is the perfect example of whether Photoshop really works.” So I kept if and played with it for about a half hour.
This is what happened after I cropped it, adjusted brightness, vibrance, and then painted with a dodge and burn tool. I was astounded. It’s still not a great picture, but it IS a picture, and that is what amazed me. If I coud do that with my little dab of experience on a picture that is so awful, just think what Photoshop CAN do in the hands of an expert – photographer and processor!!!
Any thoughts? I’ll write about the Farm Show tomorrow.