Surf’s Up

Dreaming of the pros. Catching any waves we can.

A boy runs toward the surf with his boogie board. Not So SAHM

Surf’s Up – ProjectEdit365 – 29 Aug

The original was just a little lopsided and dim so I cropped to straighten. I lightened the pic just a bit but it didn’t do too much with the sticks. So I used an adjustment brush to lighten those and the back of the boy’s head. I also used an adjustment brush on the whites of the water to bring out the contrast. I didn’t mess that much with the color of the water and sky because I wanted the focus to remain on the boy. I increased the vibrance a little. The original:

29August

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Mini swamp

In Wilmington, NC there is a local park with a small swamp, in the city. No trekking to get to these waters.

A small swamp with cypress trees in Wilmington, NC Not So SAHM

Mini swamp – ProjectEdit365 – 27 July

It’s not so ominous in the original picture. I cropped in and straightened the picture. The main adjustment was lowering the vibrancy to make it not so bright. I adjusted several of the colors and temp afterwards to get the look I wanted. I also increased the contrast and clarity and added a little vignette. The original:

27July

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