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Photo-a-Day  (Saturday, 30th May, 2009)

Leader of the pack

Leader of the pack
Three Sisters, Bryn.

Photo: Dave  (Nikon D300 - Nikon 80-200mm AF-D F2.8)
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Comment by: she44 on 30th May 2009 at 13:48

very clever photo dave thanks

Comment by: bob b on 31st May 2009 at 11:40

Dave, How did you manage to do that its just majic, Could you please explain without being too technical, Thanks, Bob.

Comment by: Dave on 31st May 2009 at 17:26

Hi Bob

Firstly - to get the narrow depth pf field (Sharp front klart and blurred backgrouynd) I shot using a wide aperture - in this case F/5.6

To get the selective colouring effect there are several ways - but all involve the same principle. Creating a black and white copy of the photograph and overlaying it on top of the colour version - then cutting through the black and white layer to reveal the colour underneath just where you want it.

I use the "Layer mask" method in Photoshop. Similar to this method.... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XkOiZy8rp48

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