November 2, 2007 by photo220
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Posted in My Photos | Tagged black and white, butterfly, photography | 3 Comments
A striking image Jenny :).
Great work with the dof and selective colouring. How did you do it? I like the contrast between the bright colours on the butterfly and the monotone background.
Thank you, Mike, for your kind words!
For this image I used a Macro 105 2.8 VR that provided a fairly soft background even at 7.1. I processed the photo in Lightroom by adjusting the saturation to the following colors & levels:Red: -39, Orange: +91, Yellow: -100, Green: -100
Then to create even less depth and softer focus, I played with “Kent’s Lens Blur” action in Photoshop. You can find the action at http://www.atncentral.com/download.htm
Thanks again for you comments and visit!
This would make a GREAT print to hang on the wall.
I know nothing about photography but I do know what I like.
Thanks for sharing
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