From ‘Ehhh’ to ‘Awh’

Took some photos of Parx out in our beautiful fall leaf covered grass; that is now non existent after the lawn man made a visit.

I couldn’t resist these beautiful colors, but the original image really didn’t pull out the intesnity of the fall yumminess.

So, here I am with another ‘how to’ using Adobe Camera Raw (ACR) and Photoshop (I have CS4 Extended).

I realized I edit most of these HOW TOs the same way, so the next ‘how to edit’ will be quite different.

Here is the SOOC (straight out of the camera):

and then…. with some easy ACR+PS tweaks:

Steps… explained and……..


Once again BEFORE:


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Jenn Sawtelle Great post! Quick question: do you ever mask the color fill layers off of the subject? I played around with this today and I think I love what it does to the background but I am concerned that my subjects look a tad muddy?November 15, 2011 – 9:52 pm

Miss Giny / Au Pays des Merveilles Cute ! Cute ! Cute ! I love it !
Thank you for your demo ! :)November 28, 2010 – 7:44 am

Nikki T Oh my goodness Arden … this is a great demo. You had me at, “BADA BING BADA BOOM!” Ha ha. :)November 27, 2010 – 9:57 am

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