My edit this week is not quite what I had planned. (Thanks to your suggestions, I downloaded several new action sets that I was so excited to try. But for some reason, they just weren't working on the photo I wanted to use. Bummer! I was looking forward to trying some actions from My Four Hens Photography and Nelly Nero's Time Capsule set. Maybe next week!) :-)
Since the artsy stuff wasn't happening for me, I thought I'd stick to what I know best; the "clean edit." I'm showing you my edit first, because when you see the SOOC first, the edit looks too light.
Now for my SOOC - oops! Well, I am the self-proclaimed queen of underexposure, after all.
I could have avoided this massive underexposure by metering off one of my kids' faces, rather than using evaluative metering.
The steps for my touch-up:
Aly's Basic Boost
soft light blending mode
Everyday Vintage action to get the sky color; masked it off everything else
MCP's touch of light, just on the kids
I came up with a few more versions, but they were so similar to my clean edit, I thought I'd just stick with one for this week. Next week I promise to do something more artsy!
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