Here’s my May, week three edit for Robyn’s One-Four Challenge.
I wasn’t really sure what to do with this week’s edit so I spent quite along time just playing around, seeing what I liked. Because of this there were a number of changes that I’m not entirely certain of. Eventually I decided that I wanted to focus on the lock. After this decision was made I reduced the vibrancy and saturation in Camera Raw, leaving only a few hints of rust to add colour to the image. I then opened it in Photoshop Elements 13 where I cropped it- a little tighter than week 1 but not as much as week 2. I then selected the background wood and reduced its contrast and brightness. I finished off by running the sharpen tool over a few areas of the lock and increasing the saturation a little to brighten the rust.
I currently have no idea what I’m going to do for week 4’s edit, so any suggestions would be very gratefully received.
Here’s the original and the two previous edits: