I love the "For Dummies..." series. Today I purchased Photoshop for Dummies, the all-in-one desk reference version... 9 books in one!!!
I am having fun. I am learning and BOY are my photos going to look great!
First I took this photo...
I made it to a grey scale and then I put "some" color back in using the gradient tool. I REALLY like how it turned out.
I had so much fun doing that one so I decided to fix one that came out too dark.
Here's the original:
I love this photo but I found it to be too dark for my liking. So I "fixed" it using the shadow/highlight tool.
Here's the end result:
Here is my attempt to make her eyes "pop" following the directions from the photography section of Pioneer Woman .
As it stands I'm still learning, and judging by the thickness of this book I will be for a while.
I am pleased with my first two forays into the Photoshop world and look forward to those yet to come.