Monday, December 12, 2005

Making perfection

That green blob in the middle of the photo I took yesterday of the cyclist at sunset (see below) was really bugging me. So, two of my pals showed me how to use Adobe Photoshop to remove this anomaly. And, while they were at it, they showed me how to make the sunset colors stand out more, and to add contrast to better define the trees and the cyclist.
So, here it is, my first doctored photo.
Now, if only there was an equivalent of Photoshop that would let us erase life's anomalies, soften the jagged edges and accentuate the important elements...

7 comments:

LBseahag said...

so true...

and what sucks is that adobe created the perfect woman...

Michael said...

Mornin', LB,

Hah! I prefer imperfections (except in photos); they add character.

anu said...

wow Michael :) well said

Michael said...

Hi Anu,
Hope you're feeling well and less harried.

g said...

Photoshop is fun. I don't know if photography is about perfections, but it's nice to play with photoshop and see what it can do with the pixels.

Michael said...

Yes, g, I'm becoming "pixilated" and I enjoy it.
On my home computer screen, that green blob is invisible following my "fix," but now I'm on a different computer and I can see just how rough my patch job looks.
What a good lesson in relativity for me!

LBseahag said...

I agree...that is why I am keeping my gorilla nose...hee hee