For this assignment we were to add texture and punch to one of our pictures by adding contrast.
I wasn’t happy with my first attempt where I started in Photoshop then made adjustments in Lightroom, so I started again from scratch using Lightroom first then only used Photoshop to clean up the jetty and remove the lamp posts.
Nightcliff Jetty – Original 1/1000 f3.5 ISO 80 24mm
First attempt – lamp posts left in
I didn’t like the white patch in the sky when I removed the lamp posts, but I didn’t like the result when I tried to fix it either so I started again: