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My first attempt at a version gallery. Hope it works. Roll over the versions to see individual comments

This one took a few hours to create.

The initial shot was taken in my studio with the shot in mind.

I removed the background, and added a Church and something for the angel to 'stand' on. I colour corrected, and altered the exposure on the Church, until it looked dark.

I then added a suitable background. I got this one from fotolia.

Again, I adjusted the exposure of the background to get close to what I wanted.

I added a moon, stars and wings to the angel, again to get the mood for the final piece.

I tweaked the exposure even more, and added a blue wash to everything to make it look like the moon was lighting the church and angel.

I added shadows to the angel and wings to make them drop away and make the front lighting even stronger.

Finally, I added highlights to the front of the angel to make the front lighting even more pronounced.

Hope you like it.

Dean

Camera:Canon EOS 20D
Lens:17-85 IS
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Fallen Angel
Username:EnigmaPhoto EnigmaPhoto
Uploaded:30 Dec 2007 - 5:37 PM
Tags:After, Angel, Before, City, Digital art, Digitally manipulated, Moon, Portraits / people
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Paree
Paree e2 Member 9603 forum postsParee vcard 3 Constructive Critique Points
30 Dec 2007 - 5:41 PM

this is a wonderful image
very well done
pareen

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SKavanagh
SKavanagh e2 Member 7312 forum postsSKavanagh vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
30 Dec 2007 - 5:47 PM

This is out standing i have a long way to go with photoshop to even get close to this
Good job Dean
Steve

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EnigmaPhoto
EnigmaPhoto e2 Member 9487 forum postsEnigmaPhoto vcard United Kingdom
30 Dec 2007 - 5:48 PM

Cheers for that.

It's the first time I've used the version gallery. It works pretty well, although I had to shuffle them around quite a bit to get the order I wanted. LOL

I try not to upload to much Photoshopped stuff on EPhotozine these days, but I really wanted to try this gallery option out to see how it worked.

In fact I might upload another from the same shoot, different theme.

Last Modified By EnigmaPhoto at 30 Dec 2007 - 5:51 PM

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sketch
sketch  71469 forum posts United Kingdom
30 Dec 2007 - 5:53 PM

You are brilliant at manipulation, wish i was, i love to develop my manipulation skills,
Well done, love it

sarah x

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NevP
NevP  9853 forum posts Canada13 Constructive Critique Points
30 Dec 2007 - 6:14 PM

Nice work, excellent vision.

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Ukulele_Lady
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30 Dec 2007 - 6:48 PM

Wow, wonderful work.
Suse

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andora6878
andora6878 e2 Member 7andora6878 vcard England
30 Dec 2007 - 6:56 PM

Your image left me jaw-dropped... I'm suprissed I can type. Great job, Dean.

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Paintman
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30 Dec 2007 - 7:09 PM

This is superbly constructed imagery. Excellent work.
Alan.

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JulieTinton
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30 Dec 2007 - 7:11 PM

Great work! Love the finished version, very clever!

Julie

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Curtain
Curtain e2 Member 7Curtain vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
30 Dec 2007 - 7:17 PM

This is fantastic and thanks for telling us what went into this. I've saved your gallery as a favourite and will have a closer look later.
Nick

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Grim1
Grim1  749 forum posts United Kingdom
30 Dec 2007 - 8:10 PM

Very clever imaging.

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dusted
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30 Dec 2007 - 8:34 PM

true talent
~si

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User_Removed
30 Dec 2007 - 9:03 PM

truely superb

Regards
Dave

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Firebaby
Firebaby e2 Member 111204 forum postsFirebaby vcard Faroe Islands
30 Dec 2007 - 10:03 PM

Wow Dean, I'm amazed at the amount of work you needed to put in to produce them, but then again, your end product underlies your work ethic!

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kitsch
kitsch e2 Member 8439 forum postskitsch vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
30 Dec 2007 - 10:37 PM

fantastic work!!!!

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Michelle_S
Michelle_S e2 Member 7529 forum postsMichelle_S vcard England
30 Dec 2007 - 10:39 PM

Stunning and how great it was to see it from start to finish really gave an insight to all your hard work you put into it Smile

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EnigmaPhoto
EnigmaPhoto e2 Member 9487 forum postsEnigmaPhoto vcard United Kingdom
30 Dec 2007 - 10:56 PM

Thanks for all the great comments guys. I do enjoy doing this sort of stuff to be honest. This one took about 4 hours (not including the original shoot with the model).

I've done another that took a few days... ouch.

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Goggz
Goggz e2 Member 72301 forum postsGoggz vcard Wales72 Constructive Critique Points
30 Dec 2007 - 11:42 PM

Marvellous concept and execution.
Thanks for sharing it with us.
Cheer,s goggz

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chase
chase Critique Team 91118 forum postschase vcard England242 Constructive Critique Points
31 Dec 2007 - 8:17 AM

Nicely put together & thankyou for sharing your technique,well done !
Oh & have an RC to go with your HC Smile
Janet

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EnigmaPhoto
EnigmaPhoto e2 Member 9487 forum postsEnigmaPhoto vcard United Kingdom
31 Dec 2007 - 1:19 PM

Oooo I got an HC.. kewl.

Cheers guys. Truly appreciated. I always love an RC Smile

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JouŠo
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31 Dec 2007 - 3:48 PM

this IS good! This IS SO good!!!!!

Jouko

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IMAGESTAR
IMAGESTAR e2 Member 8IMAGESTAR vcard United Kingdom
31 Dec 2007 - 4:27 PM

very good work love it .Brian
Happy new year to all.

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31 Dec 2007 - 5:35 PM

Excellent work

Colin

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31 Dec 2007 - 8:46 PM

Thats is an amazingly good bit of PS work, and an excellent use of this gallery. Fab! Smile

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RogBrown
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2 Jan 2008 - 11:52 AM

Superb work. Very well envisaged & executed. Good to see the various stages.
Rog

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2 Jan 2008 - 5:19 PM

Amazing.
Good to see the whole process. Thanks.

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MarkT
MarkT e2 Member 10119 forum postsMarkT vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jan 2008 - 1:38 PM

Excellent work Dean, best use of the before and after gallery I've seen - superb final image.

All the best for 08.

Mark.

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Phil_Restan
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4 Jan 2008 - 4:18 PM

Great result for the work you put in. Good to read how it all came about.

Phil

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4 Jan 2008 - 6:00 PM

Thanks for posting up the process for completing the image... works well.

Pete

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10 Jan 2008 - 5:18 PM

Wow, brilliant work. The tutorial style versions is brilliant. Paul

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21 Jan 2008 - 10:17 AM

Excellent set of images, shows the process off well.

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6 Feb 2008 - 11:42 PM

Great work Dean and excellent to see the stages you went through. Congrats for the HC too.
Howard

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27 May 2008 - 12:36 PM

Wow, amazing picture, you get better everytime..

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