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Beach talk

By christabella  
Wondered if you could give tips on how best to edit this to get the rainbow showing through better.

photoshop - unsharp mask, levels and curve adjusted, slight burn around rainbow

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Guillaume 11 119 2 United Kingdom
7 Jan 2009 1:25PM
use the sponge tool (on saturate) and go over the rainbow with it.

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barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
7 Jan 2009 1:31PM
Sorry cant help I'm a beginner
But love version 2
banehawi Plus
13 1.8k 3851 Canada
7 Jan 2009 2:22PM
I think youve done as well as can be done with this. Theres not a lot of detail available in the rainbow to work with. Ive tried numerous ways to get more out of it, and Ive ended up no better.

The shot itself really doesnt need the rainbow to make it work, - though I know it would be nice.


jdenman 9 18 5 Spain
7 Jan 2009 2:46PM
I think you have done a grand job of it, not easy without making the image look over saturated.
CathR 11 151 564 United Kingdom
7 Jan 2009 3:02PM
The only way I could do it was to make a duplicate layer and apply multiply blending mode then use a layer mask at a reduced opacity. The problem is that it is imposssible to isolate the rainbow from the rest of the sky which will be much darker - see mod. You may be able to do much better than me by playing around with the opacity levels for the various parts of the sky.


7 Jan 2009 5:02PM
A well captured shot, well taken.

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