Exercise: Alteration

“The final exercise in this part of the course is deliberate, out-and-out alteration of the content of the image”    Hell yes! time to remove the manacles and really mess with an image: This is my starting image. The goal is to use some of the big...

Exercise: Addition

I have tackled this exercise in two ways, the first was to use several images of the same subject to add detail to the sky and sea the second was to utterly restructure the image. Here is our base Raw file: So an image of Venice taken from the vaperetto, its a little...

Exercise: Enhancement

Shellie The Base Image This is my base image for this exercise, an Image of Shellie Marie taken at the studio workshop. This is a jpeg rendered from the base RAW file with no processing done other than the base conversion to jpeg.  Step 1 Imperfections Step 1 is to...

Exercise: Improvement or Interpretation

The chosen image for this exercise is one take on a light table, I took a series of these at different lighting levels and some were perfectly exposed for the body of the model. This image had a great shadow but is under exposed in the body. I decided this would be a...

Exercise: Correction

Dust This image provided by the OCA in the resource kit shows signs of dust, it is hard to tell what is dust and what is imperfection in the subject so I corrected it until it felt ok to me.                 Some of the...