One Word Sunday – Division

From Black and White to Colour

Originally this image was one of blossom photographed at Bateman

Blossom at Bateman’s

In Lightroom, I added a grad filter to desaturate one half of the image and played around with the temperature sliders.

Lightroom Edit

Then I took the image to Photoshop. Where I performed the following steps.

  • Duplicated Layer
  • Added a Texture – Multiple Blend mode
  • Added an Exposure Adjustment Layer – Exposure +0.10, Gamma Correction 1.00 – Normal Blend Mode
  • Added a Brightness/Contrast Adjustment Layer – Brightness 143, Contrast -49 – Normal Blend Mode
  • Added a Vibrance Adjustment Layer – Vibrance – 100, Saturation -6, Normal blend mode
  • Stamped layers together.
  • Copied Layer
  • On the copied layer, I selected Lighten Blend Mode and increased the image size just slightly.
  • Saved Image

Back in Lightroom

  • Created another graduated filter and played around with exposure, Whites, Blacks, and Saturation Levels.

I love how the texture made a pattern and how the leaves turned greenish/yellow.


Posted as Part of Debbie’s One Word Sunday – Division Photography challenge.


About Author
Bren is a female amateur photographer and blogger who along with her husband, Ashley, have created a photography blog called Brashley Photography which showcases the places they’ve visited on their photography journey. Bren and Ashley primarily concentrate their photographic skills on landscape, architecture and floral subjects. Based in the South East of England they hope to give their readers an insight into the wonderful and beautiful landscapes, buildings and places that the South of England has to offer.
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