Cup and Saucer Part II – FOTD


Still life image of a cup and saucer, complimented with flowers.

Camera Settings

Camera: Canon EOS 70D
Lens: EF-S18-135mm f/3.5-6.6 IS STIM
F/Number: f/8.0
ISO: 100

Focal Distance: 60mm
Shutter Speed:
0.4 sec
Software:
Adobe Lightroom Classic

Continuing my series of Cup and Saucer, in the above image, I just wanted to create colour over the flowers…. and keep the primary image monochrome. Only in this image I removed the heart shaped candle.

Below is the processing technique I used.

In Lightroom

  • Basic Panel
    • Profile Adobe Color
    • Temp 2932
    • Tint +4
    • Exposure -1.45
    • Contrast +51
    • Highlights -100
    • Shadows +100
    • Whites +10
    • Blacks -20
    • Clarity +80
    • Vibrance -6
    • Saturation -93
  • Details Panel
    • Sharpening
      • Amount 102
      • Radius 10
      • Detail 25
      • Masking 60
    • Noise Reduction
      • Luminance 33
      • Detail 50
      • Colour 25
      • Detail 50
  • Effects Panel
    • Amount -28
    • Midpoint 50
    • Feather 50

Graduated Filters

  • Exposure -0.69
  • Highlights -66
  • Exposure 0.60
  • Exposure 1.06
  • Exposure 0.23
  • Clarity 17
  • Colour H41 with Saturation 22%

Radial Filters

  • Temp 85
  • Tint 27
  • Exposure 0.81
  • Highlights -60
  • Shadows 85
  • Clarity 75
  • Saturation 100
  • Colour H23 with Saturation 38%
  • Settings as above.
  • Settings as above.
  • Settings as Above
  • Settings as Above
  • Settings as Above except clarity which is 32

Quick Tip : when using the same settings for radial filters and graduated filters, just right click on the first filter and select duplicate… then move the duplicated filter to where you want the effect to be.

  • Exposure 0.87
  • Highlights -40
  • Shadows -20
  • Exposure 0.78

Adjustment Brush

  • Saturation -47

The finished image has been submitted to Cee’s Flower of the Day Photography Challenge.

Until next time… happy snapping !!!!

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