Camera and Lens Used: Nikon D5000 and Nikkor 70-300mm VR
ISO, Aperture, Shutter Speed: ISO 400, f/5.0, 1/500 sec
Software Used: Lightroom, Photoshop
Actions/Presets Used: Newborn Necessities Photoshop Actions, Enlighten Lightroom Presets, Illuminate Lightroom Presets
Extra Details: Steps Taken to Achieve Final Edit –
- Illuminate preset: Golden Sunlight (From the Top) and then moved the filter down further on the photo to extend the sunlight throughout the whole picture. Increased exposure by 1/2 a stop, cropped photo, then adjusted exposure further to a total increase of +.78.
- Newborn Necessities: Diaper Bag Action and selected Sugar-n-Spice and Pick Me Up.
Moved back into Lightroom:
- Straightened angle. Used MCP Detail finder from Enlighten Preset on specific faces to sharpen the focus.
Image Title: Family Ties That Bind (From Darkness to Light using Presets and Actions)
By: Valerie Bybee
Studio: Valerie Bybee Photography