Camera and Lens Used: Canon EOS Rebel T3i, Canon 100mm macro non IS
ISO, Aperture, Shutter Speed: ISO 200, F2.8, SS 1/1000
Software Used: Lightroom, Photoshop
Actions/Presets Used: Inspire Photoshop Actions, Texture Play Overlays
Extra Details: Steps Taken to Achieve Final Edit:

In Lightroom: Increased exposure +1/83, contrast +16, shadows +80, whites +15 & clarity +43.

Moved to Photoshop CC: Used curves that was learned from the MCP Curves class to brighten the poppy.

From MCP Inspire: Used Light Painting and Light blocking to add some details to the flower, Brilliant base, Bittersweet masking 80% off of the flower, Country side masking 80% off of flower, Custom edge burn using a light blue color, Dark multi Matte masking part of the matte off of the flower & Gem polish on the flower.

From MCP Texture Play Overlays: Used texture #27 & #29, removing part of the textures from the flower.


Image Title: Painted Poppy
By: Sue Zellers
Website: http://500px.com/sueze

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