Camera and Lens Used: Nikon D810 w/Nikon 24-70 f/2.8
ISO, Aperture, Shutter Speed: ISO 100, f/6.3, SS 1/250
Software Used: Lightroom, Photoshop
Actions/Presets Used: Baby Steps Lightroom Presets, InFusion Lightroom Presets, Texture Play Overlays
Extra Details:

Manual Edits:

  • Increase the exposure and cropped with rule of thirds.
  • Performed simple blemish edits on baby’s face

Baby Steps Presets:

  • Radial Filter – Natural – turned on a 40 degree angle and feathered at 77

InFusion Presets:

  • Exact-o-Knife sharpening on lashes and eyes

Texture Play Overlays:

  • Added Daydream 2 Overlay
  • Moved image to Photoshop, where texture #19 was added at 29%
  • Overlaid a stock image of spatter

Moved photo back to LightRoom, where edges were burned in a few places. Finished with High Def sharpening and added logo.


Image Title: The Boy Called Kai
By: Debi Kemper Senior
Studio: Heartfelt Thousand Words Photography

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