"Composition is king", whether, it be a painting, portrait, landscape
or even a graphic, if anything will let you down... trust, it will be
are asking me what makes a good picture. For me, it is the harmony
between subject and form that leads each one of those elements to its
maximum of expression and vigor. -Henri Cartier-Bresson, "What Makes a Good Picture?", "The Best of Popular Photography" by Harvey V. Fondiller, ISBN: 0871650371 , page: 272
back today with a portrait, here I am interested in forms,shapes and of
course shadows. I allow my subject to emerge from the darkness, by
using a technique I have developed in photoshop :-) called simply "FDTL" from darkness to light.
will soon post a tutorial on how I achieved this as this picture
believe it or not was taken in daylight, outside and not in a studio.
I've always said, the best photoshop work is hardly seen :-) well this
is one pic that quite alot of photoshop work has been done, but keeping
it as natural as possible, is the key!
The original can be found here. folasade
I'll be working on a tutorial to explain my technique as soon as I get the free time to do so, I confess i'm quite lazy :-(
"After a very lo...