Today we take a “Colorized Rorschach Test” as ink is dropped into water, and the photo is dropped into Photoshop…


(Straight Out Of Camera)


Nikon D810
Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8
200 ISO



  • Rotated 180 degrees
  • Exposure and shadows Lowered
  • Highlights, clarity, vibrance and saturation raised



  • Dodged out the background and converted to a smart object
  • Copied the image to another layer
  • Flipped the top layer horizontally
  • Masked out one side of the top layer
  • Masked out any spillover and any weirdness on the transition line
  • Stretched the image vertically to be less square


Final Thoughts

The upside to mirroring these shots, is I can make a completely new photo out of the other side… Bonus!


A day later I’ve realized the photo is much cooler if I hadn’t flipped it… Bummer. 

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