Here we “Have a Smashing Christmas!” as 2 Christmas tree bulbs are shot, in accordance with tradition.
(Straight Out Of Camera)
Nikon 105mm f/2.8
- Raised shadows and whites
- Lowered exposure, highlights and blacks
- Raised clarity, vibrance and saturation
- Used the adjustment brush to dodge out the background
- Got rid of the strings
- Cleaned any issues
- Levels adjustments
OK now that Ive reviewed the photo I think its kinda weird that the brown bulb is just floating there. One bulb floating is weird, but two seams stupid, so I pulled the balls back into Photoshop and cloned out the left bulb and changed the canvas to highlight the exploding death star bulb.
Somewhat off topic is the thought that I now see how the Kennedy Assassination may have actually happened the way the Warren Commission said it did. I shot these bulbs from the right side, and somehow the entrance wound looks like an exit wound.
I guess Ill have to do more experiments to explain “Tower 7” and “Contrails” next. Bigfoot is on his own.
I tried a shoot through background this time, but it kinda messed with the colors a bit.