Here “Red Meets Blue” in a photo of exploding paint particles.

 

SOOC

(Straight Out Of Camera)

 

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EXIF:

Nikon D810
Nikon 105mm f/2.8
f/29
800 ISO

 

Lightroomed

 

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  • Cropped

 

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  • Raised exposure, contrast, shadows and whites
  • Lowered highlights and blacks

 

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  • Raised clarity, vibrance and saturation

 

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  • Lens corrections
  • Noise reduction
  • Sharpening

 

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  • Tweaked the colors in HSL

 

Photoshopped

 

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First I cleaned up the canvas with the healing and clone brushes,

 

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Then I thought it was kinda boring after I got rid of the balls, so I stole some from this photo of 1/5th of a second later and put it on top.

 

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I tried to sprinkle in a few orbs in a somewhat random fashion. I always have a problem with authentic randomness.

 

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Then I fixed the levels for a brighter background.

Other Shots

 

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