Photoshop Friday | Creative Portraits | Katie's Finale

So all month i have posted of Katie's fun creative shoot, which start with intent on making her a doll, but when i sat down to edit my vision changed and i went more 'poltergeist' creepy mode. Maybe it was the whole Halloween vibe kicking in early. Either way, as the Finale to her series, i have compiled together the edits right here for you, and you can view the rest of my creative portraits in the Creative Portrait gallery! Hope you have enjoyed. I have already been at work on some really amazing (if i do say so myself,) images that are sure to stop you in your tracks. I am super proud of the next series-i am just not sure of when i will release them so follow on facebook to find out! 

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Photoshop Friday | Katie Doll part 2

 

You will notice i also extended the canvas on the final image and brought her dress down further. Her eyes were simply done in a separate layer and not so carefully covered over with a soft brush-in black. My black and white conversions always tend to lean towards whiter whites and blacker blacks. I custom b+w every b+w image i do. Typically bumping the yellows and oranges and a bit of the reds up to be lighter while bringing blues down a bit. of course it always depends on the colors they are wearing etc, but that is my general method. 

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Fade to Black. & White. | Creative Portraits

What you are about to see is a composite of two images "fading" in a small series to bring you to the final black and white. I hope you like it and that it inspires you to try new things out with your work. As i am already thinking of a follow up to it! For those interested in the "shop work" i'll post a general summary at the bottom for you. 

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