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Old Aug 13, 2006, 3:36 AM   #1
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hey everyone! this is my first post so i hope that im ok at it. anyway, this is a pic of a friend that i took in israel at his ceremony after completing basic training in the army. so im going to give the pic to him but i wanna do something really cool woth it first. i dont know if i want it b&w, color, or sephia and i dont know if i should frame it (though i kinda think i should). anyway, i wanna make him the center of the photo and i really wanna make him stand out. unfortuantely, im still an amateur at editing so i really dont know what to do.

all suggestions are more than welcome. thanx so much!
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Old Aug 13, 2006, 4:48 AM   #2
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hi Dega there is not a lot wrong with the photo, i just cropped it and added a little radial blur, and played about with the levels a little, hope you like.
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Old Aug 13, 2006, 2:40 PM   #3
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thanx it looks great. im assuming then that u think it should stay color. anyway thanx again. any other suggestions more than welcome.
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Old Aug 14, 2006, 5:32 AM   #4
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hello Deja when i get home from work tonight, i will try the photo in B/W just to see what it looks like, if i think its ok i will post it.
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i ran it thru the midnight sepia action totake advantage of the nice range of greens, and then applied a gradient layer to make him stand out more...see what you think


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Old Aug 14, 2006, 9:51 AM   #6
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B&W with a transparent colorized wash over it
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Old Aug 14, 2006, 10:17 AM   #7
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see if you like this. just blured the background, B/W in channel mixer with a graident map.
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