Here is the editing process of my final favourite image from my Horsforth Walk. This is the only panoramic photo that I took.
For this photo I tried to tone down the white sky and white balance it however I was unable to do so. I decided that for this edit I wanted to do something. little bit different, I wanted to make this photo look vintage/old by using different filters.
For starters I wanted to change the colour of the photo to a sepia colour. To do this I used Hue and Saturation. Make sure you tick the colorise box then drag the hue and saturation sliders until you have a sepia tone.
Hue Saturation settings
The next stage is to add some ‘Noise’
Noise filter settings – I advise the settings I’ve selected.
The next stage is to add some grain/scratches, to do this I added another layer a complete black block. The next stage is Filter > Filter Galley. Then select the Texture folder then Grain filter then make sure the grain type is on vertical. Then as you please alter the intensity and contrast of the grain to what you want. Once you are happy click okay.
How to find the grain filter in the texture folder.
Finally whilst selecting the Black layer, scroll through the layer filters and select the ‘Screen’ filter.
Out of all the 60 photos I took, this one is my favourite. I admire the shape in this photo, in particular the triangles of the roof tops. On the picture on the right I have purposely pointed out the lines and shapes included in this photo. Another element of this photo that I like is the sky, on the day this photo was taken it was gloomy and this has been well captured in this picture.
Favourite Photo No2
As part of the task I was requested to take some close-up photos. This is my chosen close-up photo that I have taken. One of the main features of a close up photo is capturing detail, in this photo I believe I have achieved this. The detail being the wood worm and the split in the middle of the wood.
Favourite Photo No3
Here is another photo that I have picked out of the 60 photos, I particularly like this photo as I have managed to catch a reflection in the ground via the puddle. Immediately looking at this photo you can get the sense of the conditions on the path, muddy, soggy and wet – conditions that people from Yorkshire are so used to.
Favourite Photo No4
This photo was a trial, I had never previously made use of the panoramic camera feature on my iPhone. After a few attempts I managed to take this image. I like the idea that you can capture 180 degrees of your view. The landscapes available in Yorkshire are stunning and rich with greenery so this picture fits well.
As part of my news year’s resolution I decided that I was going to make more effort to go outdoors and get some exercise. Fittingly my Image Creation lecturer challenged us to go on a walk and photograph it. He provided a map for us which led us on a walk around Horsforth – the local area that surrounds Leeds Trinity University.
This is the Map that we were provided with.
I made sure when taking my photos that I had a good variety that had different features. I have taken photos that demonstrate:
Take a look at my photos on the next page and decide for yourself which category they fall into.