Here is my starting iPhone image with out my custom profile, LUT and my recipe in NIK color Efex 4. I did add real human eye from a portrait that I had Taken along with replacing and masking a few bricks and the bolt on the right eye.
Thanks for sharing your process and starting image Frank, it really helped me to appreciate your final image.
“We have two lives, and the second begins when we realize we only have one.” Confucius
Congratulations to all selected, especially Frank. I loved and was intrigued by your image when I first saw it, but now having seen the starting point, wow, I am in complete awe of your vision and skill.
All "different" images. blackmutt Judy, in 1976, my wife typed my master's thesis on a portable Smith-Corona. deany ... I am not a huge Christmas guy but your nostalgic card is appealing fotofrank .. a funky starting image and nice color applications.
Sony A7III FF mirrorless, Sony FE 200-600mm f/5.6-6.3 G OSS lens, FE 24mm F1.4 GM lens, Sony FE 24-105mm f/4 G OSS, Minolta 100 macro. Currently using PSE 2021 and 2018, but had PSE 11, 10, 8, 6 and 3; PS LE and full PS.