Photo Editing: Major Make-Overs

Some photos require a major make-over.   Telephone wires, garbage cans, errant people.  Sometimes there is just no way to get the shot you want.  There were numerous things I wanted to change in the first photo below.  The parked cars, the pedestrian, the sign propped against the gate …  And I would have liked the gates to be closed.   But this was the best shot I got that day.  It is of the gates at the Circulo Militar in Plaza San Martin in Buenos Aires.    In these situations, I resort to plain, old Paint, the standard free Microsoft program.  My husband taught me how to use it and now no project is too big.   🙂

096 Circulo Militar, Plaza San MartinBelow, after editing in Paint

096 Circulo Militar, Plaza San Martin I then tweaked it in Sagelight

096 Circulo Militar, Plaza San Martin edit SL 8X6_edited

 

 

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13 thoughts on “Photo Editing: Major Make-Overs

  1. That’s quite a heavy make over, well done! 🙂
    It’s nice to see what can be done by a skilled artist and I always appreciate if people openly declare when a shot has been altered in order to get the vision they had when taking the photo.

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  2. Very clever flipping both door before copying them to the left side. You are a master editor young lady! This took a good amount of time considering how little of the sidewalk you had to work with. Even Content Aware Fill in Photoshop would have been difficult to use on the original.

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