I'm participating in the Before/After blog-hop hosted by Monica of Pixel Perfect. Since I love photography so much (I've been an artist my entire life), then I thought this would be a fun way to practice my photography skills and check out other bloggers' work as well.
If you want to participate in this Before/After blog-hop, all you have to do is post your before photo, straight out of camera, and then post your after photo once you're satisfied with your editing. Once that's complete just tell us what program you used to edit and then link up over at Monica's blog. It's really that simple. What a fun way to show off your work!
The photo I am using this week is one I've already posted here on this blog from my weekend at NASCAR courtesy of Chevy. Here is the "before" straight out of camera (SOOC) shot:
And here is the "after".
I shot in RAW and made a few tweaks before doing my final edits in Photoshop Elements 7. After I was satisfied with my edits, I used Pioneer Woman's Quick Edge Burn and changed the layer to "color burn" and lowered the opacity. That's it!
Be sure to check out more before and after photography right on over at Pixel Perfect!