Making Waves

© Usman M. Bajwa

Making Waves

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 1/16/2013 11:30:49 PM

SOOC image above using the Tokina 11-16mm UWA lens.

Colette M. Metcalf 1/17/2013 3:19:34 AM

Beautiful work and image!!! #10519417

Antonio Amen 1/17/2013 3:24:04 AM

Very well done #10519436

Joy Rector 1/17/2013 4:34:09 AM

well done #10519594

Nikki McDonald level-classic 1/17/2013 6:53:14 AM

You had great bones to work with, Usman. I love the strong diagonal lines and the triangles that make up the composition. Your son is perfectly positioned, tool #10519795

Carol Quina level-classic 1/17/2013 10:08:10 AM

Nice work! Love the "fluidity" of this! #10520025

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My son, Basil, playing in the pond inside the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Played around in Photoshop CS5 roughly doing the following actions:
1. Levels, Curves, and Shadows adjustments.
2. Used the transform function's perspective and distort tools.
3. Lots of cloning on the sky and upper-to-middle right side of the frame.
4. Then used the "Diffuse" filter available in PS filters in the 'Stylize" menu.
5. For making Tsunami's in the pool I then applied the Liquify Filter's Forward Warp Tool.
6. Finally put in the watermark, resized the image and sharpened in Photoshop.

It took about 20 minutes of DD work in all;)

The original image is in the discussion thread below.

Exif: F Number: 8, ExposureTime: 100/2999 seconds, ISO: 200, FocalLength: 11.00 mm, Model: NIKON D40

Uploaded on 1/16/2013 11:29:40 PM

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Camera: Nikon D40 Digital SLR Camera Editor's Pick

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