Here's looking at you

© Irene Suchocki


Uploaded: July 29, 2006


Tamara K. Walker level-classic July 29, 2006

Beautiful capture, wonderful lighting. #493408

July 29, 2006

Cool! I love giraffes. How did you get the black background behind him? #3098839

Irene Suchocki July 29, 2006

Thanks Tamara and Trula.
Trula: In Photoshop, I duplicated the image and used the Multiply blending mode, which darkens the image. This darkened up the backgroup, which was in shadow, to black. I then used a layer mask to paint back the giraffe to the original layer. This gave the contrast between the well-lit giraffe and the background. Hope this makes sense. I don't know how well you know Photoshop. #3098856

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