Challenge: Train Tracks (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Fujifilm FinePix HS20EXR
Location: Maldon, Vic. Australia
Date: Aug 26, 2012
Date Uploaded: Aug 28, 2012
|A steam train runs between the country towns of Maldon and Castlemaine as a tourist attraction and all these derelict old carriages are sitting around awaiting restoration. I really wanted to get a shot of the train coming in to the station but we didn't time things right.
I chose this shot over another I liked better because this one makes more of a feature of the tracks.
Crop and rotate slightly
Topaz B&W Effects
Duplicate layer, select background layer,
Neat Image noise reduction
Select duplicate layer, Topaz Detail
Cut pixels in sky, flatten
Clone out halos, blend mode darken, flatten
Lasso select parts of train carriages
Topaz Detail, flatten
Duplicate layer, Stroke border, flatten
Image size, SFW
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