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The Way of the Digital Photographer: Walking the Photoshop post-production path to more creative photography by Harold Davis

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Workflow

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Wandering around my neighborhood one sunny day, I found a large clump of variegated bamboo fluttering in the breeze. I liked the way the sun lit up the thin leaves, making the white and green striping more apparent.

Never one to be out and about without my garden clippers, I snipped several stalks and took them back to my studio.

Several days before I had gotten a call from a décor client looking for a botanical image with a “simple look.” I thought the bamboo would fit the request.

The image may appear simple; however, the workflow to create this image was anything but simple. I started by arranging the bamboo on a light box and then ...

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