Scotney Castle Process

My version of Old Scotney Castle by Ryan Photography for Juneโ€™s Before and After Challenge.

First, I brought Ryan’s picture into Photoshop and filled in the people and a few branches at the top of the image. Next, I opened the image in OnOne Effects and added an HDR evening metal effect, which I altered to suit. I brought it back into Photoshop and imported a sky. I masked out the original sky to let the new one show through. To tone down some of the color and make it less Disney like I added a black and white filter layer and masked out some of it to let the color show through in places. For fun I imported two eagles, masked them out and placed them in the sky.

26 thoughts on “Scotney Castle Process

  1. TCast 2019-07-17 / 5:09 am

    Your edited version is perfect! Nice contrast, Sherry.


  2. bushboy 2019-06-29 / 7:58 am

    So love your edits Sherry. Love the added bird ๐Ÿ™‚


  3. Eunice 2019-06-26 / 6:55 am

    Wow! Your transformation of the original is fabulous, it looks gorgeous ๐Ÿ™‚

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    • Sherry Felix 2019-06-26 / 10:04 am

      Thank you Eunice. It really pays to learn “darkroom” tricks in Lightroom/Photoshop.


  4. Andrea Bagg 2019-06-23 / 4:39 pm

    Thanks Jill. Scotney Castle in Gothic mode!! Andrea x

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  5. milfordstreet 2019-06-22 / 8:42 pm

    Nicely done. Being able to import a sky is a really nice feature.


    • Sherry Felix 2019-06-22 / 9:25 pm

      Thanks. Layering to exchange skies can be done in Photoshop and onOne. Doing thmasking correctly is key. Lots of tutorials around for that.

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