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Lightroom Art

If you’re like me and use Lightroom for developing your images you’re no doubt aware of the great sharpening tools, especially the masking tool – which for those that don’t know selectively applies the masking to an image much in the same way that you can do with masks in Photoshop, but a whole load faster.

When using the masking preview what you see is an almost x-ray/electron microscope look to the image which shows where the masking is being applied (white/grey) and where it is not (black).

For me, some of these preview images are almost art in themselves. Have a look at the examples below (from yesterday’s macro shots) and see what you think.

Lightroom art

Lightroom art

Lightroom art

Lightroom art

Lightroom art

Lightroom art

Lightroom art

Pretty awesome I think :-)

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  • http://www.live-audio.com Craig Galway

    Just browsing through some of your photos when this post caught my eye.  I love the way this pulls the detail out in certain photos.  My favorite is the grape-leaf, it looks like it’s etched in glass, and the lighting is terrific.

    • http://www.allkins.co.uk Dominic Allkins

      Hi Craig

      Thanks for the comment. It does pull the detail beautifully and certainly helps when you’re sharpening to see the detail in this way.