Split toning with Sonel’s Corner – Change of season

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Good evening from a very windy and gusty Hastings.

I have just spent some time playing around with these leaves that I had shot back in the autumn.

This is the first change of colour via the colour gradient.

brown leaves - split toning

Brown, but it didn’t have the texture I wanted with the leaves.

green leaves for split toning

The next adjustment with the gradient map turned it green with more texture.

blue and green leaves for split toning

I played around with the colour adjustment to see if I could increase the contrast.

yellow, blue and green leaves for split toning

Then back to the gradient map for the more contrast.

yellow, blue and green leaves for split  toning + magenta

 

For something different I added the magenta colours.

colourful centre split toning

 

Finally I used one of the filters to just give it a colourful centre, which gives the affect of an inner glow.

I should add that to start with I used the poster edge filter just to strengthen the lines.

The end result is so totally different to the beginning.  But that is all part of the fun.

Cheers from Raewyn