Before & After Comparisons

Found Background
Found Background

Background Image

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Found type
Found type

Distorted Typeface

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found final blur
found final blur

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Found Background
Found Background

Background Image

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I Found You

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Created distorted Type with water droplet distortion

 

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Original Photo

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Type removed plus various retouching

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Embossed gold foil effect added

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Original Photo

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Give War and Peace A Chance: Tolstoyan Wisdom for Troubled Times

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Created embossed gold foil effect

 

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Original Photo
Original Photo

Original image with muddy water

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Step 1
Step 1

Use hue/saturation in Photoshop to change muddy color. This will serve as a base to add clear water.

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Emerald Mile Final image
Emerald Mile Final image

Final touch up and color adjustments.

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Original Photo
Original Photo

Original image with muddy water

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The Emerald Mile

 

The main goal was to make the muddy water look like clear water.

 

Main retoucher: Dolores Zorreguieta

 

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

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Love, Life, and Elephants

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Hand coloring of old b/w photo

 

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Original stock image
Original stock image

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Retouched with added skyline
Retouched with added skyline

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Original stock image
Original stock image

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Every Friday Night

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A daytime stockimage is changed to night shot featuring a manhattan skyline that I shot on the roof of my apartment building.

 

Publisher: Doubleday

Original Photo
Original Photo

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Clothing Added
Clothing Added

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Original Photo
Original Photo

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What They Want

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The original cover was deemed too sexy for certain markets, so I was asked to add clothing to the shot.  I found a model with similar physique, and have my photographer shot it in similar angle and light.  Quite a bit of retouching was needed to match up the 2 shots.

 

Publisher: Simon & Schuster