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I'm looking for ideas about how to enhance the attached photo. I've done some airbrushing and played with various effects (in my .png version) but with the building in shadow, I can't get the zing I'm looking for. It's just after sunrise so it's supposed to be dark.

 

Thanks and regards

Greg

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Hello. :)

 

Have you tried playing with adjustments in the adjustments tab? Such as Brightness/Contrast, Hue/Saturation, Levels, and Curves? See this guide for a brief overview : http://www.getpaint.net/doc/latest/AdjustmentsMenu.html

 

You may also like this plugin : Curevs+  http://forums.getpaint.net/index.php?/topic/3749-curves/

 

Perhaps duplicating the image and playing with blend modes would be something to try too.

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What I did:

 

-Apply a Curves (Ctrl+Shift+M) adjustment and set 1 point at 140,90.

-Apply a Hue/Saturation (Ctrl+Shift+U) adjustment at Hue 0, Saturation 125 and Lightness 0.

-Duplicate the Layer

-Apply an Isolate Line Art adjustment.

-Set blend mode to "Reflect" and opacity to around 160.

 

That's one very basic example using 1 plugin. Experiment and you should get what you're looking for.

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