I take a lot of photos, many aren’t worth keeping. They’ll be slightly out of focus, not well composed or just boring. I’m not a patent photographer – I grab photos on the go and hope for the best. Usually I just delete them. Once in awhile, I’ll look at a photo and think “what a shame I didn’t take time to frame that better”, or more likely simply focus the camera. A potentially good photo ruined by impatience. Then I fire up Photoshop and run it through a few filters to see what happens.
I applied a film grain filter to compensate for the slight out of focus look. Then upped the contrast a bit to bring out the shadowing. There… one psuedo artistic mushroom.
- taken Lumia Win 8 phone
- Nov 2014 Toronto
- Adobe Photoshop film grain effect