By John Beardsworth

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4. Use a Channel Mixer adjustment layer to convert your picture to monochrome. Add a Curves adjustment layer with a platinum tone (see page 54), but reduce its effect by 43 44 dragging the layer opacity slider down to 50%. Are you looking at an abstract nude or some eggs? Or is it some other organic form? Aim for ambiguity, at least at first glance. 17. Depression era From the 1920s onward, governments suddenly discovered the value of photography as a tool for documentation-and propaganda. In the Soviet Union and Germany, photographers were commissioned to produce works promulgating the ideologies of totalitarian regimes; in the United States, government agencies-most notably the Farm Security Administration (FSA)-sponsored photographers to record the impact of the Great Depression of the 1930s at a human level.

Choose the Red channel, click a point near the curve's bottom left and drag it upward, then drag two more points so that the remainder of the curve is a relatively straight line as it moves through the midtones and highlights. Then choose the Blue channel, and drag its curve slightly upwardthe tone can be anything from purple to red-brown. 11. The final step is to add the scanned paper texture. Open the texture scan and drag it onto the main image. Move the Paper layer to the base of the layer stack.

Frame the scene with plenty of space at the sides, above, and in front. To ensure that every frame is identically composed, do not adjust the zoom or pan the camera. Focus on the subject and set the camera's focus mode to manual. Set a small aperture to keep the subject sharp if it moves a little toward or away from the camera. I also like to set the camera's exposure manually and wait for a moment when the lighting is constant. 2. From now on, all you need to do is release the shutter. If your camera can shoot rapid bursts of pictures, just ask the subject to move and fire away.

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