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iPhone Obsessed: Photo Editing Experiments with Apps by Dan Marcolina

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Chapter 10. Adding Light

Light is probably the most important directional element in a picture. It gives images their soul. So if a picture’s soul can be saved by adding a little “spark” in post, then do it. But do it with restraint so it looks natural and does not come across as cheesy and potentially ruin the image. Adding light can mean adding or accentuating a sunburst with LensFlare or adding a glowing morning cloud with the app called Light or even simulating an old plastic camera defect, such as adding a light leak along the edge of an image.

Scan the tags next to the app icons and see a short video from the author explaining each app’s key concepts. In addition, you will have access to the iTunes download link and developer’s Web site. ...

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