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Welcome to Oz: A Cinematic Approach to Digital Still Photography with Photoshop by Vincent Versace

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Chapter 3. The Unwitting Ally

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Figure 3.2. Transforming the Cades Cove flowers.

Light, gesture, and color are the key components of any photograph. Light and color are obvious, but it is gesture that is the most important. There is gesture in everything. It’s up to you to find the gesture that is most telling.

—Jay Maisel

In this chapter, you will apply the image-harvesting concept to the image-editing process in order to support the aesthetic choices you make regarding light, shape, gesture, and color when you first take the ...

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