The assignment: “Make a photograph of water in one form or another today.”
This seemed like a fine excuse to make a visit to ye olde ice cream shoppe.
I used a new app that I downloaded to my Droid X to take the original picture. The app is called Vignette, and I’m using the demo version because I’m cheap, an amateur photographer, and I don’t pay the bills for my phone service. Therefore, it’s generally Not Okay for me to make extra purchases.
I used some kind of effect, but I can’t remember which one it was. Sorry, readers. I’ll do my best to remember the names for future photos. But, it highlighted the blues and greens and washed out pretty much everything else.
I then took the pic to Photoshop, where I made a selection of the inside of the cup and messed around with the color hues and saturation. Finally, I made a new layer via copy of the inside of the cup, selected the background layer (the rest of the photo) and changed it to black and white, heavy on the contrast. I think it makes the colors stand out more.