Usually people say that my images looks like illustrations or slightly cartoonish. There is definitely a certain quality in my images that make them look that way. That usually comes from the way I light my subjects and also about of my Dodge and Burn technique. I use single 50% nautral gray layer at Overlay blending mode to do my dodge and burn and I overpaint the image with light and shadow bringing the contrast back to my image using the Dodge/Burn tool.
I decided to save some of my Dodge & Burn layers separately to show what goes on in that layer and how I get that look to my images. As you can see, I re-paint the image with light and shadows on that layer bringing contouring and depth to my images. Maybe I will do an art exhibition of my D&B layers someday 😀
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