"As I looked into the eye of this beautiful beast I knew my life as a photographer would never amount to anything as spectacular as the wonders this creature had seen."
Original Image here: http://www.phildiggle.co.uk/junecomporig.jpg
- please note, jpg is compressed down to 1mb since the original was 7MB hope that's allowed?
Was actually just playing with a new flash gun I had got, and took a very boring picture of some keys hanging in a dark spot.
Processing required: Many Steps
Firstly increased levels and curves of original so it wasnt as dark. Duplicated layer, set to layer to Difference and rotated slightly, duplicate that layer and rotate it slightly. Continue this until near 360 degrees achieved. Copy merged a selection, pasted onto new canvas. Duplicate Layer, set layer to darken, rotate specific amount. Duplicate layer, rotate specific amount again. Continue until 360 degrees rotation achieved. Make new layer, set foreground pallet to yellow and background pallet to blue, set tool to gradient fill on the round setting, and create circle gradient. Yellow inside circle, blue outside and set layer to soft light. Finally, new layer filled with solid pea green colour and set to overlay.