I’m not big on cities. But photographing cityscapes makes it all worthwhile! And Shanghai must have one of the prettiest skylines I have ever seen.
When I visited China a couple of years ago, I had an extra day to explore Shanghai and get used to the time change. It was hot, muggy and raining. So when I processed this photo I decided to make an abstract impressionist version to replicate the feeling of the place I had when I was there.
In this photo editing case study, I show you how I processed the image from beginning to end using Lightroom, Photoshop, and Topaz Impression.
Here is the image after I was finished with it in Lightroom:
Here’s how the final image turned out after adding my abstract impressionist effects in Photoshop and Topaz Impression:
If you enjoyed this video demonstration, please subscribe to my YouTube Channel so you won’t miss the next one.