focal length: 50 mm
shutter speed: 1/320
aperture: f/9.0
ISO: 320
flash: fired off camera from the right

If you read my latest How-To article about photographing smoke, you might have been wanting to try it yourself. For those of you who don’t have the time or equipment to set it up, here’s one for you to process. There are a million ways you could work this photo. Change the hue, the exposure, the orientation. Invert it or how about some cloning? Have fun playing with this one!

Remember to link to your version by leaving a comment below. You are welcome to add any specifics about what you did in your processing (software used, adjusted values, cropping etc) to help us learn. Click here to get the complete details for What’s Your Play. Remember, all readers are invited to submit their own photos for manipulation by emailing a high res photo (preferably SOOC) to play [at] dolcepics [dot] com.

The little hands from last week:

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