The Hobbit House editing process

Just to give an idea of the editing steps in the “The Hobbit House”.


  • Remove the sky coming in through the trees
  • Remove that water spigot on top of the roof
  • Remove the sign on the door
  • And those extra unused string light strings had to go
Original Image


  • Annoying objects removed
  • Dodged and burning
  •  Adjusted the contrast, saturation and overall tone of the image
Hobbit House


Then applied an oval lens blur, vignette, and light leaks in NIK Analog Efex plug-in for Photoshop

Hobbit House - Second edits


Then I ran through Topaz Studio plug-in for Photoshop for the final image. I was going for a fantasy illustrative feel.

Hobbit House - Final Image

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