I've been working through various workflows for processing clouds, but keep coming back to the look that underexposed Kodachrome gave us. I wonder how long it will be before the shorthand meaning of Kodachrome drops from the visual literacy lexicon. After I got the Kodachrome color and contrast, I took it one step further and simulated Pete Turner's Kodachrome copy look by processing a single image in Nik HDR Efex, RAW Sharpener and Dfine.
This monochrome based on the HDR color, converted in Nik Silver Efex Pro simulating a Wratten #61 filter. The blue/sepia split tone was applied in Lightroom 3.
The starter shot made to look like Kodachrome using Photoshop CS5 levels and curves adjustments.
Lens: Nikkor AF 24-85mm f2.8-4 IF
Camera: Nikon D100
Exposure: ISO 200, 28mm @ f/5.6 @ 1/160s, Auto WB, RAW, handheld
Location: My backyard
Dates: Capture - April 10, 2008, Processed - November 23, 2010Processing: Lightroom 3, Nik HDR Efex, Nik Silver Efex Pro, Photoshop CS5