Often we are using photo manipulations to achieve a specific mood or to provoke a feeling. This is one of the tools creating a good advertisement. For this particular example I took one of my daughter’s photos and started to play with Adobe Photoshop filters, brushes and layers options. The result I called “Follow Me!” — I’m feeling mesmerized by these eyes.
I can’t say that the final image is better than the original photo — it is DIFFERENT, it provokes very different emotions. And this was the goal of this exercise.
Here the original photo:
Here is an animation of the manipulation process:
Here is the final image: