Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 4x4 Retouching
Car And Driver Feature: McLaren 650S + WAZE

Panorama: OEM Plus 2012 Porsche 911

Shooting for the Porsche Club of America is always a breath of fresh air. Usually the shoot involves natural lighting, with little to no frills. I see it as planned journalism, with minimal attention to artificial light. The same goes for editing. Even though the editing looks extensive in the below before/after images, it’s basically adjusting color temperature and pumping natural colors.

Instead of an immensely modified Porsche like the Champion Turbo RSR, or Rebel Yell 934, this time it is an OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) 2012 Porsche 911 with modest yet complementive modifications to build the owner’s view of a perfect Porsche. To do all the subtle work came at the hands of GMP Performance. They’ve been modifying high-end European cars since 1975 and know their way around some German metal.

Panorama feature: OEM Plus Porsche 911

Panorama feature: OEM Plus Porsche 911

Panorama feature: OEM Plus Porsche 911

Panorama feature: OEM Plus Porsche 911

Panorama feature: OEM Plus Porsche 911

Panorama feature: OEM Plus Porsche 911

Panorama feature: OEM Plus Porsche 911

Panorama feature: OEM Plus Porsche 911

Panorama feature: OEM Plus Porsche 911

Panorama feature: OEM Plus Porsche 997

Panorama feature: OEM Plus Porsche 997

Panorama feature: OEM Plus Porsche 997

Panorama feature: OEM Plus Porsche 997

Panorama feature: OEM Plus Porsche 997

HOOOORAY more BEFORE/AFTER images… now that I have a template and plug-in it’s easy to show off where I started, and where I ended. Considering this assignment is for editorial, I limit my retouching and try to keep the images as natural and clean as possible. I mainly used Lightroom for global changes, then small touch-ups in Photoshop if necessary. Overall I’d say each image was edited for ~5 minutes.