A friend of mine and great photographer turned me on to the idea of diptychs and triptychs a few days ago and I'm so glad he did! I really like how they can seem to tell a story about the subject and how individual images that didn't seem up to scratch or very good become much more interesting when put together as part of a set. The process is pretty simple as well. I opened the three images from Lightroom into Photoshop and checked their size. I changed the width of the two top images so that, when added together, they matched the width of the bottom image. I made an empty canvas with the new dimensions (although I could have just changed the size of one of the existing canvases) and copied and pasted the three images onto it. Arrange to taste and apply a 5px white stroke to each image. In terms of processing them images I did the Raw conversion in Lightroom where I applied the matte effect and added loads of contrast to compensate for losing so much of the blacks. I warmed up the images a bit and added some whites for extra contrast. Then into Color efex pro for some Pro contrast, levels and curves and a bit of color treatment. Back to photoshop then for a little more colour treatment and a highpass filter for a little sharpening.

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