Fence Fancy

I just read a tutorial on how to remove a chain link fence from a photograph using Photoshop. The remarkable ability of this software to change reality never fails to astound me.

Though in this case, maybe the path of least resistance is to simply not include a fence in the photograph. I appreciate the capability to act in the moment and sort it out later. Then again, just because you can do something doesn’t mean you should do something.

As to fences, count me as a fan. Especially chain link versions. In the pre-video game era of my boyhood, there wasn’t one that I couldn’t scale.

My appreciation of this metal mesh continues today. Not for climbing but as a visual element. The one in this session has great detail and a forced perspective. A compelling subject made it a triple play.

About the author: I am Stephen Kennedy, an experienced photographer with more than 2500 completed sessions in all 50 US states.