I wanted the photo to have a metallic look so I converted to monochrome in Lightroom and used the HSL sliders to get the tones I wanted. I then used the Topaz Detail 3 Feature Enhancement filter. The sky was a pure white overcast. In CS5, I cut out the sky and then put a radial gradient in the background, starting from where I estimated the torch would be.
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