NEWBIE: Seeking help with creating a certain type of effect
I'm new here so hoping it's okay to post this kind of request here.
I'm working on a project and I want to create an image thats kind of "cartoony"...
The image I have attached is exactly what I am trying to create in terms of the effects.... the background is very high contrast and the characters seem almost cartoon like - even though thats a screengrab from a real video.
It really makes the image "stand out"
Any suggestions on how you think this was created, how I can use the same techniques would be highly appreciated
EDIT: I HAVE ALSO INCLUDED WHAT THE ORIGINAL IMAGE WOULD HAVE LOOKED LIKE