Saturday, 9 October 2010
4. Experiment with Photoshop - A paint job
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I had a period of time today when my internet connection was down and I couldn't figure out how to mend it! EEK! So to take my mind off the worry (how have I got so dependant on the darned thing?) I did a bit of playing with Photoshop. I didn't know what I was going to do - I just tried overlaying various photos on some of the 'texture' photos that I have been taking. (I'm trying to build up a stock of them - and skies too - for future use.) I have been inspired by Chasity's images on 'The road less traveled' - but in the end mine didn't turn out remotely like hers!! I quite liked this one I created though.
The original images were these:
I just overlaid one on the other, changed the blending mode to overlay and reduced the opacity, boosted the colour saturation a bit and cropped it. Every now and again I think it's fun to play and to produce something a bit more 'arty' and abstract than a standard photo.
Encouraged by that little bout of creativity, I then managed to figure out how to restore my internet connection. Yay!