Thursday, September 15, 2011

Edit Me - Week 18

The lovely Kathryn from Our Tiny Big Life has posted a "terrific" photo from Chicago (my stomping grounds) for the "Edit Me" Challenge this week.  I do believe I have photographed this very same image once or twice or more.  It is difficult to edit an already pinch-me-perfect photo with that dazzling blue sky, but thought I would give it a try.  This is a fun project that I enjoy each week but what is really FUN is to see all the others that contribute to the "Edit Me" challenge.


This is the original....see what I mean about pinch-me-perfect?!!


And here is my version....

I edit in Photoshop Elements 9
  • Added the Florabella Action "Vintage Wine"
  • Added a free starry texture from flickr, 1 layer at soft light at 100% opacity, 2nd layer at linear burn at 25% opacity.
  • Added the moon shot (mine) 3 layers, all at soft light.   
  • Added the frame from Cottage Arts Scrap Frames 9 and lightened it a bit. 
Now, come on over to Branson's blog My Reflections of Something and ohhh and ahhh over all the wonderful "Edit Me" entries. 


Until next time..........






11 comments:

  1. love the added moon to the picture

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  2. very fun frame and i think it's incredible that you can transform a bright daylight picture into a night scene. so happy you linked up :)

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  3. What a creative edit. Great job.

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  4. So creative to add the moon and stars! Beautiful!

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  5. Love that you made it a nighttime scene and the frame looks great!

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  6. You took a great photo and created something very artsy. Good job!

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  7. Your edit looks fantastic, love the starry look.

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  8. Love all of the additions to this photo, Deanna. How neat that it's a familiar image from your "favorite" city. :)

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  9. This is a great edit! You're so creative :)

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  10. I love how you've turned it into a nighttime scene! The moon is a great finishing touch. :)

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