Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Texture Tue…er, Wednesday?

A day late but not a dollar short.  I’m rather pleased with how this turned out.  Zion was in a dress-up sort of mood today so I took advantage and shot a few pictures.  We just got back from Bible study so I thought I’d get the pics off my camera and play around a bit. 

Here’s the original:

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Here’s my edit:

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This is with a levels adjustment, a little desaturation of the colors, Kim’s “sweettreat” texture on soft light at 87% and Kim’s “serendipity” texture on overlay at 70% and that’s it.  My pretty little fairy is a little more dreamy now.  I like it.  Go ahead, click on the picture and make it bigger, it’s even better. :)

Came back and did a second one.  I love the wistful (is that the word I’m looking for?) nature of this one:

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This one is also using “sweettreat” and “serendipity” but I added a layer of “sweettart” in between and desaturized the colors even more.

Now click on the button to go to Kim’s site and check out more Texture Tuesday offerings.

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At pretty much the last minute I also decided to put this up on My 3 Boybarian’s Sweet Shot Tuesday.  It’s been a busy week and I haven’t been feeling well so the fact that I decided to do on Friday something I should have done Tuesday shouldn’t surprise me.  It takes that long for my brain to make a decision right now.  ;)

5 comments:

Cedar said...

I think I like her eyes open best, but I love the dreaminess of the last edit. Fits so well with the fairy theme :)

Brigitte aka Scrappassie said...

Absolutely wonderful photos. I loved the original, and the ones with texture are even better! You know what made me laugh? The one purple fingernail LOL I have two daughters too (although a lot older now), and I so recognise this ;-)

Allison Hoffman said...

beautiful job with both textures - the last shot is soo sweet!

paperbird said...

this is sweet- i love it!

Julie@beingRUBY said...

Hi Julie
Love what you've done with both these edits... of course your little model is delightful and looks so sweet in all..

Sorry i took so long to pop over and say thanks for visiting my way.. Have a great week... ciao xxx Julie