Tag Archives: PSE

Tulip Image #1

And eventual poll.  I was experimenting the other day with trying to turn this image of a tulip bouquet in a vase I had into something…artistic.  I played with every option available to me in my Photoshop Elements as well … Continue reading

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The Phalaenopsis are coming!

Well…….they are here at the conservatory but this is just one image as a preview until I get more together.  (Image of orchids texturized and given a slight lavender haze)

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All Barrow 2 – Vintage

Like the poor old thing wasn’t vintage enough I had to go and vintage it up some more.  I took the original image as seen in previous post and bumped up the colors a bit; then I added a vintage … Continue reading

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I miss you

I Miss You Even though you’ve been gone for over 2 years now you are still missed. The pangs of loss have lessened with the passing of time but you were gone a long time before you physically left this … Continue reading

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Foreground to Background

Sometimes an accident can lead to something pretty cool!  In this case I was looking for some pictures and pulled the original monochrome version of this one up; a snowy and icy stream running through a local park.  I meant … Continue reading

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Birdhouse of summer past

I was born in the summer, I am a child of the sun sign, I am happiest when the sky is sunny and blue and warms my skin.  Having said that I am truly envious of you who live in … Continue reading

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Sandwich Effect – A Rose

Other than having a coffee at a Barnes and Noble, I have no other recollection of where or rather I should say what book  I found this technique in.  All I can recall is that it was a book about … Continue reading

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One birdhouse – Five ways

Once upon a time there was black and white film and then there was color film.  Time and technology marched on and then came digital and Photoshop, Gimp, ACR, and many many more ways to “massage” an image into something … Continue reading

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Texture and Border Tutorial

I haven’t played around with textures on my images for a long time but after peeking at some images online I decided to give it a try again and guess what? I liked the end results!  I personally do not … Continue reading

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Abstract Photo Art

This is what happens when I see another blogger ( Holly) do something fantastic and I muck around and try to see what I can do.  I’m not sure if I did it the right way – if there is … Continue reading

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