Fan of … #64 – Fun

One thing this lockdown has achieved is me trying something new and having fun in what I try. Whether it be Still Life or Composite Work.  I have had some successes and some failures... but most of all I have had fun. I've enjoyed the learning curve and letting my imagination run wild. Below is … Continue reading Fan of … #64 – Fun

Tuesday Photo Challenge – Fantasy

A composite photograph of the lake at Nostell given a starlit fantasy theme.  To create the luminous sky I used the new Luminar 4 Sky Replacement feature.  I used a galaxy that was already shipped with the software.  However, if you wish you can add an image of your own. Posted as part of the … Continue reading Tuesday Photo Challenge – Fantasy

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #71 – Creepy

The challenge this week for the Lens-Artists Photo Challenge, set by Ann-Christine, is called creepy.  depending on the light I find churches slightly creepy. Anyway, the creepy part of the above image was how the preset I use for creating creepy, moody atmospheres, turned the light on the right in this picture to a black … Continue reading Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #71 – Creepy

FOWC with Fandango — Illusion

Well, I don't if this image qualifies but for me, the illusion of this butterfly melting into the pattern is spellbinding especially in the monochrome version. Here is the coloured version. Butterfly is full of illusion with the moon reflecting through your eyesight Love is like maze trying to find your way back to the … Continue reading FOWC with Fandango — Illusion

On the River at Glencoe – Compsite #3

The above photograph was taken by the River Coe at Glencoe.  The sky on that day was bland and grey.  So for this image, I added a sky overlay and played around with the blending mode and layer mask, in ON1 Raw 2018.5. Taking the image one stage further, I added, via the layers panel, … Continue reading On the River at Glencoe – Compsite #3

Moonlight Composite

One of the tasks that I've set myself to learn is composite work.  Yes, I add textures to images, but I've never in Photoshop taken two images and then used different elements from each image to create another. In this image (Image A), I like the driftwood in the foreground and texture of the sand. … Continue reading Moonlight Composite