Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Garden Display for Touch Up Tuesday

I went into the archives for this one.   Last spring one of my favourite gardening centres had new displays of the season’s hottest gardening items.   This display was in my favourite colours of spring green and had lots of birds in it.    Just had to get a snap of it so I took it with my Nikon point and shoot that I carry in my purse.
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I edited it by opening it in Photoshop Elements 9 in the raw format where I got a custom white from the daisies.  I then used a levels adjustment and brightness and saturation adjustment.  I then flattened the photo.   I went into my action player and grabbed Flora Bella Bella Lighten and Brighten and changed the opacity to 60%, a new addition to my arsenal of toys.  Kim Klassen  gave a tutorial to her Essentials class on how to do a diptch last week.   I love tutorials.  
I am joining Chelsey at Paper Heart Camera for another addition of Touch Up Tuesday.   Have a great day.  Get out and take some photos.    Valerie

7 comments:

Heather at Dusty Bay said...

Your photo turned out great! Isn't so fun being able to play around with pictures? Not like the old days when we took out rolls of film in and waited a week for it to get developed... gosh, eh??

Carol at Serendipity said...

Great job. I need to take some tutorial on line classes as I just cannot figure out photoshop.

Thanks for sharing how you did your photo.

Carol

Hocking Hills Gardener said...

Wow Valerie what a difference. Sounds to complicated for my small forgetful brain though. It is a beautiful display picture now.

Kristin said...

Great edit! Love how the colors pop!

Georgianna said...

Great job with this, Val. It's super to see how you run with the tutorials and tackle an image fearlessly!

~✿~Icy BC said...

Wonderful edit! I like it..

A Garden of Threads said...

Great job Val. Quite a change. I love tutorials, but I have to watch them many times to get the point. Take care:)