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Summer Evening

Summer Evening with texture

Recently our Naturalists group took a last hike through the nature reserve close to us before we took a summer break.   Ontario Nature who owns the reserve put up nesting boxes for various birds and this one just caught my eye with the back lighting and shadows.   I decided to use this photo for my texture this week.  I began by using an action from Florabella called summer haze and then added two layers of Kim Klassen’s “JustCause” texture.    I think it softened the original. Last I added some text and my logo.  

diptych-birdhouse

 

I will be joining Kim Klassen Texture Tuesday.   Come join in.   Valerie

Comments

Lori E said…
Very nice shot and editing. I think I hear the crickets in the tall grass and the birds singing.
What a fantastic makeover of the photo Val. Love the soft lighting the textures add. Take care:)
Great shot and layering. The rock on top of the box adds interest. :)
missing moments said…
Nice work using Kim's texture!
Anika said…
Nice! The edits really add a summer-y feel...great edits!
urban muser said…
love the edits, it really gives that extra something to the photo.
Hi Val
Nice photo you took, looks like a peaceful place for a hike.
Judith
What great light you captured! The layering looks terrific!
Very serene lighting, - nice work!

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