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Aimee C. Eisaman
BetterPhoto Member Since: 11/13/2007
 

Phello Photogs- Week 9 Bean


 
 
Bean and her funky flowers! Have fun everyone! :~)


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6/27/2009 10:36:51 AM

 
Aimee C. Eisaman
BetterPhoto Member Since: 11/13/2007
 
 
 
~*~


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6/27/2009 11:28:35 AM

 
Vicki Snow
BetterPhoto Member Since: 5/24/2008
 
 
 
I had so much fun with this Bean...I used your image as a "guinea pig". Haven't attempted anything like this before...of course I didn't write anything down...here's what I remember.

Flipped....heehee
sharpened
fade correction
clarify
adjusted contrast and saturation
topaz effect...
I dodged a little...I burned a little
Sharpened the flower again
removed noise
cropped to 8x10

It was alot of fun!!


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6/27/2009 11:50:21 AM

 
Vicki Snow
BetterPhoto Member Since: 5/24/2008
 
 
 
dang it.....


Forgot also did some cloning...


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6/27/2009 11:57:29 AM

 
Vicki Snow
BetterPhoto Member Since: 5/24/2008
  opps looks like I burned outside the lines...oh well never was a very colorer.


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6/27/2009 12:00:06 PM

 
Joan E. Hoffman
BetterPhoto Member Since: 11/18/2006
 
 
 
Okay.... Starting at week 9 and will slowly work backwards, however, I don't think I received them all.

Doing this at work with a trial of PSP 12, since my laptop is not here! Not enough tools too play with however... here it is! Fun shot to work with!

Crop,
Duplicate,
High, mid and low tone adjustment
coloured edges, overlay, merge
Clarify
Desaturate

I think that was it!


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6/27/2009 12:15:37 PM

 
Debbie E. Payne
BetterPhoto Member Since: 3/21/2006
 
 
 
This was fun, Bean. I took it to psychedelic levels, I'm afraid. Started off cloning a second one in and then I put a Flaming Pear Swerve filter on it and decided it needed even more so I upped the saturation on most of the colors and then put a distortiion filter on it. I think I used the "Pinch" filter.

I'm showing you both the finished product and an my intermediary step.


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6/27/2009 3:37:20 PM

 
Michael Kelly
BetterPhoto Member Since: 9/17/2005
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  Red Star
Red Star
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Such an unusual rose - great color and fun to work on Bean. I went for a still life look with it. Here are my steps:

Crop - temp adjust -4 - Exposure +30 - Fill light +22 - levels adjust - hue/saturation adjusted magenta -6 +14 lightness, red -30, yellow - 50 +14 lightness - two layers with filter passes, accented edges then poster edges at 22% opacity - color balance cyan/red +60, mag/green +25, yellow/blue +30 - cloned to clean up stem.


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6/27/2009 4:21:18 PM

 
Ellen H. Robertson
BetterPhoto Member Since: 1/19/2009
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This was fun, what an odd flower, is it a rose?
Here is what I did:
Flipped, cropped, water colored, high pass filter, saturation blend, erased at 25% opacity with a big spatter brush.


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6/28/2009 6:05:45 AM

 
Dale Hardin
BetterPhoto Member Since: 7/12/2006
 
 
 
I was fascinated with this shot when I first saw it because it is such an unusual rose. I liked the colors, the composition and the softness of it. Consequently I was hesitant on doing anything to change it other than some minor tweaking.

I know that you usually get major changes from me, but in this case, simplicity is called for so as not to mar the beauty. So all I did is a slight crop, some cloning out of distractions in the lower right and a selective sharpening and color adjust on the flower.


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6/28/2009 10:05:58 AM

 
Rita K. Connell
BetterPhoto Member Since: 7/22/2008
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  postcard
postcard
my attempt to a postcard. fliter/render/lighting effects, text added
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postcard


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6/28/2009 10:13:00 PM

 
Bobby R. Strange
BetterPhoto Member Since: 5/14/2006
 
 
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Photo borrowed from BetterPhoto member Jeanine M. Bailey for Phello Photographers Club.

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I know I'm late in playing with this pic, but I just joined! ;) Hope you all like it :)

Couple textures layered on with various blending modes. Also have the image duplicated a few times with different blending modes. Did a little erasing, dodging and burning as well :)


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7/2/2009 10:33:22 AM

 
Aimee C. Eisaman
BetterPhoto Member Since: 11/13/2007
  No worries Bobby! If you really want to you can contact the previous contestants and ask for their originals if they still have them! :~)


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7/2/2009 10:42:19 AM

 
Susan M. Reynolds
BetterPhoto Member Since: 1/4/2007
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Cropped, flipped, adjusted curves and added watercolor filter. I know. I am boring, but I am trying to learn Photoshop by trial and error...
~S~


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7/4/2009 7:58:46 PM

 
Christie R. Bielss
BetterPhoto Member Since: 12/23/2007
 
 
  Bean's Flower
Bean's Flower
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I'm playing catch-up while it's yucky outside. Hopefully today we'll get to watch some fireworks since they were postponed last night - boo hoo.

A very interesting floral - For this, I cropped to an 8x10, unsharp masked, lightened, added an omni light with vignetting, added canvas texture, and added a frame.


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7/5/2009 7:51:41 AM

 
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