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Cold Winters Night

BetterPhoto.com Editor's Pick   Cold Winters Night
Cold Winters Night

The Windows Are Frosty
The Curtains Closed Tight.
The Fire Roars Hot
On This Cold Winters' Night.

The Snow Swishes Wildly
The Doors Whistle Song
Winter Just Got Here
But I Wish It Was Gone!
(HA!)
-Laura Swan

(Will Include Original Image.)

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  Okay, Brace Yourselves.
Okay, Brace Yourselves.

This is the original image.

I used the Smart Photo Editor
(OFFERED ON BETTER PHOTO)
Did a 180* split flip, Used Fantasy Imagine
THEN I USED THE BELOW PHOTO to LAYER
For The Additional "stars in the sky" Or Snow In The High Heaven,
(However you chose to view the image).

© Laura E. Swan
Canon PowerShot SD...

 
  This is actual frost on my kitchen window.
This is actual frost on my kitchen window.

It was perfect to make the effect I wanted at the top of the final image to make stars or snow.

In my minds eye it started as stars but if it truly was a snowy night we would see no stars. Just snow and blackness.

-Laura :)
© Laura E. Swan
Canon PowerShot SD...

 
 
 
Laura E. Swan
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12/23/2012 7:27:21 PM

 
Stan Kwasniowski
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Laura, your too good, great image


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12/23/2012 8:18:35 PM

 
Ann Coates
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I can't believe how you transformed the original image to get this amazing result, you are really clever. Best wishes for a happy Christmas and I hope Santa is generous to you.


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12/23/2012 8:21:03 PM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Wow - Your work is Amazing Laura!! Merry Christmas!


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12/24/2012 4:07:41 AM

 
Doug Pignet
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12/24/2012 4:13:52 AM

 
Bobby Ray Goodman
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Hi Laura,Awome work of art.Beautiful capture,Merry Christmas to you and your family my friend!!!!!


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12/24/2012 5:30:42 AM

 
Monnie Ryan
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Pretty amazing - I wouldn't have a clue where to start! Merry Christmas to you and your family!!


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12/24/2012 7:20:35 AM

 
Laura E. Swan
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Thank You Everyone!!!!! :))))



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12/24/2012 10:32:47 AM

 
John Connolly
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Wonderful darkroom work Laura! Merry Christmas to you and your family from down under!


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12/24/2012 11:13:19 AM

 
Laura E. Swan
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Thank you Brother John!!!!! :D



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12/24/2012 11:33:24 AM

 
Wm Nosal
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Awesome DDR Image, Laura!

Merry Christmas *<:)


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12/24/2012 12:53:58 PM

 
Laura E. Swan
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Thank you, Wmmy.

I know. You hate pet names but it's Christmas. :D (It's your gift to me!)

HA!

-Laura


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12/24/2012 2:48:33 PM

 
Kirsten Kiki Kjaer
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Oh, Sister! This is good. And so is your poetry. A delight to see on this (here in Denmark) cold and wet Christmas day.


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12/25/2012 2:46:53 AM

 
PATRICIA A. CASEY
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Fa la la la la....la la la lahhhhhhhh....
Hugs & Christmas wishes.....thanks so much for the insets on the "how to"....you're so so creative Laura....Cheers =^..^=


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12/25/2012 7:19:51 AM

 
Nancy L. Green
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AWESOME DD work dear friend, this is SO GORGEOUS, WTG!! <><


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12/27/2012 1:31:37 PM

 
Reynaldo D. Reyes
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Warm thoughts to you Dale, Kitty and Dale's Dad Laura. Have a great year end celebration. Cheers!


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12/27/2012 8:06:07 PM

 
Terry Cervi
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Hi Lala! You transformed this into a beautiful work of art!! Fantastic work! Happy New Year!


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1/6/2013 7:07:46 PM

 
Laura E. Swan
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Hi SSSKiki, Fa la la la Patricia, Dear Nancy, Rey-Rey and Miss Terry!

It's so great seeing you all here on this snowy image.

Let me put more logs on the fire and get the cocoa going! Shall I?

I will read you some poetry by the fire. Just a few dozen until you fall fast asleep under your cozy blankets! :)

Thank you all for being here!
-SSSLala, LOTW :D


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1/7/2013 12:42:39 PM

 
Nancyj Hovey
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THIS IS GORGEOUS, and very worthy of your EFP award.... Congrats...

Hope we see this one again...excellent DDR work! 8o)


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3/18/2013 5:47:23 AM

 
Laura E. Swan
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Thank you Mumj!!! :D


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3/18/2013 10:52:30 AM

 
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