Watering Flowers 2

© Julie Abston

Watering Flowers 2

Sandy Landon 9/9/2005 7:33:30 AM

What a sweet picture!!! Love the effects you used. Could you share how you did it? I love it! #307615

Paul Michko 9/9/2005 7:47:37 AM

Beautiful work, Julie. #1818002

Kerby Pfrangle 9/9/2005 8:05:59 AM

Julie beautiful just like a painting.

Nice effects. Kerby #1818146

Leanne M.E. Boyd 9/9/2005 8:26:11 AM

Beautiful image, Julie! #1818251

Diane Addonizio 9/9/2005 6:43:32 PM

A work of art!! #1819683

Julie Abston 9/9/2005 8:38:38 PM

Thank you Sandy, Paul, Kerby, Leanne and Diane! I truly appreciate your kind comments. Sandy ...
I layered an image of my niece onto the flower image. I then used the eraser tool to erase the background of the top layer (of my niece). I flattened the layers and applied a little dreamy and buzz to it.
By the way, the flower image was actually 2 images combined as well. They were both of the same flowers - one was in focus and the other was motion blurred. Once I layered the two, I played with the opacity of the top layer to get the abstract look.
Hope I haven't confused you too much!! If you have any other questions, let me know. I would be more than happy to help! #1819967

Lisa Deaton 9/13/2005 7:07:25 PM

Really beautiful!!! You are a master at layering!! :) #1834295

Julie Abston 9/13/2005 7:54:35 PM

Thank you Lisa! It has been a lot of fun playing around with layers. I really appreciate you taking the time to comment! #1834366

Barbara Helgason 9/22/2005 3:37:40 PM

This is really beautiful Julie. I've enjoyed looking at all the pictures in your gallery! A special congratulations on your beautiful Grand Prize winner as well! #1868140

Julie Abston 9/23/2005 7:14:24 AM

Thank you very much Barbara! I appreciate your kind comments! #1870218

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 9/23/2005 8:06:32 AM

Outstanding work Julie, congrats on your featured image. You really are a great photographer. So original!! #1870456

Lori Carlson 9/23/2005 10:10:03 AM

Congrats on your recognition in the newsletter Julie!! :0) This is beautiful in sentiment and effects!! :0) #1870870

Julie Abston 9/23/2005 8:49:17 PM

Thanks so much Donna and Lori!! I appreciate you both taking the time to comment!!! #1872405

Diane L. Thomas 9/26/2005 3:56:22 AM

Julie, this is so awesome. You did such a great job. Isn't photoshop wonderful. I love working in layers too and hope to acheive some photo's this great one day. Diane Thomas #1885005

Julie Abston 9/26/2005 8:23:52 PM

Thanks so much Diane! Yes, I love working with layers!! I really appreciate you taking the time to comment! #1888522

KHAWLA Haddad 10/21/2005 3:03:35 PM

Congratulations on this terrific finalist!!!!!!! #1980050

Donna W. Neal 10/21/2005 3:44:19 PM

Congratulations on this well deserved finalist and good luck in the next
round Julie #1980290

Marsha S. Smith 10/21/2005 6:00:33 PM

Congratulations, Julie! This one is so sweet! #1981070

Deb Holmes-Hatfield 10/21/2005 6:18:03 PM

Way to go Julie, congrats on this well done finalist! #1981191

Lori Carlson 10/21/2005 10:06:51 PM

Congrats on this recognition Julie! :0) #1981989

Diane Dupuis 10/22/2005 3:41:59 AM

Julie - this is wonderful!!! Congrats! #1982646

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com 10/22/2005 10:39:56 AM

Painterly! #1984372

Susana Ms Heide 10/22/2005 11:08:39 PM

Gorgeous work Julie!!! WTG!! Congrats! #1986527

Julie Abston 10/23/2005 7:19:55 AM

Thank you all so much! I truly apprecaite you all taking the time to comment. It means a lot!!! #1987554

Nicole Kessel 10/23/2005 12:23:06 PM

Awesome job, Julie! Congratulations! #1988763

KHAWLA Haddad 10/23/2005 12:34:26 PM

CONGRATULATIONS On wonderful second place Winner, Julie!!!! #1988825

Judith G. Secco 10/23/2005 1:34:45 PM

Sweet image, Julie. Congratulations. #1989075

Jill M. Flusemann 10/23/2005 2:18:36 PM

Congrats, Julie! This is lovely! #1989214

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 10/23/2005 5:00:49 PM

I love this image Julie, I am glad that you won, congrats! #1989656

Laura Clay-Ballard 10/23/2005 5:03:37 PM

congrats on this awesome win! #1989668

Diane Addonizio 10/23/2005 5:32:22 PM

Congratulations, Julia! #1989737

Casey A. Hanson 10/23/2005 7:12:53 PM

Beautifully done, Julie! Congrats!! #1990007

Sharon Day 10/23/2005 7:35:53 PM

Big Congratulations on this beautiful image, Julie!!! WTG!!! #1990139

Katie Kunzelman 10/23/2005 7:46:24 PM

You are just a PS DIVA!!! I love this. Great job. #1990206

Margot Petrowski 10/23/2005 11:16:42 PM

I'm so happy for you......great work!!! #1990644

Deb Holmes-Hatfield 10/24/2005 5:41:30 AM

Congrats to you, Julie on this much deserved winner! #1991672

Tammy McAllister 10/24/2005 5:57:19 AM

Congratulations Julie, your treatment on this is really beautiful!
Tootles #1991732

Sandy Landon 10/24/2005 10:38:14 AM

Another fantastic win!!!! Great job Julie!!! #1992995

Kara L. Hendricks 10/24/2005 2:29:17 PM

Congrats Julie on this wonderful win!! #1993970

Cathy M. Gromball 10/24/2005 4:25:52 PM

Congratulations, Julie!

Cathy :) #1994387

Marsha S. Smith 10/24/2005 4:43:25 PM

Congrats, Julie - this is just so beautiful! #1994522

Julie Abston 10/24/2005 6:50:10 PM

Thank you all so much! I am very excited that this won!!! I appreciate all of your kind comments!! #1995045

Donna W. Neal 10/25/2005 5:52:09 AM

Congratulations on your well deserved win Julie #1996236

bob cornelison 10/25/2005 9:10:10 AM

Great job and thanks for sharing how you did this!
Congrats on your win!
~:O) #1997088

Julie Abston 10/25/2005 8:26:17 PM

Thanks so much Donna and Bob!! I appreciate both of you taking the time to comment!!! #1998952

Alisha L. Ekstrom 11/1/2005 9:55:38 AM

LOVE this Julie & CONGRATS on it making finalist.....WELL DESERVED!!! #2023057

Chris Henning 8/22/2012 5:15:52 PM

So so beautiful! Huge congrats on your win!! #10286063

Julie Abston 8/22/2012 7:44:03 PM

Thank you! Wow, this is an oldie!! #10286214

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Layered two images and applied effects in photoshop 7.

Uploaded on 9/9/2005 7:28:16 AM

BetterPhoto.com All Time Best Photo Contest Editor's Pick
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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