Show your colors

© Donna L. Cuic

Show your colors

Donna L. Cuic 7/5/2004 1:39:25 PM

I layered the original, desaturated the layer and then used the eraser tool over the layer to reveal the colors in the original photo. For the flag in the glasses I took a pic of a flag on top of a building, resized it, then cut out an outline of the eye area of the glasses and then copied the cutout over the flag and copied/overlayed the flag onto the photo and then changed the layer setting from normal to soft light to overlay it onto the glasses. I hope that makes sense.

Donna #144926

Allan L. Whitehead 7/5/2004 1:50:39 PM

What a magnficent photograph, Donna, you should be very proud of this. I think you did a spectachular job with the effects and the reslting imagry is exquisite. Extremely well done, my friend - Allan #632368

Donna J. Taff 7/5/2004 1:53:34 PM

Fantastic photo and wonderful effect's and a very cute kid, Donna!!! #632375

Robin L. Wehrman 7/5/2004 2:17:50 PM

Outstanding photo Donna!! Like how you can see the flags in her Sun Glasses. This is magnficent!!!!!!!!!! #632440

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 7/5/2004 3:51:57 PM

Great image, what a beauty!! #632565

Susana Ms Heide 7/5/2004 3:59:13 PM

GREAT work with this image! I like the expression of the little girl! #632575

Darren K. Fisher 7/5/2004 5:43:54 PM

This is awesome Donna. Wonderful job and thanks for the details on how this came about. #632711

Charlene Bayerle 7/5/2004 7:51:18 PM

This is a winner to me Donna!!! Great work!!! #632882

Serena Pierce 7/5/2004 8:50:06 PM

This is great Donna! Love everything about it! #632947

Cora Miller 7/5/2004 9:18:23 PM

This is a real attention grabber! Her expression is adorable and you framed her eyes beautifully with the bright colors. Excellent PS work too. #632971

Fred Vaughn 7/7/2004 3:21:24 AM

Very nice. Great comp...great everything

Lori Ditlefsen 7/8/2004 9:19:13 AM

All around a great shot and love the color! Very nicely done! #637535

Dolores Neilson 8/14/2004 4:44:27 AM

This is such a darling piece, Donna! Perfect cover image for 10 year olds! Congrats!! THis one has been doing very well for you! I like this alot! #707511

Donna L. Cuic 8/14/2004 4:55:10 AM

Dolores you are confusing her with her sister. This little darling is only 4 1/2 years old and she is my winning model. With my "Little Flower Girl" photo of her, I won her a spot on New Your Times Square with a Kodak Photo of the day on 6/7/04. Her sister is the 10 year old. #707556

Kelly Abernathy 8/14/2004 11:27:17 AM

Congratulations! -K #709597

Donna J. Taff 8/14/2004 1:12:45 PM

Congratulation's, Donna!!!!!!! #710043

Kristen McKain 8/15/2004 5:39:35 AM

congrats! Well deserved! #711709

Charlene Bayerle 8/15/2004 6:44:54 AM

Congratulations and well deserved!!!!! #711932

Allan L. Whitehead 8/15/2004 6:48:40 AM

Donna, I told you this was magnificent, my friend, CONGRATULATIONS on this winning photograph. It is very richly deserved - your friend, Allan #711943

Deborah Sandidge 8/15/2004 7:01:22 AM

Congratulations, Donna, wonderful work - well deserved win! #711983

Kris M. Hartley 8/15/2004 8:21:38 AM

oh wow...extremely impressive work! Now you've got me curious how that all works. I'm going to take the instructions you explained above and try this myself! Congrats on the win too! Well deserved!

kris #712115

Gunther Allen 8/15/2004 8:54:18 AM

Congratulations Donna- Your hard work at getting it just right really worked out! -G #712239

Nancy Grace Chen 8/15/2004 11:50:00 AM

Very cute, and a great idea to highlight those colors. Congratulations, Donna!!

Nancy #712568

Donna J. Taff 8/15/2004 12:12:06 PM

Congratulation's on your win, Donna!!!!! #712646

Diane Dupuis 8/15/2004 3:44:46 PM

Congrats Donna! Well done! #713092

Donna W. Neal 8/16/2004 4:24:56 AM

Congratulations on this well deserved win Donna!!! #714000

Robin L. Wehrman 8/16/2004 5:38:39 AM

Congratulations to you Donna on this well deserved win!! #714234

Kelly Abernathy 8/16/2004 8:00:55 AM

Congratulations on your win Donna! -K #714659

Janice Forrest 8/16/2004 8:48:43 AM

Nice work. Congratulations. #714847

Carol Dibble 8/18/2004 8:06:30 AM

Congratulations Donna! Very cute! #719242

Dr Silly 9/29/2005 11:29:24 AM

Great PS work Donna and no it does not make sense, but I'm just learning how to use PhotoShop Elements 3.0. LOL


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Did some playing around in PS and came up with this. For a description of how I did it, see the first comment below.

Uploaded on 7/5/2004 1:37:55 PM All Time Best Photo Contest Finalist Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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