~~Gone With The Wind~~

© Alisha L. Ekstrom

~~Gone With The Wind~~

Alisha L. Ekstrom September 16, 2005

Here is the original image. #311376

Karen Slagle September 16, 2005

Alisha-I really do like this. It shows more of your creative side. Looks like you put alot of work into the image. It's very artistic and creative. FANTASTIC...... #1844685

Tammy Nuxoll September 16, 2005

WOW, You did an Awsome job on this Alisha!! Love all the work you put into this!! Have a great weekend!!! #1844740

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic September 16, 2005

Very cool work Alisha..well done! :) #1844751

Jessica McCollam September 16, 2005

WOW! Turned out very nice, Alisha! :) #1844853

Stephanie Laird level-classic September 16, 2005

Awesome Alisha! Very clever! #1844859

Brian Cassar September 16, 2005

Good try Alisha. I like it. #1844909

Lisa D. Greer September 16, 2005

Very neat work Alisha! Turned out great! :) #1844915

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe September 16, 2005

very cool treatment, Alisha...do MORE of that!

ccc #1844936

Sandy Landon September 16, 2005

Great treatment Alisha!!! You DD skills are impressive!!! Very creative!! #1844989

Michelle R. Kovach September 16, 2005

Very cool Alisha! Dorthy has nothing on you! I don't think we are in kansas anymore Toto!
Great job! #1846053

Claudette Foote September 16, 2005

Awesome Alisha! Great effect
love the balloons
Well done!
very creative!
#1846072

Amanda Price September 16, 2005

Wow! What a great work of art! You have great PS skills and I think you're awesome for putting such detailed descriptions of how you accomplish the effects so that we can learn from you! One note: might be just me, but the biggest balloon is distracting. It looks washed out or something. I would take it out, but leave the others. Just my 2 cents. :) #1846263

Laura Clay-Ballard September 16, 2005

awesome work! incredibly gorgeous image. I love the down-play of colors. super work, Alisha! #1846305

Tiffani S. LaNeave September 16, 2005

You really did an awesome job in the digital darkroom!!! This is such a cool image!! You merged together two "memories" as well as images. Great job!!! #1846621

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe September 17, 2005

I'm with Amanda I love what you have done and awesome ps skill...I would just take out the one balloon! Wonderful job! #1847673

Mary Timman September 17, 2005

Wow...you did a really great job. Great job. #1847775

Alisha L. Ekstrom September 17, 2005

THANKS EVERYONE for liking this & commenting:):)

Amanda & Linda I do agree as well about the big balloon:):) I kept looking at it yesterday cause the bigger balloon was bugging me..hehe!! I will fix it:) THANKS for your suggestions!!!

Hope EVERYONE is having a great weekend!!!

Alisha #1848887

Kirsi Bertolini September 22, 2005

Really cool one! I like the idea a lot and you present it so well! #1866735

Alisha L. Ekstrom September 25, 2005

Thanks Kirsi

Alisha #1881678

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe October 21, 2005

Congratulations for this wonderful finalist, and good luck in the next round!!!

ccc #1975502

Donna K. Kilcher October 21, 2005

Congratulations! #1976197

Kirsi Bertolini October 21, 2005

So here is finalist number four for this month! You are on fire girl! #1976927

Lori S. Aschbrenner October 21, 2005

COngratulations AGAIN, Alisha!! Way to go!! #1977355

Tiffani S. LaNeave October 21, 2005

Good gracious girl!!! You're doing something right!!! Congrats on ALL of your finalists!!! And best of luck to you in the next round!!! #1977419

Laurence Saliba level-classic October 21, 2005

Another congrats Alisha!!!! #1978602

Melissa L. Zavadil October 21, 2005

Congrats on this wonderful image!! #1982160

Laura E. OConnor October 22, 2005

Another AWESOME finalist!!! I missed this one before! GREAT JOB THIS MONTH! #1983512

Sandy Landon October 24, 2005

Wonderful!!!! Congrats!!!! You go girl! #1992778

Brian Cassar October 29, 2005

Congratulations Alisha. #2010575

Alisha L. Ekstrom November 01, 2005

WOW..I'm surprised on this one!!! Looks like they announced the finalists on time & I wasn't even here to cherish it...hehe!!! I will catch up later!!! THANKS EVERYONE!!!

Alisha #2022827

Lori Carlson November 13, 2005

Congratulations Alisha!! Great title too! :0) #2071775

Norman P. Banks February 01, 2006

My Kind of imagery, Alisha! (smile)

Very nice DA and a well deserved late Congrats!

Norm ,:-) #2365166


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Description

Ok..this is my first attempt to really digital darkroom. Remember the Hot Air Balloon Festival we went to. Well where we camped was an old barn. So I went inside & took the image of the window from inside looking out.

In PS I copy & pasted several different balloons from different images I took of the balloons. Then I decreased the opacity of them to look like they were really on the outside of the glass window. Then I went to adjustment>image>equalize. Then I did layer>new adjustment layer>gradient map. Final step was just adjusting the curves & contrast a bit. Just wanted to try something really different for myself:):)

TGIF EVERYONE!!!!:):)

Uploaded on September 16, 2005

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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