Oh Christmas Tree

© Deanna Cathcart

Oh Christmas Tree

Uploaded: December 08, 2004

Description

From a series I photographed while the kids decorated the tree. The hands belong to my two year old. It is the first year she was able to help with the tree. :)

Comments

Marcie A. Fowler December 08, 2004

This is fantastic!!! Looks like everyone had fun. What a great card this would make!!! Love the use of selective coloring here!! #194911

Sherri L. Regalbuto December 08, 2004

Deanna, this is a very special photo. This one could sell many times over I would imagine. Great work. #960470

Charlene Bayerle December 08, 2004

AWESOME Deanna.... #960716

Susana Ms Heide December 08, 2004

Very well photographed Deanna!!! Sometimes the details or close ups say more that a "full view" image! Good eye! #960850

Shirley L. Carpenter December 08, 2004

Love this Deanna!! Excellent!! #960852

Jessica McCollam January 17, 2005

Love this shot! CONGRATULATIONS, Deanna!:) #1040520

Susana Ms Heide January 18, 2005

Many congrats on making it to the finalists with this great image!! #1042384

Mata Patan January 18, 2005

This is one of the best shot of December's montly theme! Congratulations! #1043937

Deanna Cathcart January 18, 2005

Thanks for all the congrats everyone! betterphoto is sooooo much fun! #1044127

Wendy Stevenson January 18, 2005

Congratulations Deanna - really wonderful image!! Best of luck to you in the next round:-) #1045473

Marty M. Coones November 19, 2005

Dear Deanna,
I love this photo. Her little hands are so precious. I have 2 young kids 3 and 7 mo. I have been desperately trying to create something like this. Did you use photoshop and if so what version. I love photographer, but I can't seem to get anyone to tell me how things are created i.e old christmas tree. can you help. thanks so much, #2096426

Deanna Cathcart November 19, 2005

Marty - to much to get into on here but do a search on google for photoshop & selective coloring. Lots of free lessons out there. #2096616

Marty M. Coones November 19, 2005

Deanna, Thanks so much for responding and for your help. I recently purchased Photoshop CS2 because it was the latest and greatest, so I hear. I actually haven't even had a chance to upload any pictures to it yet, You know how it is with kidos.. One other question if you don't mind, did you shoot the photo in RAW? I've heard so much about RAW and my camera is capable but I have never done it.. Thanks for your response and if you have time let me know if you used a RAW photo.. Thanks, Marty #2096634

Deanna Cathcart November 20, 2005

I don't shoot raw at this time but will probably make the switch next spring. I wouldn't use photoshop for conversion of raw files though - I would use capture1 - also called c1.

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