Attic Treasure

© Robert Jensen

Attic Treasure

Uploaded: May 09, 2012


This adorable young boy is the grandson of BetterPhoto member Linda Ruiz. She brought him to a recent Civil War reenactment, where I took this photo of him.

On the original photo I applied the "Opaline" texture from French Kiss, which I erased off of him and his clothing using the Healing Brush Tool in Photoshop. I desaturated the image and then dropped it into this new texture/overlay that I am testing for French Kiss. Finally, I lightly applied some French Kiss grunge brushes to complete the aged look. This new texture will be available soon with other textures and frames that will be perfect for that vintage look.

Exif: F Number: 9, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/2 seconds, Flash: fired, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 60.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 40D


Mary Beth Aiello level-classic May 09, 2012

I really thought this was an old relic, Bob. Spectacular work, as always. #1461879

Linda D. Lester level-classic May 09, 2012

I'm with Mary Beth! Great work as always! #10130642

Arthur Bohlmann May 09, 2012

Fantastic editing work, great portrait work and this had gold written all over it #10130677


I LOVE THIS Robert...I expect to see gold on this one too!

Gotta check that French Kiss out!

jo ann c. #10130700

Linda L. Ruiz level-classic May 09, 2012

You did a fantastic job on Gavin's shot. Love the texture. #10130742

Jill Odice level-classic May 09, 2012

Just like something from Grandma's atic scrapbooks :-) I like the edit! #10130752

Robert Jensen May 09, 2012

Thank you all for the comments. A lot of credit has to go to Leslie Nicole of French Kiss. She is continually producing amazing textures that make our photographic life a whole lot easier. #10130785

Debra K. Johnson level-classic May 10, 2012

Love this Robert! Fabulous work. #10132405

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