Dreaming of Springtime

© Nikki McDonald

Dreaming of Springtime

Uploaded: April 24, 2020 07:54:41 | Entered: April 24, 2020 00:00:00


Composite of two images, robin with branches and a second of just spring blossoms that I blurred a lot before using in the background. Lightly painted using Topaz Impressions presets (varying opacities and blend modes). Finished with a very light woven or linen look texture blended in. Category: Favorite Post-Processing Technique (Techniques)

Exif: Camera: SONY ILCE-7M3; Shutter Speed: 1/60; Aperture: f/8.0; ISO: 500; Orientation: ; Date: 2020:04:23 17:59:40


Millie A. Talarico level-classic April 28, 2020

Very lovely composite and texture blend/ Certainly says it's Spring~! #1738166

Errick L. Cameron level-deluxe May 28, 2020

Gorgeous #11806424

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