Floral Impressions

© Susan Fox

Floral Impressions

Peter R. Hammer April 02, 2007

This is gorgeous Susan. Beautifully composed and the effects you used are excellent. I like the way you highlighted just the one flower. Excellent work. Care to share the details of how it was done? #630824

Susan Fox April 02, 2007

Thanks so much Peter :-)

I did lots and lots of just fiddling around in photoshop. To the point that I can't remember what I did exactly.

I did use the Impressionist filter, which is a free download filter. Along with overlaying the image a few times. Then adjusting color to get the sepia look.

Then duplicating the main layer and converting to B&W and overlaying.

If I do this correctly, the orginial photo should show up so you can see what I started with. #4122986

Brinn MacDougall April 02, 2007

What a difference, just terrific work, Susan. #4123006

Peter R. Hammer April 02, 2007

Thanks for the information Susan. The change is amazing and you changed a pretty ordinary shot into something wonderful. #4123040

Lynn Haack April 02, 2007

Very beautiful photo art! This is inspiring....Lynn #4123085

Susan Fox April 02, 2007

Thank you Brinn, Peter and Lynn! #4123263

Margie Hurwich April 02, 2007

Just beautiful, Susan! Something I could see hanging in my home! #4123586

Jessica Jenney April 02, 2007

A stunning piece of art, Susan! #4123747

Irene M. Biery April 03, 2007

How about Floral Impressions.... Just a thought on a title that came to me when I first saw your photo... great shot! #4125327

Susan Fox April 03, 2007

Thank you Margie, Jessica and Irene!

Perfect title Irene!!! Thanks :-) #4125336

Les Rhoades level-classic April 03, 2007

It's simply a work of art with a real earthy feel. Very creative. I bet you had fun with this one. #4125363

Irene M. Biery April 03, 2007

Glad I could help susan it is a really beautiful photo.. I love impresionistic paintings and this just looks like one...
irene #4125365

Remi Trepanier April 03, 2007

Wow! a winner for me!!! the original is awesome too:) #4125949

Susan Fox April 03, 2007

Thank you Les and Remi :-) #4126021

Kara L. Hendricks April 04, 2007

Fantastic editing Susan.... #4128728

Susan Fox April 04, 2007

Thank you Kara! #4129054

Datha Y. Thompson April 05, 2007

Beautiful creation Susan!! LOVE it :0) #4133378

Susan Fox April 05, 2007

Thanks so much Datha :-) #4134021

Nikki McDonald level-classic April 08, 2007

Just noticed this in Editor's Picks among so many interesting, beautiful and fun images. This is lovely--I could easily find a place for a print in my home :) #4144810

Susan Fox April 08, 2007

You are so nice Nikki! Thank you! #4145064

Nikki McDonald level-classic May 18, 2007

Thought I'd come look at your favorites more closely--think I had commented the cat and of course this one before. This is still my favorite though I have to say the pov and dof on the bouquet are wonderful. Best of luck with all your entries. #4297873

Jessica Jenney May 23, 2007

Congratulations, Susan on this beautiful finalist image! #4318393

Nikki McDonald level-classic May 23, 2007

Congratulations on your finalist, Susan. Good luck in the next round. #4318460

Lynn Haack May 23, 2007

Congrats on your excellent finalist photo! Lynn #4319380

anonymous May 23, 2007

Congratulations on your Beautiful Finalist Susan!! #4320225

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic May 23, 2007

Susan, Congratulations on your finalist. Good luck in the next round. #4320459

Colleen Farrell May 23, 2007

I *love* this! The composition, the way the flowers seem to gracefully move in the frame, the effects, colors--everything. Big congratulations on this finalist, Susan! #4321551

Susan Fox May 24, 2007

Thank you Jessica, Nikki, Lynn, Barbara, Kay and Colleen!!!

This one was a lot of work so I am very happy it made finalist ~ Thank you Judges! #4323648

Michelle Lea Guinn May 24, 2007

This is STUNNING!!! I LOVE IT!!! Congratulations!!! mlg~ #4324078

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Digital Darkroom - April 2007

Uploaded on April 02, 2007

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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