Just An Illusion

© Patty Razonable

Just An Illusion

Uploaded: December 29, 2004


Dedicated to my wonderful aunt and uncle who express their warmest Aloha to anyone they meet.
Two photos combined in PSE 3.0


December 29, 2004

Wow, this is an excellent picture, Did you double expose it, use photoshop or digitally enhance it? how did u get the "illusion" effect? #200228

Patty Razonable December 29, 2004

These are actually two photos combined together in PSE 3.0.
The photograph of my aunt and uncle was taken in October where I would use the paint bucket & paint brush to blacken out the BG in order to blend in with the falls. Then applied the screen layer, copied and paste onto the fall image.
The Opaekaa Fall image was enhanced with color variations and applied a small amount of simplifier 3, unsharp mask and flatten image to create the effect.
Thank you very much for you interest and comment and is greatly appreciated!
Mahalo & Aloha!!
Patty #1002777

Stanley J. Contrades December 29, 2004

That's the prettiest I've ever seen Opaekaa Falls, Patty ... gorgeous! I also have known your Aunt and Uncle for many years and they are a very, very nice couple!! Great job and a wonderful dedication!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1002836

Dan Holm level-classic December 30, 2004

What a BEAUTIFUL image, Patty! Your effects work on this as well as your sentiment are outstanding! #1002989

S J December 30, 2004

Very beautiful image and excellent effects, Patty! Your Uncle and Aunt looks very happy! Very nice presentation! Love it! #1003295

Patty Razonable December 30, 2004

Thank you very much, Stan, Dan, and Sanjay for your comments that are greatly appreciated!!!
Have a safe and Hapyy New Year!!
Mahalo & Aloha!
Patty #1004198

Terry R. Hatfield December 30, 2004

Cool Ps Work Patty,Nice Job:-) #1004453

Patty Razonable December 31, 2004

Your comment is greatly appreciated, Terry!!
Mahalo & Aloha!!
Patty #1004854

Sharon Day level-classic January 01, 2005

This really is a beautiful piece of photo art, Patty!!! Wonderful detail and you did a terrific job of adding your parents! Just outstanding! #1007728

Patty Razonable January 01, 2005

I really appreciate your comments, Sharon!!!
Mahalo & Aloha!!
Patty #1008436

Eric Schneider January 04, 2005

What a lovely shot and dedication. Well done and Aloha(from a former Hi resident) #1012860

Patty Razonable January 04, 2005

Thank you very much for stopping by and adding your comment is greatly appreciated!
Mahalo & Aloha!
Patty #1012950

Dan Holm level-classic January 17, 2005

Alright, Patty!!! CONGRATULATIONS on this very well deserved FINALIST! #1040507

Anette Linnea Rasmussen January 18, 2005

Great job Patty!
Congrats on this finalist!

Best wishes
Linnea #1040925

Colette M. Metcalf January 18, 2005

Congratulations, Patty!!!! #1042196

S J January 18, 2005

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Patty!! Good luck in the next round of judging!! #1042576

Murry Grigsby January 18, 2005

Congrats and good luck Patty! #1042707

Sharon Day level-classic January 18, 2005

Congratulations, Patty!!! Good luck with this fabulous photo! #1043013

Nobu Nagase January 18, 2005

congratulations, Patty!!!
Great work, excellent image!!! #1046050

Terry R. Hatfield January 18, 2005

Congratulations On A Super Finalist Patty:-) #1046067

Stanley J. Contrades January 18, 2005

You'll have to show this to your Aunt and Uncle, Patty!! CONGRATULATIONS and best of luck in the next round with your Finalists!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1046898

Patty Razonable January 19, 2005

Thank you very much, Dan, Anette, Colette, Sanjay, Murray, Sharon, Nobi, Terry, and Stan (I made an 8 x 10 print on koa wood with a weave matte and they loved it :-) and best of luck to all as well!
Mahalo & Aloha!
Patty #1047426

Patricia A. Kuniega January 19, 2005

This is marvelous work, Patty! I love how you did this. You really captured the warmth and dignity of your aunt and uncle. I can see why they loved it. I'll bet the woven matt really looks lovely with all the green! Best of luck in the next round! #1048809

Marsha S. Smith January 30, 2005

This is so pretty it made me want to cry. #1073302

Patty Razonable January 30, 2005

Thank very much, Patricia (don't know how I missed this one) and Marsha!!
Mahalo & Aloha!!
Patty #1073469

Michelle B. Prince June 12, 2005

Wow. This is wonderful. #1460264

Patty Razonable June 12, 2005

Your comment is very much appreciated, Michelle and thanks for browsing my gallery!!
Mahalo & Aloha!!
Patty #1462402

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