Spring Delight, Botannical Gardens, Buffalo NY

© Eileen W. Thompson

Spring Delight, Botannical Gardens, Buffalo NY

Uploaded: March 03, 2009


This is what I love about spring! The flowers.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/125 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 95.00 mm, Model: NIKON D200


Carolyn V Watson March 05, 2009

So Eileen, how do you make your shots turn out so soft and beautiful? #1093137

Eileen W. Thompson March 28, 2009

Sometimes I diffuse them. I learned how to do that in Jim Zuckerman's class. Here's how: (1) open your photo and 'select all'; (2) Edit>copy; (3) Filter>gaussian blur about 21 pixels; (4) deselect; (5) paste; (6) click on 'screen' and adjust the opacity. When all that is done, I adjust a bit in levels or brightness/contrast. Try it on a photo that is a little dark and you'll make the photo useable. Enjoy! #7343041

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