Flashlit Fairy

© Laura E. Swan

Flashlit Fairy

Uploaded: December 07, 2009


Ever Since I Spotted That
In My Window Today

I Took My Flashlight Light


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TV 1/250 AV 5.8 Daytime Image Clear Skies
PSE7 Plastic Wrap, PSE7 Lighting Effects -Flashlight/Spotlight
Curved To Darken The Black Wrap


(DDR) 1209

Exif: F Number: 5.8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/250 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, FocalLength: 17.30 mm, Model: Canon PowerShot SD800 IS


Paul E. Earl December 07, 2009

Hi Swanee,
I am back. Temporarily at this stage!
A terrific capture! #1213449

Ann Coates level-classic December 07, 2009

You have your own fairy, how cool is that? Excellent capture and glad you had lots of fun with it. #8197115

Brett Dolsen December 07, 2009

Great night shot and composition Laura!!Good to see ya back!!Brett #8197121

Tommy E. Burgess December 07, 2009

Wonderful capture and use of effects Laura!! I really like how you chose to light this! #8197141

Tiia Vissak December 07, 2009

a cool find! #8197146

Stefania Barbier level-addict December 07, 2009

lovely lighting and capture!!! #8197196

Jyri Vissak December 07, 2009

Cool find! Well done. #8197200

Mary K. Robison December 07, 2009

The plastic wrap and lighting effects look very cool on your little visitor, Laura. Good thing you didn't really have to leave your house and brave the snowy elements to find her in your garden. (BRRRRR) :-D #8197201

Laura E. Swan level-classic December 07, 2009

Thank you everyone!!! I am having a great time reading your comments!

Your galleries are looking great tonight!

It's after 2:30 am here at my house so best I wander off and find my pillow!

Thanks so much for all you have said!

Night night and thanks for stopping to appreciate this one!

YOU ARE RIGHT MARY! No real flashlight involved or hunt in the yard! Ah! The magic of DDR!

Gotta love it!

-Laura #8197213

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe December 07, 2009

Beautiful image, Laura. Great job. #8197264

Douglas Pignet December 07, 2009

I like this shot as the focus is on the center of the image,well done. #8197277

Gord MacEachern December 07, 2009

Cool shot Laura, great job!
How are you guys coping with the weather out there? #8197371

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe December 07, 2009

Great job using the filter Laura!! Jeff #8197471

ROLAN NARMAN December 07, 2009

Wonderful capture and lighting Swanee Lu! Looks like you did a lot of wrapping on this one! #8198278

Monnie Ryan December 07, 2009

Cool effects, neat image, Laura! #8198321

Kerry Hill December 07, 2009

Fabulous capture and effects Laura, great job!! #8198587

Rony Sagy December 07, 2009

Great capture. Interesting and creative effects and lighting. #8198613

Nancy J. Locke December 07, 2009

Breathtaking and very creative, Laura!!!

Happy Holidays,

Nancy J L #8199029

Karen Engelbreth December 07, 2009

Wonderful and very creative, capture, Laura... #8199041

Tammy Espino December 07, 2009

Still clapping!! :)
Excellent work on your cute little fairy! #8199479

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna December 07, 2009

Awesome Fairy, Laura!!! Super shot!!! :-) k #8199737

Stefania Barbier level-addict December 08, 2009

HBAD LALA!!!!!!!! #8199914

Laura E. Swan level-classic December 08, 2009

Hi Tammy, Doug, Gord, Jeff, Mr. Tree, Brolan, Monnie, Carrie, Rony, Nancy L, Karen, Tammy, Kitty and Stef!

Thanks for sticking with me in my series of trying new techniques out!

It's -30c here tonight and so freezing that you just cant believe it!!! So the heater is us and there is no WAY I am going out there!!! (Except of course to take photos of this little fairy! HA!)

Appreciate you dropping in to see this one. :D

-Laura #8199934

Robert K. Bemus level-classic December 08, 2009

Love it...great effects!! #8200002

John Connolly December 08, 2009

I am impressed with your fine filter work here, Laura! I must try and find some time to play in photoshop! #8201702

Patrick Rouzes level-classic December 10, 2009

Love the focus, lighting, detail & textures here, Swanee! Glad you found your fairy! She is watching over you. #8207116

Laura E. Swan level-classic December 10, 2009

Thank you Robert, John and Paddy!

Gosh this PSE7 is SO MUCH FUN. Once you dive in with the right image to alter a person can really have a BLAST in photo shop!

Here I used 3 main filters and made tone and color adjustments (In curves) until it was where I wanted it to be. Got rid of some unwanted GRAYS since I like black better.

Yes, Patrick. I believe you. This dear little fairy is surely watching over me. I can tell! Thank you :) !!!

-Laura (Swanee)


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