In the Dream

© Carl D. Miller

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Connie L. Carpenter April 07, 2003

Is this effect added in camera or after the fact... it is a really neat shot and does give the feeling of a dream state. #29523

Joannie Bertucci level-classic May 26, 2019

This is so surreal Carl!
Perfect in b&w and please share how you accomplished this image, it is extrodinary! #78123

Carl D. Miller May 26, 2019

Thanks so much for the comments Connie and Joannie! I'd be glad to share my process. I've also included the original image for reference. This image was done in Photoshop 7 and was accomplished in multiple steps. I first converted to B&W and made a copy of the background layer. I then ran the "diffuse glow" filter on the copied layer which added some grain and texture. I then used the "radial blur" filter set to zoom mode and played with the opacity of this layer until I got the effect I was looking for. As a final touch I "burned" (darkened) the outer edges to finish the effect. #78330

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