Tuesday, December 17, 2013

An Egret for Texture Tuesday

It's time for Texture Tuesday again. Today I had the urge to do something different, more extreme and not the way I usually work with texture.


I saw this Great Egret a few weeks ago at the lake. The photo is nothing special, so I decided to alter it completely and make it - well, unrealistic, I guess.

I blended the photo with Kim's texture "golden" (my go-to texture) in vivid light at 100%, masked the bird and removed the texture from it again. Then I darkened the image a bit and did several saturation and hue adjustments until I ended up with this image.

Not my normal way to work with photos... but it was fun!

11 comments:

Beverly said...

The artful play with textures is just what we need sometimes…he is a beauty!

Elephant's Child said...

Love it. And am awed.

Sally H said...

It's wonderful! Great use of those textures x

aspiritofsimplicity said...

it brings to mind one of those pink flamingos made out of plastic. cool.

Jeanne said...

Lovely shot made all the more special by your use of the textures!

Michelle B said...

Wow! It looks surreal. Once in a while it is great to mess around with a photo just to see what happens, and learn something new along the way.

LONDONLULU said...

I love what you did to this! Beautiful creature.

Magic Love Crow said...

Very cool! I loved the way it turned out!

Sharon said...

The texture on the water is just lovely! Good editing job!

Diana Evans said...

wonderful work!! love these birds!!!

~✽Mumsy✽~ said...

It turned out so wonderful!