Went to Woodward Park with the family today.  The breeze kept me from getting very good reflections, but the sparkles of light in the late afternoon were worth waiting for.  I processed this photo in Photoshop Elements 6 with a levels adjustment, an unsharp mask and Filter/Distort/Diffuse Glow.  I then dodged and burned the final photo. Camera settings: f/6.3, 1/400 sec., focal length 21 mm, ISO 64.  Taken with my Fujifilm FinePix S700.

I bought and installed Photoshop Elements 10 but I am not sure yet if it was a wise purchase.  I have become so comfortable with PSE6.  The good price at Costco was too hard to pass up, however!  So I will fiddle with it and see how I like it.  (I hate getting used to new software! :))


4 thoughts on “Sparkle

  1. You’ve really done a great jpb of capturing that sparkle, I’ve only tried a million times and not quite got it that good.

  2. Love the perspective of this Doris. Had to look twice, thought it might have been flipped vertical.
    I have to agree with you on the elements purchase, I just downloaded 10 from amazon. Not much different from 5. Oh well it was cheap anyway.

  3. Absolutely stunning….and you will get used to 10 in no time!

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