Just some fun with brushes and a photo taken with an open shutter and a moving camera! Processed in Photoshop Elements 6.
This is a sister photo to one I had taken just before starting this blog. I had fooled around with quickly moving the camera in an arc while taking photos of our Christmas tree lights. Luckily there is a January theme that fits the bill!
On Auto, the settings for this photo are: ISO 1600, F/5.6, 1/8 sec shutter speed. This was fun to do and I loved the colorful outcome. I did very little to this photo other than adjust levels and do a little burning. Do you guys have the same problem that I have? I find that my photos are a little too light after sizing for the web. The lower resolution must do it?! Let me know what you think! Have a great week.
Saw this old roadster in Cambria, CA. Though I would love to drive it, too. . . I think it is pretty masculine! I think of most things as pretty much gender neutral, but this does look like a man’s car. I cropped the original, adjusted levels and sharpness. I used a white soft brush on a separate layer to take out distracting cars, street, etc. I then applied Topaz Simplify watercolor. Burning brought back the rich color and framework of the windshield.
“Arcs” is one of our January themes and seemed really appropriate for taking some moving shots of lights on the Christmas tree.