Flypaper Textures

Sweet Peas


Sweet peas, I love them!  When I was coming home from a walk yesterday afternoon, I ran into a neighbour who was cutting back her sweet peas which grow on a  fence by the footpath and asked if I could have some seeds as hers are particularly nice ones and have looked wonderful for the past month.  Can’t wait to have a display like hers!

I gave this photo the soft effect, I find it suits flowers especially selectively focused ones like these. When we were putting together the Autumn pack, I made sure we included some soft easy to use textures especially for my flowers 🙂
To start with I improved the tones by using Nik Efex White Neutralizer
then…
L’oxygene @ soft light 100% masked from the focus flowers
Aotea mist @ soft light 100% softly masked from the flowers
Aotoea mist @ soft light 100% masked as above
I find that doubling the texture layer often makes all the difference even if the blending mode and opacity is identical.
All textures are from the Autumn Painterly pack
See it slightly larger on Flickr

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6 Responses to “Sweet Peas”

  1. paulgrand says:

    Fabulous, I like both before and after, love the colours – Sweet! 🙂

  2. Borealnz (Jill) says:

    Thanks Paul 🙂

  3. Lynne says:

    Beautiful soft lavender colors-great processing.

  4. Borealnz (Jill) says:

    Thanks Lynn!

  5. Joni Solis says:

    I love your white-washed flower photos. Maybe you should consider making a texture pack specially for use with flower photos and have a lot of white and pastel washed textures in it.

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