{food for thought}
Be joyful always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances,
for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus. {1 Thessalonians 5:16-18}

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Shoot & Edit :: Week 5 {Hearts}

Shoot & Edit Week 5 {SOOC}
the lyrics are why {iwu} this song!

urnx, ni, imnx
ictv, nicu
icu, icu, nurok
urnx, ni, iw
icatv, icadvd, nicu
icu, icu, nurok
icu, icu, nurok

You are an X
You are an X, and I, I am an X
I see TV
I see TV, and I see you
I see you, I see you, and you are okay
You are an X
You are an X, and I, I double you
I see a DVD, I see a DVD, and I see you
I see you, I see you, and you are okay
I see you, I see you, and you are okay
{Raw Edit}
177SHSWk#2 softautumnglow
camera calibration :: camera vivid
shot as :: daylight
recovery :: 50
contrast :: 45
clarity :: 55
vibrancy :: 20
saturation :: -15
used healing brush to remove
distracting spot on the surface of the W

{Soft Autumn Glow with Rounded Corners & 1960's Effect Edit}
177SHSWk#2 softautumnglow
crop 4x6
action used :: coffeeshop soft autumn glow {glow, contrast boost, slight color enhancement}
with this action i decreased all layers by 50% of their opacity & deleted color mute layer
added new layer {faded pink gradient} opacity 25%
lighten shadows :: 12
darken shadows :: 25
focal soften twice, despeckle once
remove dust & scratches once to reduce the amount of wood grain in background
lastly vignette, crop rounded corners with a 1960's effect


Shoot & Edit Week 5 :: Hearts {SOOC}
a part of you has grown in me. and so you
see, it's you and me together forever and
never apart, maybe in distance, but
never in heart....
{Raw Edit}
61hearts pinktiedyetexture
camera calibration :: camera d2x mode3
shot as :: daylight
recovery :: 20
fill light :: 12
contrast :: 75
clarity :: 80
vibrancy :: 40
saturation :: -6
{Vivid Tie-Dye Textured Edit}
61hearts pinktiedyetexture02
crop 4x6
action used :: coffeeshop vivid (no wait), adjusted layers settings to my liking
added pink tie-dye texture :: opacity 65%
selected hearts with smart brush to increase high contrast {opacity 45%}
makes hearts pop away from the background to draw your eye in
selected hearts with quick selection tool, selected inverse
focal soften twice, despeckle once
remove dust & scratches once to soften the tie-dye texture
added border for dramatic effect


more shot & edit:

You Capture :: Cold
“may you have warm words on a cold evening, a full moon on a dark night
& a smooth road all the way to your door.” ~irish blessing

more cold:

Happy Thursday!!!


Ashley Sisk said...

Your Raw edits for your shots were fabulous but I'm loving the creativity in your final edits. And your cold shot is gorgeous.

Jill - FNA Photography said...

I'm with Ashley - so well done!

Beautifully done!

Susan said...

I really like the RAW edit on the crocheted heart, and love the vivid edit on the candy. They look great!

Tara said...

Beautiful edits!

I LOVE LOVE your Cold photo!

Jen said...

I love your edits!

Coffee Break Mama said...

Your edits are wonderful, and that last shot is just amazing! Brrrr!

Mommy2Four said...

You did so great! I'm loving your vivid edit! So creative!

{natalie pozniak} said...

Great photos! Love the Tree photo.

Sheri said...

How cute! I need to pick up some conversation hearts.

Love our cold shot too.

Lynda said...

These are great shots. I love the raw edit on your first one and that vivid edit on the second one!

Winn (aka Koreen) said...

I like your basic edits. :D

Kathleen said...

Beautiful shots and edits! I love the vivid edit on the conversational hearts photo. And...I love, love, love your new header!

Chic Homeschool Mama said...

Those all came out so great. I love the edits!

sunshinefields said...

Your 'cold' shot is fantastic!

Barb Phillips said...

awesome job well done

julie said...

LOVE your vivid tye dye edit!! Awesome :)

Sarah C. said...

Awesome edits! I'm especially loving the final one of the conversation hearts - the crop & details - just perfect.

On a side note, I like your new header too! :)

Ang said...

Your edits are spot on!

Kathleen said...

Hi Christine ~ I accepted my award (http://treasuredchapters.blogspot.com/2011/02/blogging-friends.html). Thanks again! :)

Have a great weekend!

jillconyers said...

Love the ACR edits of the first shot and the textured edit of the conversation hearts. Well done.

Jen said...

I love that tree shot, wow! what camera and lenses do you use? your header is awesome!