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Friday, April 26, 2013

Just a Distant Memory

Thought it would be nice to share this VINTAGE photograph on PPF that my husband created with his camera while on our honeymoon in Bermuda. It was 1982 and back then we had a regular Canon camera.
He took two individual photographs , one a portrait and the other of me looking at something in the ocean; can't remember what it was, it was sooo long ago....now it's just a distant memory. 
Once he took those two pics he then layered them together and got this image you see here; it's probably one of the few pictures of me I am comfortable showing ...haha.
Anyway, I thought it be fun to change the colouring of the photograph up a bit. I wonder what my dearest thinks : )




1982 ~ Original





                                                                          Dean Filtered


Sorry for misleading you folks. The first photograph you see in this post was entirely done with the canon camera. What  my husband did was take the first picture of me in the water and then took the second picture on top of the first picture creating a double exposure - the film didn't advance; a feature of the Canon camera A1 SLR we had back then. No special editing programs were used.

As for the second photograph, I used Flickr Avery Program with their filters , not photoshop. Hope this clears things up a bit.

Painting in Photoshop and creating digital art is so rewarding and amazing art work can be achieved.
My son got me the program , now it's a matter of applying myself to learning the program, perhaps between painting breaks : ) I love incorporating original paintings into the digital art work, always gives quite a surprise at the end .





26 comments:

www.dorissdaughter.com said...

Wonderful memories! This is a great photograph. Your husband is a very talented photographer!

froebelsternchen Susi said...

Happy PPF! fab!
great banner ! Love the blooming !
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Corrine at sparkledaysstudio.com said...

Good luck learning, I find the digital manipulation so hard, but love the results I see other people achieving. Wonderful photo. Happy PPF

Kim said...

Beautiful photo, i just love the expression! HPPF!

Dianne said...

lovely work, and beautiful memories1 happy PPF!

Tam Hess said...

I love all those cool tricks one can do with photos. I'm always so impressed! Thanks for sharing your photos :) Hugs and Happy Paint Party Friday!

JoyCorcoran said...

Love the mysterious expression on your face and the watery feel to the photographs. It's wonderful to have tools we can use to preserve works of art and memories. You're doing a great job.

Christine said...

beautiful photo and effects, I hope to learn photoshop some day!

Erika Nittel-Traser said...

Beautiful photo! Love the Colors and style.
Happy PPF
Erika

Dianne said...

Beautiful photography--I also love importing my art into Photoshop Elements and altering things just a bit.

kat said...

Hello Annabelle, I love that photo of all those pink roses, so beautiful! It is such fun to play with art on the computer and full of surprises like you say! I've loved visiting you here, there is so much to see in your lovely blog! Have an enchanting week-end!

Giggles said...

Wow beautiful digital alteration!! Oh those were good times back then!! You look so pretty and vulnerable in that photo!

Hugs Giggles

WrightStuff said...

Beautiful photographs. Lovely that you can make art from memories :)

Leovi said...

I love the photos, precious memories!

Cat Beringer said...

both versions are really lovely! It's so fun to play around in photoshop!!

Meihsia Liu said...

Lovely photos. The colors on both photos are great! Thank you for sharing. ^_^

Victoria said...

oh my goodness friend..such super beautiful photos..all versions are stunning..magical and very special! you are such a beauty!Your hubby is awesome! yay..so wonderful you are enjoying digital art..I have been playing with it more recently too..such fun to use your photos and create magic! again such a deeply beautiful portrait..stunning and soulful! it is all in the eyes isnt it!!
Thankyou friend for such beautiful kind words..they mean so much!
Hugs
Victoria

Carola Bartz said...

It's fantastic what you can do with Photoshop, isn't it? I like how your husband has merged these two photos into one.

soulbrush said...

he is amazing. love the image.Happy PPF.

Ginny said...

Both photographs are lovely. I really need to learn more about photoshop. So much to learn but how exciting once I do.

Kirstin McCulloch said...

I love that the image was created 'old school' I would have loved to know how to do that when I was running around with my dad's old cannon.

I love the colours you applied to it so many years later

Kirstin x

Debbie said...

these are both great photos! Your husband did a good job of taking them. Happy SS

Dawn said...

you look amazing :) lovely photos HPPF Dxx

Annabelle said...

Thanks so very much for your kind and wonderful comments, much appreciated.
Hugs, Annabelle

Elisa said...

nice effects and kudos to you for learning quickly happily. :)

Viola said...

It's fun to play with photos like that. It must have been a great place to be!
I think I prefer no 1..
Very lovely! :)

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