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Islands in the stream
Islands in the stream
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Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Camera: Nikon D80
Lens: Lensbaby Composer
Location: Polvadera, NM
Galleries: Diptych / Triptych, Lensbaby
Date Uploaded: Feb 8, 2009

Viewed: 540
Comments: 11
Favorites: 2 (view)

One image of a couple of the trees in our front yard taken during the Lensbaby side challenge last month, duplicated and cropped for each side panel, then arranged on a blank canvas. The water is fake, flood filter from Flaming Pear, and the bird is from the bird brushes I made from bird images.
Processing:
Silver Efex Pro antique plate II filter (desaturates to a light sepia and gives a nice soft but grainy feel with outside edges faded)
Color Efex Pro bi-colored filter (to make the sky blue and water peach)
Color Efex Pro polaroid transfer (adds more blur and grain)
Adjust colors with hue/saturation (since polaroid transfer adds kind of a greenish-yellow tone)
Use window frame 11 as overlay stretched to fit, in overlay blend mode at 55% opacity
Hue/Saturation layer to bump down saturation on the whole thing (since the overlay mode layer makes things kinda strident)
That's mainly it I guess
Here's the frame
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02/14/2009 05:11:04 PM
Well I was gonna say this was dreamy, but looks like it's been said! : )
I'm likin' the bird. My eye goes straight there! : )
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02/14/2009 04:14:19 PM
Very dreamy effect. Nice!
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02/10/2009 05:02:08 PM
This is so neat. I never would have guessed the water was "imported." Really beautiful!
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02/09/2009 10:17:21 PM
So soft and dreamy...beautiful!
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02/09/2009 11:18:08 AM
Like a watercolor painting.... Your photos in this series are blurring the line between photography and fine art... They have a very hand made quality to them.
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02/09/2009 12:26:39 AM
This is just so gorgeous. I am adding it to my favourites right now.
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02/08/2009 11:09:08 PM
That is the first song my husband and I ever danced to.

These together have that dream quality that takes us to another place and time. LOVELY indeed.
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02/08/2009 08:49:33 PM
pure art!! a beautiful scene with a perfect blend of colour and texture.
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02/08/2009 05:15:32 PM
beautiful colleen .. so soft and delicate and gorgeous .. hope its ok to try that excellent frame .!?!. :)x
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02/08/2009 01:52:56 PM
Very very nice. Definitely wall-hangable. As an aside, I downloaded the Color Efex bit, but hadn't found much there to keep my attention. Didn't try bi-color, though. I suspect I might like that one. (Am sold on Silver Efex, though.)
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02/08/2009 01:45:22 PM
Holy moly this is gorgeous!!!! Art!
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