Wednesday, January 11, 2006

3 versions of the Boy with an apple photo.

These are the pictures I tried to post last month. I still don't know why they wouldn't post, but they do now so here they are.

The first has the back ground blurred a little bit.

The second is Black and White with the apple the only touch of color. The color of the apple is too dark though and I can't seem to be able to fix it.

The third has an old photo treatment done to it, sepia toned, softened a little, blurred edges, and rounded corners. You don't see the rounded corners very well except for the lower right corner.


Pewari Naan said...

I like the sepia toning best - you're right about the apple being a bit dark on the first one - makes it look a little unnatural and unappetising. Have you tried using the dodge/burn brush thingumy? Set it to about 3%, wave it over that area and see if it helps!

Alternatively, you can select the apple as if you were doing a cutout and then adjust brightness and/or hue/saturation... could be worth a try :)

Messed up Mama said...

Thanks, I'll try that. I agree that the sepia toned one is the best. The original reminded me of photos of family from the early 1900's so I thought it would work well with an old fashioned kind of treatment.