Texture Tuesday and the Color Orange.

This week’s theme for Kim Klassen’s Texture Tuesday is the color orange.  I thought of the many flowers in the yard that would be perfect for one of Kim’s textures, then remembered the photo I took on a recent trip.  After processing this with NIK’s software I added Kim’s summerlovin texture.

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The Little Things

The theme of this weeks Texture Tuesday is “the little things”.  The little things we do or someone does for us, the little things that usually go unnoticed or in this case, the little things that look for little things.  This little bee was so busy looking for pollen he didn’t even notice I was getting closer and closer.

Textures used were Kim Klassen’s Camomile, blend method – multiply @ 80%, then a layer of Kim Klassen’s Stainlinen blend method – softlight @ 40%.  Here’s the original without any textures.

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Begonias and Texture Tuesday

The challenge for this week was “dreamy”.  My lensbaby was the perfect choice for a lens with a wide open aperature for the most blur.  Here’s the original:

This is the same photo with Kim Klassen’s texture Dream

And another view using one of my favorite textures, Kim Klassen’s Sweettart

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Inside the Nasturtium

The challenge this week for Kim Klassen’s Texture Tuesday is to use the texture Aurora.  I’ve been finding that textures seem to work best with unsaturated, soft colors but this week my nasturtiums were begging to be photographed.  This photo uses two of Kim Klassen’s texture, the first texture used was Kim Klassen’s Canvasback, then a layer of Aurora.

After looking into the flower I did a little experimenting to make the center look a little more inviting to a bee and added a layer of Nik software’s Midnight.

With the rain still coming down outside, I thought I would try CS5’s Channel Mixer Black & White Infrared.

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