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Flight of a Butterfly

Discussion in 'Retouching and Post Processing' started by beaucamera, May 28, 2007.

  1. What a surprise to see this lovely butterfly in my garden today. I used multiple layers with blending and filtering to create the background, all based on this image of the butterfly.

    aka beaucamera

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  2. Virginia, your creativity doesn't stop to amaze me!

    That's really beautiful.

  3. Gale


    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    That is very beautiful Virginia
  4. Nice work Virginia....I like this !! :smile:
  5. Thank you Harry, Gale and Mike.
    :smile: :smile: :smile:
    I was really pleased with the way the background mimicked the action of flight.

    aka beaucamera
  6. Beautiful and very "Artsy"!

    I like it a lot.
  7. That is amazing. It would look so kewl as a backlite photo.
  8. Thanks, Michael. So glad you liked this.
    Pheckel, neat idea about backlighting!

    aka beaucamera
  9. I really like the pastel colours and movement in this image. Very nicely done Virginia.
  10. RayGuselli


    Oct 18, 2005
    OK Virginia.....

    I'm coming over to the States to see you create one of these lovely images!!!!!

    This has it all for me but in particular your use of delicate colours - pastels...

    Truly beautiful...

    You should be very proud of this one Virginia.

    Best wishes

  11. You are very creative, and very talented! This is a beautiful image: delicate, serene and just wonderful to look at. :smile:
  12. Very, very, very, nice Virginia.
  13. Arif

    Arif Guest

    Very nice work Virginia. Made me go and look at your other work. Very impressive.
  14. Excellent work Virginia. Your repeated use of the desaturated butterfly image in the background is so creative and neat. Very well done.
  15. satelite seven

    satelite seven

    May 14, 2006
    Hey Virginia, all those classes have really paid off. that is a tip-top image!!!
  16. StephanieHelen


    Jun 9, 2006
    Very pretty and creative, Virginia.
    Between you and Ray, you have the dramatic and soft side of things covered, thanks for posting, I enjoy these.

  17. Oh my, I behind the times.
    Many thanks to you, Bob, Ray, Gretchen, Pete, Arif, Gordon, Patrick and Stephanie.

    Yes, Ray, it would be wonderful to have you "pop over" to the States. I'm sure there are many of us who like me would like to get together with you and learn how you do such masterful retouching too!

    aka beaucamera
  18. Very creative.

    Thanks for sharing.

  19. Thanks, Lil
    Glad you like this.
    aka beaucamera
  20. djtexus


    Feb 24, 2006
    Very creative effect!
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