Mandarin Orange Monday/77

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Good morning from an overcast Hastings morning.

Today is Monday so time for LorikArt‘s challenge. I loved her post this week which you can find here:

http://lorikart.com/2014/01/19/mandarin-orange-monday-77/

I also was totally impressed by lady sighs post for http://sonelscornerphotochallenge.wordpress.com.

http://ladysighs.wordpress.com/2013/12/27/sonels-photo-editing-challenge-nature/

So I thought I would have a go with these two photos.  I can’t show you what I did as my blog crashed when I uploaded the photos for some strange reason.  I can tell you that I used Photoshop for editing the photos into the orange colour.  I used a couple of the filters – poster edges and fresco.  Then it was over to GIMP for a tweak with the cartoon filter before I used the paper curl filter to do the final image.  It took me a bit to work out that I could actually load two images together to get the layers.  But here is the final result.  At least that wasn’t corrupt.

DSCF7888 poster edges + film grain + gradient map.jpg = GIMP.jpg final image

I hope lady sighs doesn’t mind, but I was totally wowed by her post.  For me it was more of learning about different editing programmes and to stretch my mind.

Thanks for visiting.

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4 thoughts on “Mandarin Orange Monday/77”

  1. No, ladysighs doesn’t mind at all. lol
    What a lovely effect you got. And I am so glad you tried something new. The page curl is not so hard to do…..just press the button. But choosing the picture and a background is what makes it interesting.

    🙂 I could just curl all day.

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