January 19, 2011

This week I learned...

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This week I learned about masking in Photoshop and I experimented by merging two photos into one.  I took this picture of my husbands tea...
which showed the steam rising off of it.  And then I took this picture of the beautiful tea bag he used to make this tea...but I lost the steam!

And I didn't realize it until I got the images on the computer.  So I decided to learn to merge the two and I watched some tutorials on masking (I can't remember where they were or I would post them for you) and did some color correcting and the final result was this:
 

6 comments:

  1. Congrats on learning about masking! That is still something I haven't tackled yet :O) I love the finished product! Thanks for linking up! I love the name of your blog!

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  2. Very cool. I have so many photos that I would like to merge, but I still haven't made the jump.

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  3. Cool effect, I like how you merged them together to see the steam!

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  4. Thanks for the comments everyone! Sorry it took me so long to publish them. :)

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