If you wish to participate in this monthly challenge, please feel free to do… my post and photo for the challenge will be published at 11am on the third Friday of every month. The challenge will be called Before and After Challenge# (# representing the number).
The challenge is this…an image will be supplied for the Month for you to download. When you’ve downloaded the image in its ZIP format, extract the file you want to use, (raw or jpeg) and then edit the image using your own creativity and with whatever software programs or apps you use. Within the download file, will be two images, one in jpeg format and the other in its raw format. If the image was originally only shot in jpeg there will just be the jpeg version available to edit.
Download the image, extract image and edit using whatever software you wish.
If you wish to submit an image for the challenge, please email me the RAW and Jpeg format (if RAW is available). I will then upload the submissions to Dropbox for Download.
Create a post on your blog or Facebook Page, showing your finished edit.
Caption the image Image supplied by # (Who submitted the original image) – Edited by ~# (# being your name or blog’s name).
It is not necessary but it would be nice if you did a brief explanation as to how you achieved your results, and what software you used.
Tag your posts BAC or Before and After Challenge
Create a pingback to the relevant month.
If you can’t create pingback/trackback, don’t worry, post a comment below so others can find your edited version of the image.
This time I didn’t go over the top like last month.
How I did the changes to the before photo supplied using Corel PaintShop Pro 2019 Ultimate
First I went to – Effect/Photo Effects/Film and Filters
Altered the original with
Film Look – Glamour
Filter Colour R154 G106 B14
This gave a brown tone
Then Effect/Illumination Effects/Sunburst
number of Rays 30
I then increased the contrast to darken a bit more
Most of the numerical values are out of 50 except the last two which are out of 100. I don’t know if any of this makes sense unless you use Corel PaintShop I guess.
“This week’s challenge is all about mixing squares and circles. Photography is a rectangular activity. Even though our lenses are round, the output is not. You can create a round image using post-processing methods. You can also create a round image using scissors on a print (very old-fashioned). I used the cropping tool in Photoshop to put my round pie into a square.”
Perhaps I was attracted by the thought of Nancy’s pie
“For anyone who is interested: my pie is a take on a blueberry sour cream pie recipe that I found online.”
Enough of the prologue, thanks for the challenge Nancy, let’s see what I can come up with and find some circles in squares. Stop laughing Becky. Mmmm pie 🙂
“Do come and join us in our Saturday six-word musings.
I’ll admit that many of us openly break the numeric rule and share far more words (all excellent of course!) so the key rule is to have a title of six words – and then create around that the post that you desire! Perhaps in bunches of 6 words if you’re feeling inspired.”
How often do you
pick up a pen
find the paper
let your mind
lines that travel
lines that are free
lines that join
I see people
I see a bed
is that what you saw
the lines that bend
the lines that shape
follow a line
pick up a pen
When thinking about this photo challenge I was flooded with so many ideas, funnily enough, I seem to have lots of feathers in my folders.
But my thoughts turned to where all this photo challenge started. One day in 2014 I received a comment asking about my post. I started chatting with Yvette from https://priorhouse.blog/ who encouraged me to enter photo challenges.
You may wonder what this has to do with feathers I guess. The post that Yvette found was My Rooster
Yvette asked if she could link my post to her post Of course I said yes. From this, I met Paula who also encouraged me to enter photo challenges. Yes these two are responsible for my addiction to photo challenges.
OK on to the feathers of Flaming Prince who is no longer with us but his memory lives on in bushboys world
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