After Before Friday – Cloud Forest flower

alex Before wk70

I decided to give the After Before Friday challenge a go because I often do photo editing but not only with Lightroom or I-photo, I love doing some experimental editing with Gimp and using textures as well.

So I decided to edit a photo I have taken in the Cloud Forest – a flower photograph. I love the contrast flowers to wall and I really would love to ‘play’ with it. Just gave it a try!

alex After wk70

  1. Gimp 2.6.11
  2. Brightness up to 8
  3. Saturation up to 30
  4. Use texture from http://www.textureking.com – dsc4464
  5. Scale image texture – longest side 1000
  6. Rotate image texture 180
  7. Add new layer @ flower photo
  8. Copy image texture to new layer
  9. Opacity down to 51.1
  10. Work with eraser
  11. Contrast image texture up to 30
  12. Hue down to 33
  13. Saturation up to 66
  14. Brightness -22
  15. Go to background
  16. Color -145/ brightness -0/ hue -50
  17. Merge layer down
  18. Brightness 27/ contrast 45
  19. Filter canvas 6 top right
  20. Safe (;

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