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Curves Practice! (Photoshop CS5)

My Photoshop CS5 trial is almost over :( Time to shell out for the real thing!

I am obsessed with the Lens Correction & Curves features that I learned while applying the Vintage effect in my previous post. Here are some photos from the day my daughter was born (can’t believe it’s been almost 12 weeks!!) with a bit of a Vintage feel. I played around with the Curves, Brightness/Contrast and also used the Blur tool on the first photo.

These are the originals, for comparison:

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Got Ana to take a nap so that I could edit another photo.. Blurring backgrounds is so fun!


& after:

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Project #2: Focus & Blur Background (Photoshop CS5)

I have always wondered how people get one part of a photo to be in focus while the rest is blurry.  I am pretty stoked about how easy it was to do in Photoshop with a little help from the following vid:

Here is the before picture:

& after:

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