Selby Gardens, Sarasota, Florida -- This was the original "raw" image. Background too busy, and not blurred out enough.
Orchid, with background cleaned up, desaturated, and the image flipped
Fish, Mote Aquarium, Sarasota, Florida
Image needs background cleaned up and desaturated. Color needs brightening up.
Colors brightened and background cleaned up
Composite created with Photoshop
Using two layers in Photoshop the original two images are combined after horizontally flipping the orchid. The gritty background texture is added, using a program called Topaz.
Scene at the Jersey shore, 1975
Sky is quite uninteresting. Needs help.
This now has a Chesapeake Bay sky from 1995
Using layers in Photoshop, with technique called Select and Mask, I was able to get the look I wanted.
Selby Gardensflowermasdevallia plant genusscientific name Masdevalliadivision Magnoliophyta flowering plantsclass Liliopsidaorder Orchidales orchidsfamily Orchidaceae orchid familygenus Masdevallia masdevalliaplant