Monday, June 20, 2011

Portrait }{ Texture Tuesday

The prompt this week was "people." Could I do a portrait of anyone else?

(maybe the husband but since he's not around lately...)


Sometimes I feel things in black and white, sometimes in color. But she's always beautiful to me.


  • original image
  • BW background copy on normal @20%
  • BW gradient map on overlay @30%
  • Copper gradient map on soft light @25%
  • Kim Klassen's "Portrait" on lighter color @35%
  • Kim Klassen's "warm sun" on multiply @40%
  • Added layer mask to "warm sun" and with opacity @50% removed some of the texture over her face



  • original image
  • BW gradient map on overlay @50%
  • Copper gradient map on overlay @20%
  • Kim Klassen's "silence" on darker @50%
  • Kim Klassen's "stained linen" on multiply @55%
  • Added layer mask to "warm sun" and with opacity @50% removed some of the texture over her face

    kimklassencafe

31 comments:

  1. Simply stunning. The 2nd one is my favorite.

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  2. They are both georgeous images. The first one is my favourite. It has a timeless feel.

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  3. SO very beautiful- I love both~

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  4. Beautifully processed images!

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  5. Beautiful! So soft and lovely! Love her expression in the second one!

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  6. pure sweetness. what a precious keepsake - and take lots, because you're going to turn around and she will be in college!!

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  7. She is such a sweet, sweet girl ---so beautiful! :) I bet she misses her daddy a lot.

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  8. she is so beautiful, and I love the subtle texture work.

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  9. Beautiful - both your girl and the processing! :-)

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  10. She is precious and your texture work is divine!

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  11. Beautiful, timeless images of your daughter. I agree with debsea, these moments fly by, and before you know it she will be wanting the car keys.

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  12. These are amazing! I've always hesitated to use textures on people - now I know I need to give it a try.

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  13. So very beautiful - I love the first one - captures a moment in time ♥

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  14. I love the slight movement in the first picture. She looks calm and serene at first glance...but on second glance she looks like she is ready to pounce.

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  15. Such a sweet face. Love those expressive eyes.

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  16. Very pretty -- and she is adorable :)

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  17. She is a very beautiful and photogenic subject to shoot. I love how you edited this picture and the use of texture is perfect. Thanks for sharing..

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  18. We both have a really beautiful daughter!

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  19. Awesome photos! Your daughter is precious!

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  20. She is absolutely beautiful. Your portrait is awesome. All daughters are beautiful, but yours is especially pretty. Awesome capture and composition. Genie

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  21. Lindas fotos !
    Mas a modelo é ótima!
    Bjos Carinhosos.

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  22. What can I say, except, gorgeous, stunning, amazing and beautiful?

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  23. Gorgeous! Love the softness the texture gave the photo. The little girl is beautiful!

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  24. AMAZINGLY stunning images - and how gorgeous is your daughter. I have just found your blog today, and I lOVE everything so far - following you now. Please come and see me sometimes - hopefully you'll like what I do and follow me too :O)
    A xox

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  25. She is so precious and your texture work is lovely. I am not very confident with portrait, and I always admire who does a good job with them :)

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