Thursday, December 13, 2012

this or that thursday: playing with lights

I'm happy to say I now have a fully decorated tree and I've even bought one present! I also had fun this week taking pictures of my neighbor's colorfully lit tree. I used the method described here to get shaped bokeh. Then I used one of the magic textures by Kim Klassen. They are available at the bottom of this post. Just be sure to add it to your photo as a screen blending mode if you try it. I love the chalkboard-like effect these textures have...

And now it's time to link up again! There are just a few rules.
  • submit the url of your blog post, not your home page
  • link up a photo that was taken by you
  • include a link back to my blog in your post (you can use the button or a text link if you prefer)
  • visit a few other blogs and leave some comment love 
Okay, let's see what you've been shooting!

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  1. Deb that is just too cool for words.

  2. Wow, that is so very pretty - I have to try! :-)

  3. Now isn't that FUN! Love the creativity!


  4. thank you for the bokeh tutorial. I simply must try this! Merry Christmas, Deb.

  5. Beautiful pic, I'm gonna check that out!

  6. Cool photo!! I am not prepared for Christmas at all. Ha!

  7. that is very cool - I need to get busy before this month passes right by me

  8. This is soooooo beautiful! I think it's the most unusual beautiful tree shots I've seen so far.

  9. Love this Deb...and congrats.