Friday, July 31, 2009

Fix-It Friday #22 - Hands-On Photo Editing! "Sourthern Belle"

This week I am going to do some quick and simple fixes. I love this photo. The girl, thedress, the old stone stairs, the red house in the background, the foilage. All of it just seems to go so wonderfully with this photo. I thought instead of doing editing this week I would apply some quick filters.

I have this amazing software called Nik Color Efex Complete. It comes with over 50 filters and it is absolutely incredible. I have talked about it before and it is worth the $350.00 it costs to buy it. BTW: I like it better then photoshop for quick edits!

So all I did on this photo was apply some filters that are built into this software. Nothing fancy, nothing hard... just quick and simple edits. I will list the filter I used but other then that I did nothing. '

Here is the original photo
Monday Morning (Sephia) Filter
Gold Reflector Filter

Viginette Blur Filter
Old Photo Filter
Midnight Filter
Glamour Glow Filter
Indian Summer Filter

15 comments:

drewmark19 said...

I've never heard of this software before. I like how you gave several examples of what it can do. They all are beautiful. I definitely don't want to spend $350, but, darn you, you're tempting me! :)

kimber said...

Ooooooh! I don't know which is my favorite. I love them all. Such great filters!!

wenderful said...

Nice! I like the Monday morning filter. :)

Darcy @ m3b said...

Stephanie -

Hi - so good to meet you.

Thanks for stopping by my blog and wishing my hubba-hubba Hubby a happy birthday.

You have a beautiful family! I'm off to look into that program you mentioned...

-Darcy @ my3boybarians

AJ said...

I really like the gold filter one and the old photo filter. Lovely work!

Amy said...

Wow, the "Old Photo" filter really does look like, well, an old photo. Definitely my favorite.

Amy said...

Just read your profile and -WOW- what an a amazing gift you are giving to your friends! GOD BLESS YOU!

Anonymous said...

LOVE THIS PICTURE TO BEGIN WITH IT LOOKS AMAZING. I DIDN'T KNOW YOU COULD DO SO MUCH TO A PICTURE. I LOVE THE DIFFERNT FILTERS ON IT.THE OLD LOOK TO IT!


BETH
WWW.JUSTINBETH.COM

Me-Mo said...

Too many for me to pick a FAV. I love the old photo filter the most...I think.
Great job!

Life with Kaishon said...

You are so good at this. Wow. I love the pictures. I also love that it is just one step. One step I can handle. Editing is a pain in my side : (. Really cool. Thanks for sharing!

Life with Kaishon said...

I really want that software. WOW. I especially love the old fashioned look. I am glad I came over today. Simple makes my day : )

Jenny said...

How fun! The Old Photo filter is perfect for this picture!

Taylor said...

Love them! It looks like you spent hours doing them! Maybe I will look into it.

KazVik said...

Really nice! I especially like the Monday Morning, Old Photo, and Indian Summer. Good job!

Christina@ingallslife said...

i love your edits, really all of them, but i am drawn to the midnight one. also indian summer. thanks for stopping by. way to go on the good will find too. love that place. have a great week!

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