Hey kids . . . It's Phun Phriday! . . With your host Scott. We're going to have some fun today and take a straight forward day time photo and turn it into an eerie night photo using Photoshop. You may remember a few weeks back I posted one called Difference. In that one I had originally taken two Identical photos except one was totally out of focus, and both were quite overexposed. I then blended the two using the "difference" blending mode.
After getting back from Oregon I was wishing I had done something like that with this light house, but I didn't so I decided to make my own. First step was to take the original photo - shown below - and put it through both the lens blur filter and the gausian blur filter and just blur the heck out of it. Next I took the original and laid it over top of the blurred image and again use the "difference" blend mode. The top (original) is at about 70% opacity. Oh, and since I had made a night shot out of it I did turn on the light in the top of the lighthouse. I did not overexpose the images like I did in the meadow shot from a few weeks ago. I may have to try that and see what happens, but of course the meadow shot from a few weeks ago was overexposed - and blurred - in the camera, not in photoshop.
Here's the original - SOOC.
Well kids, I hope you had PHUN today, and you know the deal - Have you done something outside of the box recently? We'd love to see it. Just leave a link to it in your comment. If not, I hope you'll feel free to comment anyway.