Zoom, Twirl and a Pinch

June 23rd, 2011 by Denise Ippolito

 

Twirl

 

Twirl and Pinch

Image © 2011/Denise Ippolito Photography

To create the look above I started with an image of very small little flowers. I liked the mix of green and pinks but the base image felt weak to me. I decided to add a zoom blur in Photoshop combined with the twirl and pinch filter both found in Photoshop. I used a series of layer masks to keep the center flower in focus. Re-cropped my image placing the flower off center.

To learn more about this technique and others , check out my current eBook “A Guide to Creative Filters and Effects” in the OPG Store.

Check out Denise's website at www.deniseippolito.com

 

 

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