Friday, September 10

{Friday Photo Bliss}

Inspired by the SouleMama blog's {this moment}, I am posting one image every Friday, taken that week, that really makes me happy. If you end up doing the same I would love to see your photo linked in my comments!

This was taken today with my nifty fifty lens. I ran one of my favorite Photoshop actions on it, Butterscotch Vintage, and then added the ShadowHouse Creations Dirty Paper 2 texture in soft light blending mode. Finally, I used my Web Drop-Shadow action to make it web-ready. 

I also wanted to mention that Jerry at ShadowHouse Creations has a little donation button on his site, so if you use and love his free textures/brushes/tutorials/clipping masks treat him to a coffee if you get a chance!  Jerry is one of the most generous, creative, and incredibly nice people I have met in the photography-editing world.  Heck, he might deserve a couple of beers.  ;-)


  1. I love this ... so crisp ... they look as though they are waving goodbye to summer :)

  2. You inspire me! I just take photos for hobby but this is my favorite this week.

  3. My favorite photo from this week I took today while practicing in manual...I'm a newbie. :)

  4. I love my new fifty nifty...Love it! Thank you for inspiring me to capture our little moments...

  5. Thank you so much for your posts and your tutorials! I have started to pursue photography more taking portraits for friends and LOVE it! Your actions are awesome. I spend hours on the computer playing with them. LOL! I will be purchasing a Nifty Fifty hopefully in the near future! ~Amanda


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