Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Happy Texture Tuesday!




Did a couple of versions of the most beautiful and romantic city -- Serrenissima! I was lucky enough to visit back in 2005.  I'm disappointed because I was still learning how to use my new DSLR when I went on this trip.  So most of my photos were set to a low resolution setting because I wanted to fit as many photos on to my digital card -- what was I thinking?  Oh well, I guess I will just have to visit once again.  Hopefully, one day soon I will return and have the most romantic trip ever!

Which version do you like best? Can't wait to see all the great textured photos today!

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Wishing everyone much joy and love today and everyday!

Love and gratitude,
Kathy


Sweet Shot Day


44 comments:

  1. How beautiful.. my favourite city in my favourite country.. You've done a lovely job with the texture..

    I visited twice 93 and 96 and sadly had no digital.. just old snapshots which I scan...

    Have a lovely day.. ciao xxx Julie

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  2. Your photo is beautiful and caught my eye right away! It makes me want to go on vacation :)

    ~Tricia

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  3. A perfect vintage postcard! Love it! It's like I'm really in that place looking at this part of reality....well done!

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  4. I love the vintage look of the second photo. Nicely done.

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  5. First shot is perfect! It looks like a canvas print. Great job on adding texture. Italy is one of our destinations this year. Any recommendations?

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  6. Jennifer, all of Italy is so beautiful. I especially loved the Amalfi Coast. :) I also enjoyed the Italian Alps and a little town called Bolzano. I felt like I was at Disneyworld but for real. Enjoy!

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  7. How to choose between two beautiful photos? Love them both, but I kind of like the warmth of the second shot best.

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  8. How lovely. Your texture is perfect with this photograph.

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  9. Hey, even with low resolution, they are gorgeous. But hey, if you need an excuse to go back...

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  10. Oh my gosh, these are beautiful. I like the second version; so vintage postcard!

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  11. Being Italian I have to love this, LOL ;D
    Great processing! I like both, but the second one my fave. Brava! :)

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  12. Both are excellent, but the textured version lightens the mood up a bit!
    - Jim

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  13. Beautiful image Kathy - but having got hooked on Photoshop I must say you made a fantastic job with the second image - just love it! Looks like a beautiful painting.

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  14. Oooo, so beautiful!! I LOVE the edited version. Your edits make the image so timeless. Love this!

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  15. beautiful shot - i love how you used to texture - it masks any resolution issues :)

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  16. Great images, love how the lines draw the eye in. I like both but I think the second image is probably my favorite.

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  17. Such gorgeous use of the texture!

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  18. What a gorgeous shot! Your use of textures in both versions is really great... If I had to choose, I might prefer the second because I love the vintage postcard look. Great job!

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  19. Very cool photo and texture work. Wish I had this kind of photo op. Wow.

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  20. Such a pretty place...your photos are really wonderful! The 2nd one, though, is my favorite:)

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  21. I love the vintage appeal of the second one. Very old postcard appeal.
    You did not mention in either which textures you used. Do you mind if I ask if they include any of Kims? with thanks,
    jenni

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  22. Hi Jenni! I used two layers of Kim's Luminous texture on the first one. Then I added serendipity and brushed the edges in black with a canvas brush to get the second look.

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  23. wow I really love the top one. that is worthy of hangin on a wall for sure

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  24. I love that second shot. It's wonderful! :)

    Marla @ www.blueskiesphotoblog.com

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  25. love the texture love the shot, what a beautiful place to take a picture!

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  26. Lovely! Always wanted to visit there. I like the texture you applied, burned edges always excite me. :)

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  27. My favorite is the second. I loved Italy but only saw Venice. That was fabulous but really need to go back and visit more of the country.

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  28. Such a gorgeous shot and wonderful processing! I can't decide...!

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  29. really BEAUTIFUL work!! and such a lovely blog - so glad I found you!!

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  30. Very pretty! I think the top photo is my favorite.

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  31. Beautiful work, the second shot is my favourite

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  32. Wow... what a beautiful place. Your photo is amazing. And I love the texture you added! Stopping by from communal global today! :)

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  33. Oh, the things we learn about our digital cameras! This is still absolutely beautiful!

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  34. so beautiful, caught my eye at Kim's Café! I know what you mean about low resolution photos... at least they are perfect for texturing!
    Beautiufl place and you did wonderful job with processing :)

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  35. Beautiful shot...love the vintage feeling and the texture!

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  36. I always bring extra cards with me or they can be purchased at local shops in Europe. So worth it not to miss a shot because of full memory card. Gorgeous shots never the less.

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  37. oh my gosh - beautiful. yup, i want to go there...

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  38. Beautiful!! Makes me want to travel there right now!

    Tamar - linking up with CG!

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  39. I like the grainy effect of the low res on these. People do that on purpose these days. I adore the shots. I would hang the image on my wall.

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  40. gasp.... oh my... love... LOVE... takes my breath away...

    thank you for linking up with texture tuesday.... xxo, kim

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  41. Kim - thanks so much for stopping by and leaving a comment. It's like a rockstar arrived :) xoxo

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  42. Wow! These are both great but I really love the second one. . . .has a canvas feel to it! And the colors pop! :)

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  43. Magnificent! The 1st is great, but I absolutely love the 2nd! =)

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