On Saturday night, after a wonderful, cozy day in the house, we got ourselves out to go into Monza – I wanted to capture the lights. I must be honest, I wasn’t feeling too inspired by them. I know, shocking, but even with me sometimes that happens. So I played around with creating some intentional bokeh by shooting out of focus. It wasn’t until I got home and saw the two images side-by-side in the computer, out of focus and in focus, that I really got excited. Sometimes something new just hits you out of the blue – I wondered if I could combine them for an interesting effect. What you see above is the result, and I love it.
Here’s how I did it…I started with the “out of focus” bokeh photo in Photoshop Elements, this one:
I interrupt my regularly scheduled participation in 9 Muses Musing because I wanted to share this photo for Sweet Shot Tuesday and Touch Up Tuesday. And, to be honest, I also didn’t have anything specific in mind for today’s prompt of FAMILY. 🙂 Be sure to stop by and see all the other shared stories on FAMILY at Mortal Muses though! Tomorrow’s prompt is CANDLE.