Magic at the Gardens

© Lisa J. Boulden

Magic at the Gardens

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic February 10, 2012

original pic #1442439

Robert R. Goodman level-addict February 10, 2012

Hi Lisa,Beautiful DD work.WOW!wonderful lighting and color.Great work on the reflection!!!! #9974913

Tiia Vissak February 10, 2012

cool tones & reflections! #9975109

Michelle Alton February 10, 2012

Beautifully worked, Lisa. It doesn't look anything like the FLOOD to me! #9975768

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic February 10, 2012

Thank you, Bobby, Tiia, and Michelle.

Michelle, to produce the water reflection, I fumbled around in PhotoShop CS2: First, I used the Liquify tool (which I was having a tough time with). Then, I stretched the water part out using the Transform>Warp tool. Next, I added Motion Blur. I then shaded and shaped the area where the "water" meets the land.

(The sky was not PS'd--- really awesome clouds emerged from the long exposure and fisheye lens!)

Blessings, Lisa♥ #9975935

Mary K. Robison February 10, 2012

Gorgeous capture and excellent work with effects, Lisa! What a wonderful event the "Night Lights" at the Gardens must be. #9976454

Kathleen Rinker February 15, 2012

Fabulous image and work Lisa!! #9984218

Laura E. Swan level-classic February 19, 2012

You mean...THAT IS NOT WATER? WOW! My mouth is hung right open.

THIS IS AMAZING and I am thrilled that you added the before picture.

LISA! Amazing work. I am stunned by this image...and that doesn't happen to me often! I hope this goes GOLD!

Still in shock!

-Laura ! #9991136

JO ANN CLEVELAND February 20, 2012

Well aren't you clever Lisa?! Wonderful "reflection" and beautiful results!

jo ann c. #9992291

Amanda J. Tanner level-classic February 25, 2012

Beautiful work Lisa! #10001539

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Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens
during "Night Lights" at the Garden event.
"Reflecting pool" created by playing around in PSCS2 (not the flood filter).

Exif: F Number: 11, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 200/10 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 200, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 10.50 mm, Model: NIKON D300S

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