Photo Transformations & A Giveaway

Thanks to Between Naps On The Porch for hosting Metamorphosis Monday.

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Tuesday is the last day to sign up for the Casa Petrie giveaway.

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Mr. Petrie is a whiz with computers.  I wanted to add pictures of Miss Petrie to the cards I am sending out for Mother’s Day and he agreed to photoshop them for me.  I wanted the pictures to be more abstract and artistic.  I think you will be impressed with the before and afters.

I think this photo is beautiful, but I wanted it to have a black background.

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Mr. Petrie blacked out the chair and used a warming filter on the picture to give Miss Petrie more glow.  He also cropped the picture so you see more of her.

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I didn’t like this picture’s background.  It looked so drab compared to my little flower.  :)

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We tried many different techniques and backgrounds.  We went in an unusual direction and used a Van Gogh painting as a background.  Mr. Petrie used a texture to give Miss Petrie a more Impression-istic look.

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Mr. Petrie made this version of the picture to commemorate the end of Battlestar Galactica.  Well, and to be honest, because we’re big nerds.  We’re only sending it to my dad.

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I think this photo is so sweet.  I love how Miss Petrie is holding her hands.  I thought the background was not akin to her cuteness.

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Mr. Petrie used a stained glass effect in the background.  I think this is my favorite picture.

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We could have taken Miss Petrie to a studio for photos, but I think these pictures are special because I took them and Mr. Petrie embellished them.  I will have 4×6 size pictures printed at Target for $.20 each.  I’m also having some 5×7 size photos printed for our home.  I like to switch out pictures every few months to keep them current.

Enjoy checking out all the other great transformations.  Have a productive and fun week!

This entry was posted on Sunday, April 26th, 2009 at 10:22 pm and is filed under child, gifts, Metamorphosis Monday.

12 Responses to “Photo Transformations & A Giveaway”

  1. Mom in High Heels Says:

    That is fantastic! I so need to get photoshop. What a great meta.

  2. Juanita Says:

    I’ve been wanting (I mean needing) Photoshop for soooooo long. My fingers are crossed. Thanks & have a blessed day!

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  3. MyThoughtsMyVoice Says:

    I’m new to your blog so I’m saying hello :-)

    That’s a cool photoshop trick. Like the on where you changed the background into a field of flowers. She’s looks adorable by the way :-)

  4. Chandy Says:

    Wow, she is cute in all of them, but having your personal touches indeed made her photos look more special! What a darling and lucky little girl!

  5. Jadehollow Says:

    Mr Petrie is great at photoshop! The photos all look much better and Lil Petrie is just where she needs to be .. the focal point. Thanks for sharing.
    Have a Great week.
    Hugs,
    Debbie

  6. chasity Says:

    supercool photos!

  7. sofia Says:

    What sweet photos. That is great you can do all that on photoshop.
    How pretty.

  8. Macey Says:

    Hi!! I tagged you on my site, go check it out and have fun! I hope you do it! : )
    Macey

  9. Cherie Says:

    These pictures are awesome! Your daughter is really beautiful!

  10. Sandra Says:

    She is adorable. I love how you changed your pictures. I need to figure that out.
    Have a great day.
    Sandra

  11. Eileen@Star's Fault Says:

    Love the last picture. Photoshop is so wonderful, isn’t it? I’ve been using it for the last year, and I know that I’m only scratching the surface so far!

    Blessings ~ Eileen @ Star’s Fault

  12. Patricia Says:

    Absolutely adorable! I can’t wait to receive a photo of my precious grandchild.

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