This is another picture my son took in Dorset, England, in 2007. I transformed it into another fantasy piece with a CC0 cosmos picture.
This piece, I'm using four layers.
- The background is a CC0 cosmos picture from Piqsels, I think.
- The next one is the cosmos picture duplicated and flipped vertically, so that it makes a mirror to the first, the axis is on the horizon.
- The next layer had the most done to it. I added an alpha channel, then deleted the sky and most of the sea so that I have just a little texture to the water and a nice firm foreground. I also added a couple layers of dark bucket fill to the foreground to take it from broad daylight to a very bright night. (It didn't feel right to take it any darker.)
- The top layer was the orignal photo (minus the sky) at 20% opacity so that the cosmos background came through the water very well.
I love how this one turned out.
Image shot by my son Ian.
All editing work done by myself on: Gimp and/or Photoscape.
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