11/23/2015 - Frosty Mountain Morning
The Daily Texture for 11/23/2015
Today's Daily Texture is a fabulous winter one, filled with lots of cold, bold energy. I paired it with a VERY difficult bobcat photo I'd taken recently. The bobcat was photographed just after sunset, in very low light, from a pretty good distance, and was extremely grainy due to using a higher ISO. I knew this texture was the perfect one to blend with her, because it has some grit to it, just like she did!
After blending away her background, I duplicated the texture layer and put it on top, setting to to soft light layer mode at about 60%. This boosted the colors and contrast a bit, but also increased the already too much grain on the cat. So I decided to take it into Topaz Impressions to see what I could do.
My original intention was just to perform a preset to correct or enhance just the cat and to leave the texture alone. But after I ran a few presets, I found one I liked which enhanced the cat AND the textured background in a way I like, so I went with it. I also gave her a little snow from the Winter 1 Collection.
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