A Division of Kathy Thompson Photography

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Music is moonlight

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I am sure all of us have at some stage been mesmerised by a beautiful moon. The most beautiful moon I have seen was witnessed from the jetty at Ardrossan, Yorke Peninsula, South Australia.

It rose up from the horizon over the water as a huge orange full moon. Everyone just stood and watched it. It must have been a 'super' moon for it appeared so much larger than expected and I guess most of us don't get to see it right on the horizon. Once it had moved up into the sky it appeared as normal. Unfortunately I had just packed all my photography gear into the car so didn't catch it on camera.

The above image was made from a photo I took of our recent super moon shrouded in mist.

I have added a texture which I created and stamped with a 'window' PS brush I made from a photo of an old ruin window.

Blue Window

The scrolls and vintage music came from "The Graphics Fairy".

A great site for royalty free vintage graphics.

If you would like the above   'BlueWindow'   texture I am making it available for a limited period free of charge. This is a large resolution 8MG file.

Credit to "Coffee Pot Textures"or a link to this blog would be appreciated.

Terms of use: royalty free, personal use or sales as part of a hobby when blended with other photos and or textures. Not for professional or commercial use.

Hoping you all have some music in your lives this week,


Monday, May 7, 2012

Aim for the Moon

While returning from a country drive on Saturday the Super moon was rising in the east. However it was covered with misty cloud and though it didn't exactly look very 'super' it did look quite nice.

I pulled over and took a photo of it with the tele lens.

I thought a little texture would suit it and chose a blue texture I have created since doing the Art of Textures course.

I've used 2 layers of this, one of soft light and one of screen, both with reduced opacities.

The result - Aim for the Moon

The font is called "Before the Rain" from www.dafont.com

Thanks for visiting,