Okay, the "nothing but net" is an add on. The title just reminded me of one of those commercials with the basketball players from a few years ago. A friend of mine saw today's image and said something like "that must have taken you a long time". I asked him for a estimate of how long he thought it would take to complete the image. His reply was "oh, hours I'd guess". I told him it was closer to ten minutes. Also being named Thomas, he was a doubter and challenged me to produce a similar image. Today's post is the result of that challenge. I started from scratch, set a timer on my second screen and did a screen capture every one minute. The entire process took far longer than the ten minutes, doing the screen capture, cropping it to show what was going on, saving it, So, it was work for one minute, spend two minutes documenting what was done during the one minute, resetting the screen and going for the next minute. The result is today's post. To see what my screen looked like, minute by minute, hit the "read more".
|Minute eight. Image sharpened.|
Mask applied to sky.
|Minute nine. Vignette applied.|
|Images in Adobe Bridge|
|Screen shot after minute one,|
5 images being blended.
|Screen shot at minute two.|
Ready for cropping
|Minute three. Sky being selected|
to create Alpha Channel
|Minute four. An Alpha Channel|
has been added to the
|Minute 5. Clouds brought in,|
duplicated, flipped & moved
|Minute seven. Bird brought in and|
selected using Quick Mask