Softly Floating

Softly floating along the water, something left behind.

Gentle like the wind, warming like the sun.

A memory that brushes across, ever fleeting.

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Spending a little time on the dock this afternoon, the air was fairly quiet with birds. But this delicate feather floated by. It provided me a capture that I could play with my new favorite software – Topaz Impressions.

Beginning with Lightroom, I adjusted the white balance, clarity and vibrance before moving it over to Photoshop Elements 12. Here I used the content-aware tool to remove all the little specks from the water. Once the image was prepared, as if preparing the canvas for painting, I used the Topaz Impression plug-in.

Selecting one of the liquid lines filters, I then made selective adjustments for the final result above.

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18 thoughts on “Softly Floating

  1. I’ve watched feathers floating like this too, There’s something so peaceful about the way it floats about.

    Having so much fun with Topaz Impressions by the way πŸ˜€ lol

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