NBK Design Advanced Challenge March **WINNERS ANNOUNCED**

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  1. Oldenmeade

    Oldenmeade Well-Known Member

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    Wonderful end result!! It's a little bit hard to tell what the effect of the Blend If slider was on the After photo because you changed it to b&w first. I've altered the instructions to make that part more clear.
     
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  2. mcurtt

    mcurtt give me all the paleo brownies

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    @Oldenmeade Sorry about that. I had included the original color, the original b&w in my previous post. I went back to my layout and only saved the dramatic b&w photo from it and isolated it out here. I'm showcasing all three now, also not a thumbnail. The effect is quite obvious even with the photo changed to b&w first. Let me know if you need anything further. :-)

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  3. Oldenmeade

    Oldenmeade Well-Known Member

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    Oh yessss - that's AWESOME!!! Thanks for doing that :)
     
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  4. SharLamb

    SharLamb I should have been a Supreme

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  5. Cherylndesigns

    Cherylndesigns All glasses should be bigger than 1.5 oz

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    I went the opposite direction - I started with a really dark and threatening sky and made my "dramatic sky picture" to make the sky beautiful and blue.

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    Here's my original picture:

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  6. Oldenmeade

    Oldenmeade Well-Known Member

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    Great pages ladies! Off to leave you some love in the gallery :)
     
  7. garrynkim

    garrynkim I'm not messy, I'm just really creative!

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    I've attached the original and the edited photo plus I added some magic lights and bokeh from Tropical Fusion onto the altered photo. Not only did I add to the sky, but also the ocean behind us. Fun learning something new. Thanks for the challenge!
     

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  8. Oldenmeade

    Oldenmeade Well-Known Member

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    Love that impressive dark cloud in the foreground. :)
     
  9. Joan K

    Joan K Maybe I'll just grow down

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    The original is also the photo behind the enhanced photo on the layout. Original photo-1.jpg
    The layout with the enhanced photo. I may have gone off the rails or overboard....I followed most of the tutorial, but added a page blender and 2 rainbows from the Over The Rainbow Collection. I had a lot of fun with this one!
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  10. lm44west

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    The photos (before and after) are attached. Below is my layout.

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  11. Oldenmeade

    Oldenmeade Well-Known Member

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  12. wvsandy

    wvsandy Grinning Granny

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    IMG_0647_x.jpg IMG_0647.JPG After Blend-If blended Soft Light and Original Photo.
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  13. RJMJ

    RJMJ Picked like a bright red apple right off the tree!

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    What A Great Challenge!...I Love Altering Photos In General...Changing The Look Of The Sky Can Dramatically Change The Look Of The Layout You Are Creating & The Feelings That You Are Trying To Express...I Had So Much Fun Creating This Page!...I Used One Of NBK's OTB Frames & Multiplied It 4 Times & Even Added Some Awesome!...Magic Lights...Even During These Challenging Times...It Is Important To Find The Time To Do All The Things That You Feel "Passionate" About!...For Me & I'm Sure With Many Of Us Here...It Is All About The Scrapbooking!...It Is One Of Our Closest Friends...It Is Sometimes Our Time To Get Lost...Sometimes Our Therapy...Sometimes Our Essential Time To Ourselves...So This Layout Is A Tribute To Finding All Of Our Own True Personal Passions! & Going For It!!!...

    *To Create My Let Your Passion Shine Layout-I Used:

    *Art Crush No.18/Live Wild & Free/Holly Jolly-NBK Design

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    *As Per The Rules Of This Challenge...Here Is The Original Photo & The Altered Photo Before I Applied The Various Blending Modes & Added Effects...

    Original Photo: jessica-lewis-atmosphere-cloudiness-clouds-1477356.jpg

    Altered Photo: jessica-lewis-atmosphere-cloudiness-clouds-1477356-a.jpg
     
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  14. SharLamb

    SharLamb I should have been a Supreme

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  15. Oldenmeade

    Oldenmeade Well-Known Member

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    Hi Sandy @wvsandy. Your end result is lovely, but could you please include the before and after photo showing the results you got with the Blend If slider. Thanks :)
     
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    Below attached photo is before with a nice blue sky but photo is rather blah, so I manipulated levels to create a dramatic sky.
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  17. Oldenmeade

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    @Janisn The effects you would have got from following the tutorial would have been a little different (you would have altered the color of the sky but not the trees), but you definitely ended up with a dramatic sky :)
     
  18. Oldenmeade

    Oldenmeade Well-Known Member

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    Thank you wonderful ladies for your beautiful pages and for trying out the technique. :bk

    :circlesThis month's winners are @SharLamb and @mcurtt :circles

    Congrats to both of you! I will pm your coupon codes shortly :)
     
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  19. SharLamb

    SharLamb I should have been a Supreme

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    Thank you so much...SO MUCH! You KNOW I love shopping at NBK Design. It was a really fun challenge, and as always, look forward to how you challenge us next month!
     
  20. mcurtt

    mcurtt give me all the paleo brownies

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    Thank you!!! Shopping will be so much fun! :bk
     

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