I called it “Flash”

Another shot from the local county fair, this time using a combination of techniques. I started with a panned slow shutter shot of the carousel horse as it went by. During processing, I did a straight version but wondered what it would look like with some textures. For some reason I always want to add textures to carousel horse photos. 😉  I started to add numerous textures of various opacities and as I worked the image the color saturation and contrast kept getting higher and deeper. I could have corrected it and kept things subdued and “nostalgic” but I kind of liked the boldness of it and went with it. I called it “Flash”.

© David Guidas

  One thought on “I called it “Flash”

  1. Chloe
    August 20, 2012 at 9:56 pm

    that’s a great photo, makes me fee like a child again

    • August 23, 2012 at 7:56 pm

      Thanks Chloe. I get the same feeling also because I went to the same fair when I was a kid. I swear it all looks the same!

  2. August 23, 2012 at 11:49 am

    Works for me! and I agree with Chloe, has a wonderful way of reverting me to my childhood.

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