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Texture Tuesday - Pink Peony Love

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Dear friends,

Welcome to another Texture Tuesday

Thanks for stopping by....and sharing your beautiful textured art my friends!

This weeks theme - Free & Easy.

Simply share a favourite  image processed with any of my textures....centred around the theme nature.

Next weeks theme ....Tuesday, June 24th

free & easy.

In fact for the month of June...let's make every TT a Free & Easy.... Keeping it Simple....

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Hello lovelies. Happy TT.

Quick post today... Hope this finds you well.

Today's Pink Peony Recipe

In Camera

Image captured with the Nikon d800 using the 24/70 f/2.8 lens. 

ISO 400, Exposure 1/500 at f/3.2 Manual Mode with Matrix Metering.


Cropped to 4 x 5. Next an auto-tone. Then applied my Dark Mood preset with a light boost in saturation (Be Still students this preset is available for download in the Week 6 lesson). The Be Still students are making some serious magic with this preset!! sooo good.

Into Photoshop

I added a layer of Waterfront 18 (the perfect tones for this image) at soft light 100% opacity. I masked the texture off the peony and leaves at about 50%.

Click HERE to download a sample of Waterfront 18. (in case you missed it previously).


For those of you who are part of the Creative Cloud program, you may have noticed Mini-Bridge is no longer available in the latest version of Photoshop. (Photoshop CC 2014). 

I came up with a work around, that might be helpful. 

Click HERE to view my LR/PS Channel.


LR Begin starts today. If you signed up, check your email for the class info. This first session is full. 

But, I've opened registration for a repeat round to run in August.  Find out more here.

LR- Begin is all about Lightroom's catalog/library. The class is broken into easy to follow steps.... I will share my simple catalog/library workflow....

Click HERE for more details.....and to register for Round 2... It's completely FREE.


Happy TT.... and Happy Canada Day too.... Sweet friends.....Link away....

with gratitude.....forever...always....





Reader Comments (9)

Happy Canada Day to you, too!! Now if it would just stop raining .....
July 1, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterPrairie Jill
I discovered two late peony blooms today...I might try to see what I can do with this wonderful new texture! Thank you....your pink peony love is fabulous.
July 1, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterEvelyn in Oregon
That is some serious moodiness. Love it! I'm behind in be still so this is jolt to get me going.
July 1, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterRoxi
Really inspired by your wonderful peony photos, Kim !
Happy Canada Day,
July 1, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterSylvia
LOVE the soft color changes in the mood! Happy Tuesday Kim!
July 1, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterBeverly C
Happy Canada Day Kim!
July 1, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterBarb
A beautiful peony, Kim! Thank you for the help with the bridge - I was wondering how it had disappeared!
Happy canada day to you :)
July 1, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterNina
Thank you so much Kim for the video regarding creating a kind of virtual mini--bridge. I too was a little frustrated that it was gone. Thanks again!
July 1, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterCarol Hart
Happy Canada Day! Actually it is the day after Canada Day and finally the sun is shining after 4 or 5 miserable days.

***Kim, I was wondering if your presets for LR are available to purchase other than through the Be Still class. I have started your LR course and am loving it. Have everything set up ready to start importing photos :)
July 2, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterLaser

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