Before/After: Twirls

Jim Nix posted a video on photo twirls, and I was bored enough to try it. 🙂 No work right now, and I need a break from reading and TV, so I tried it.

Took this pic of a snapping turtle at the local park. I was twenty or thirty feet away from him. Telephoto lenses rock! 

Then I turned him into a twirl in Photoshop, with additional color adjustments in Luminar. Pretty, isn’t it?

Did the same thing with this cardinal.

I recently processed a photo I took when I lived in St. Paul. It was nice remembering that city. Funny thing is, I grew up in Minneapolis, then moved to Wisconsin for decades before returning and moving into St. Paul, a city I was totally unfamiliar with. Didn’t take me long to realize it was a wonderful place with lots to recommend it. Being on the Mississippi didn’t hurt. Rivertowns always resonate with me.

I turned it into this.

If you want to find out how to do twirls in Photoshop, check out Jim Nix on YouTube.

See you next time.

About Fenraven

Fenraven lives in central Florida, which reminds him of Wisconsin and Minnesota. Find him on Twitter and Facebook by searching on 'fenraven'.
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5 Responses to Before/After: Twirls

  1. Beth Baker says:

    FABULOUS. Great work ups. Love

  2. Lindsaysf says:

    Very cool!!

  3. Thor Crowley says:

    I absolutely love this .. you know this is my kind of art 🙂 … really cool

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