Cherry Blossom

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  1. bowenjones

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    Having been inspired by some superb pictures of flowers being shown on here lately, I thought i'd post a few shots of our blossom tree. Taken with my nifty fifty earlier this evening.....

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    Spendid:thumbsup:

    Flower shower!
    I can almost smell them:D

    PS: Your " border" is very effective . Do you have a set way of maintaining consistency of width?
     
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    i like the 2nd and 3rd shot alot. Nice dof in the pair of them
     
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    Bloomin Beautiful...................
     
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    Spring is finally here :clap: :clap:
     
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    Thanks all :)
    Here are another three.....

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    That's my lot :D
     
  7. bowenjones

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    I usually add a border and shadow before resizing as I get more control over the adjustments to the drop shadow that way. I always use Paint Shop Pro X to do this as i'm more familiar with it and it usually only takes a matter of a few seconds and a couple of clicks. If I haven't cropped the image, I usually set a border size of 75 pixels all round and leave the offset for the drop shadow at 40 or -40 for both the vertical and horizontal depending which way I want the shadow to fall. I keep the opacity at 70, blur at 50 and the colour is black. The only time I change these settings is if I've cropped the picture. So, in answer to your question, yes I do :D
     
  8. senu

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    It works.. very well,
    I ( try ) to do it in PS ( or PSE but) now and again but my workflow is nowhere near as organised
     
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    Here's a close up
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    3rd one of the 1st lot for me mate :)
     
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    Currently my desktop picture, until I get fed up of it in a day or two :D
     

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