Fantasy Serene

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I just can’t get enough of it – playing with GIMP I mean.

It’s great.

Just see for yourselves.

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This is the original picture.

I took it in a little Hungarian town called Esztergom.

In case you wondered what that could represent, it is a part of a gorgeous fountain. It looked absolutely stunning.

Nevertheless, the picture obviously needed some adjustments.

So I cropped it to improve the composition, ramped up the contrast, sharpened it a bit, adjusted color balance, blurred the background and added soft glow.

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And here we go!

It is dreamy and takes me away to the sweet land of fantasy.

Lovely…

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And another one before…

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… and after.

Wow, I love this one too.

4 thoughts on “Fantasy Serene

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    Hélène says:

    Love the pics, never heard of GIMP before. Is this better than other software?

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      zoomyummy says:

      I think it’s just great. I highly recommend it! Nevertheless, I’d love to try working with those “shortcuts” in editing (photoshop has them; the color booster, vintage look and the others) but I haven’t found them in GIMP yet. Just today I searched on “Wiki” and found out that there’s this version of GIMP called GimPhoto, so I am going to try and I’ll see. I will surely let you know if it’s positive.

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    Anna Lemons says:

    just came across this picture on craftgawker – I especially love it because I am Hungarian!

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