Potato Chip Cats: Edit Me Challenge: My First Try!

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Edit Me Challenge: My First Try!

So I stumbled upon the Edit Me Weekly Challenge today and was totally intrigued by this. It is a weekly link-up for people to take a photo and give it their personal touch through editing. This week, Stephanie from Behind the Camera and Dreaming shared a picture of her beautiful baby boy, and although I don't think he needs to be edited (this little guy could be a real life doll!) I decided to give it a shot!  


Challenge Edit: 

He is already a darling, so I tried to keep the essence of the picture the same, but I'm a total sucker for black and white so I just had to switch it. I also used a smart fix type edit to make it look a little clearer. I cropped it, added a black and white layer, let the eyes and some cheek color show through, and finished it with a lens flare. I really hope you like it! I'm still new to editing photos and I look forward to practicing some more next week :)


  1. I love the flare, You are off to a great start with the challenge ;)!

  2. I've done that where you b&w a photo and keep the sunflare in color. Looks cool!

  3. Thanks for following Mommy Time Out. now following back:)

  4. You so capured him and just added magic! The sunflare is beautiful!

  5. Love the contrast that is brought in the black and white. And the sun flare is fun!

  6. Followed you with G+ from the hop, hope you follow back :) I love cats too!

  7. I am such a fan of sun flares! So glad you joined in!!


Thanks for your input!