Monday, June 21, 2010

Alice in Wonderland Photo Shoot

I entered a contest that was themed around Alice in Wonderland. I didn't win the contest.. But I didn't expect to. I entered so that I could try something new, and stretch my imagination with editing and such.

It was really fun actually. And if I had, had more time, I would've created more entries. I had more ideas.. but time was a big factor! The good thing is, I can still mess around with the photos and create new edits if I desire to. :)

The first 5 photos below are my entries.. (they have been re-sized to fit this blog) If you would like to check them out in full size feel free to check out my gallery on Deviant Art (http://isabelgridley.deviantart.com/).

Below the entries are the photos I took of Kiah, my 7 year old daughter. Isnt she beautiful. <--not a question :) She was my Alice Model.. and she did a great job! :) We took over 200 photos, in various positions that I thought would help when I edited them and put her in a different backdrop.

I took the photo of the mushroom in out yard, edited Kiah in there, created the smoke words.. and remember tiny? He isnt looking so tiny in this photo. :) I changed his hue to be the caterpillar from AIW.

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This one I think is my favorite. The chair, the clock, the roses, the cards and such were all items I shot from around our home. I loved how it turned out appearing as if she is falling. Those photos were actually an "accident" She was just playing around while we took a break.. and I thought she looks too cute not to shot while she was twirling... they turned out nicely and it gave me the idea for the "fall".
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This one is another version of the fall, its simple, but I like it.. I have to say though, the idea isnt an original.. I had seen a painting online like this... and was inspired to re create it through photo manipulation.
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Both of these photos below use elements from a digi scrap kit by Jamie Dell
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These photos below are all unedited from the photo shoot, except that they were re-sized to fit the blog. :)

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And this one I took and planned to use for one of the entries... but never got around to it. Still I really love the photo.. so Im including it here since its fitting to the theme. :)

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~Maria

3 comments:

  1. Those are amazing! Fabulous job!

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  2. What a fun idea! I think the falling one is my favorite too. It came out perfect!

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  3. You did a really good job on these. they look great! You are so creative.

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