This weeks photo assignment was to take a photo, copy it–make the background layer black-white and blurred and then superimpose the original colored photo on top.
Working with layers is not easy for me–it seems that several steps are omitted in describing the steps=-even in my photoshop for dummies book. However, perseverance is key—and fortunately the only thing that I use up is time–not the imagery.
Here is one attempt followed by the original photo.
I’m not sure I like this effect but it was worthwhile to play with layers.