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Monday, June 15, 2009

I Heart {Sepia-Toned} Faces

This week's theme at i Heart Faces is sepia toned.

I had a hard time deciding between Beauty and Ms. Smartypants for my kids entry, but I was so pleased with how the conversion turned out in this photo that I had to enter it. I converted this photo to sepia in GIMP, then added film grain and burned the edges in Picnik.



My adult entry is a portrait of my good friend Colleen at seven months pregnant. I originally converted it to black and white, but tinting it sepia in GIMP only took a minute and I really like the way it turned out.


For more sepia toned images, head over to i Heart Faces and browse through the 500 or so links you'll find there...

21 comments:

Carmen said...

I love both pictures!

tiff said...

Ilove them both but your pregnant lady is beautiful.

Kimberley said...

I love how some images are completely transformed when edited to black and white, or sepia.

Gorgeous photos by the way.

Catherine said...

Just gorgeous. Both are just transformed using a sepia tone. Love it!

Yelena R. said...

Gorgeous images. I especially like the adult entry, but both of them look beautiful in sepia tones.

Ashi and Rami's Ima said...

Wow, I especially love the maternity shot. The sepia gave it that extra glowy appearance. And I love the expression you captured in the first shot - she looks like she's thinking of a secret only you and she know. :) Beautiful conversions both.

Phatchik said...

Beautiful captures!I love them both!!

Lolli said...

Both are gorgeous shots, but my-oh-my--that little girl is so crystal clear and beautiful!!

Carrie said...

Those are amazing...what a gorgeous picture of your friend! Those are definitely winners!

Elaine at Matters of the Heart) said...

These are both beautiful shots. Love how Ms Smartypants came out post processing. She is such a cutie and very photogenic. I love it.

Heather said...

Both your photos are beautiful. I especially like the one of your friend.

Erica said...

both are great shots!

Roxane said...

what a beautiful maternity shot!

Lori said...

super clear pics- love em!!! and your banner is adorable too :-)

Susie said...

Those are gorgeous!!

Brooke said...

Great entries! I love the burned edges you did around your kid's entry....I need to check out Picnik more often. Well done!

Kameron said...

I love that maternity pic. The lighting just makes it so stunning!

Marla said...

Beautiful pictures... especially your adult entry.

Lexie Loo & Dylan Too said...

Great pictures! I just love the adult entry!

Alicia Bishop said...

Beautiful!! Love the adult one!

Chris said...

Sepia is so "arty" -- I love it. These are bot magnificent!