Deja Vu All Over Again!

Prompts and Challenges

Drink 2

So I invited my blogging buddy West to take this image and put her post-processing spin on it. Her response? “I’d absolutelyLOOOOVE to!!! LOL~ I ALWAYS have time for art~ always!!! 🙂  Just like a giddy school girl! Maybe because that’s what she used to be, a giddy school girl! Or maybe because she was drinking. I’m not sure. But I love what she did with it. Hope you do, too. Here is the result, along with her comments!

Coca-Cola_Finish

 I made just a few changes before I  began~ the first was to get rid of the car/people and misc. items behind the sign 🙂 I just “carried” the gravel over to create a more sparse backdrop. 
Second– I had to add some “sky” …just a little in the upper right corner of your picture~ And since you did a distressed print perfectly, I thought I’d do something different- a little less Levi’s 501 and a little more along the lines of, “yea, I’m in the desert and who needs boots, I have stilettos…” (LOL) Seriously though I just wanted to set the Coca-Cola red on fire and give the rusty rim a 2nd degree sunburn 🙂
Lastly – and I hope you don’t mind~ I updated your watermark… If you hate it I will not be offended in the least, but I couldn’t help it – force of habit and all… I’m a graphics designer and web consultant 🙂
Let me know what you think~ and thank you again so much for asking me to re-spin your already terrific pic 🙂
~W
I love what West did with it. Hope you do, too! For more of her work, visit The World We Know!

 

 

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29 thoughts on “Deja Vu All Over Again!

  1. Great post processing can only be accomplished if the original is also great – and both are! There is also something fabulous about faded and ripped 501’s worn with bright red stilettos. Bravo to all.

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  2. The two photos are quite different. My preference would still be the first one. I like the blood red and bullet holes, however I really liked the modified watermark with the stylized E. Nice!

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  3. I like them both, but in completely different ways. Your original has more of a feel of the (old) West to it while hers is the newer, brighter look. I enjoyed seeing them both.

    janet

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  4. I like the first one better. In the second one I like that you removed people and cars, but the colours in the first shot are easier on my eyes. Hope you are not mad with me 😀

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    1. Paula, I would be a hypocrite to be mad at you. I’ve said somewhere in this blog that I want comments both good and bad. My wife is constantly telling me I’ve gone too far or she doesn’t like a particular edit. Do I get mad at her? OK, sometimes. But that’s not the point!

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