Here is my entry into the Halloween Photo Editing contest.  I was browsing through my photo library  trying to find an idea for a Halloween photo edit when I came across some pictures of trees.  Now I am not that great at capturing with a camera what I am feeling about a place, so my photos seem lifeless and boring. This seemed like a good opportunity to transform a photo with some editing tools. 

I didn't want my photo to be overtly ghoulish I wanted to take a more subtle approach.  I think our imaginations can conjure up more frighting things then what are really there.  My photo doesn't have any vampires or ghost but if you were alone in these woods and night was falling you might be kind of freaked out.  For those of you that want something a bit scarier, I created another one that includes Slender Man.

I used only my own photos in this Instructable, the original image is taken on Cortes Island in British Columbia (there was a deer that I was trying to take a picture of but it got away).  The crow I drew in Sketchbook Pro and the photo with the prayer flags I took at a meditation retreat Centre near Whistler.
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zomfibame1 year ago
nice final image.
ChrysN (author)  zomfibame1 year ago
o__o1 year ago
Great job! It looks like Slender Man would be there. :D
ChrysN (author)  o__o1 year ago
Waydago, Nice work.
ChrysN (author)  John Induna AD1 year ago
nfk111 year ago
eh, its good i guess.but what would make it very scary is putting a picture of slenderman in it but only showing a little bit of his head and body. sound good? YES IT DOES!
It's strange how many people have heard of slenderman.
ChrysN (author)  PotatoCoffee1 year ago
I hadn't heard about him until I saw a review for the PC game.
Lol, I'm talking about the real slenderman.
ChrysN (author)  PotatoCoffee1 year ago
Thankfully I've never seen him!
he actual came into existence Thur a photo editing contest on the something awful form
ChrysN (author)  sircaptaintigerotter1 year ago
Really! That's so cool.
and now i plan to make him for this contest XD
ChrysN (author)  sircaptaintigerotter1 year ago
Awesome! Looking forward to seeing it.
Don't speak to soon! =P
iceng1 year ago
Impressive amount of editing :)
I wonder if a pixel viewer could discover your corvid insertion ?
ChrysN (author)  iceng1 year ago
I was hoping the crow would look natural in the photo. Putting a drawn object into a photograph doesn't always look realistic enough.
Ninzerbean1 year ago
Shoot, I could never do this - but it is amazing!
ChrysN (author)  Ninzerbean1 year ago
Nice effect.
ChrysN (author)  PotatoCoffee1 year ago