Ever since I learned how to switch out
skies in Photoshop Elements 8,
I have been playing around with
this fun feature.
I love photographing barns and
follow Tricia Hayes'
The photo above is the original sky
which is pretty enough...
But changing the sky is a simple
You can find numerous tutorials online sharing how
to do this in your own editing program.
I couldn't stop playing with the techinque
and put children up in the skies.
(Click on photos to enlarge.)
Thought I would share these
because they really are fun.
I also added various textures
and bokeh that you can find for free online.
You can also find lots of pretty sky photos online
or start taking interesting sky photos yourself
and storing them in a SKIES folder
where you can find them again.
Couldn't resist putting wings
on 5-year-old Katy because
she is such an
I'm sure you will think up even
more ways to use the
Changing Backgrounds technique.
For more inspiration check out
I entered her Show and Tell Challenge
called, From a Distance.
Skies are a distance.
I hope I sparked your imagination.