Writing with Light

Welcome to the Peer Hotel

This little fella was acting as either a protector or the welcoming committee for this small hotel in Tel Aviv. I couldn’t tell….you decide!

After some initial processing of the RAW file in Lightroom I used Topaz Texture Effects to give this a monochrome, old-time feel. I then brought the image back in Photoshop and used a layer mask to remove the texture effect from the cat.

Click on the image to enlarge (it really does look better) or to Purchase a Print.

Israel, Tel Aviv, hotel, Peer Hotel, cat, door, wood door, monochrome, travel photography

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9 responses

  1. Cat & Door

    Liked by 1 person

    May 4, 2016 at 9:00 am

  2. The door and cat have some great character Edith

    Liked by 1 person

    May 4, 2016 at 9:57 am

  3. Love the texture on the door, and the cat add a beautiful touch. I’m sure he was welcoming you to take the picture… 😉

    Liked by 1 person

    May 4, 2016 at 1:45 pm

  4. So nicely seen and captured, Edith!


    May 8, 2016 at 7:54 am

  5. LB

    Love the processing! I learn so much from the photographers that I follow; I didn’t know that you could remove the texture from the cat.


    May 8, 2016 at 9:00 pm

    • Thanks Laurie. Yes after you apply the effect you can use a layer mask to paint back unoriginal parts of the image.


      May 8, 2016 at 11:13 pm

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