Thursday, June 11, 2009

Beautiful People - Many Broken Promises


Arguably the most photographed President and First Lady in U.S. history, the Kennedys have been portrayed as a beautiful couple with enormous public appeal. They brought into the White House many promises of creating a "better" America. Scandal and stories of corruption plagued the administration. Rumors of affairs rocked the marriage. Assassination ended the dream.
To accomplish my image I photographed a poster. I then turned the photo into an old-fashion photo by converting the color image into black and white. I added "noise" to give the photo some texture. Finally I added a sepia tone to the image. After adding text, layer by layer, I "flattened" the layers to produce the above image.

7 comments:

Bridget said...

how beaautiful and happy they appear!
who knows.
clever poster!

lindsey said...

Nice pic. Bridget is right they do look happy. Keep up the great work.

meganrockerstar1 said...

Nice job bridget and Lin are right the people look happy and haveing fun

J.L.Velez said...

Appearances can be deceiving, thus the broken but beautiful. Nice interpretation!

trishalyn said...

Wonderful interpretation of the assignment; great job thinking outside the box! Really nice poster...and thanks for the explanation of how you created it!

the ninth sunn said...

Awesome! Cleverly done.

Linda said...

Love this interpretation of the assignment. I'm always in awe of the way you think and the ideas you come up with.