This is my 292th post. This is my first photo-texture post. It’s one of those things always in the “to do” queue, and am without an honest reason for not doing so. I was a photoshopper long before I ever picked up a camera, and use to mess around with digital art, usually with textures and collage type-stuff. That type of stuff actually led me into exploring photography. For whatever reason, I’ve never stretched the technique over any photos. David suggested on one of my recent photos that an added texture might had been a nice touch, and then provided me with a helpful tip on incorporating a texture. Thanks, David 😉 Click here to see one of David’s textures.
I browsed through my archives for a candidate and settled on the above. This is catcher’s chest protector found in an abandoned high school gymnasium with the decay providing some preliminary texture. I blended it with a photo of a scratched up Plexiglas window, and then per David’s suggestion, masked parts of the texture back out on the main focal area.