Well, the Simple Scrapper team challenged us to create a layout using a map. No other requirements, any kind of map, or incorporate map products. Totally up to the creator’s interpretation.
Here is what I came up with. I reviewed my pictures of what I have in my “still need to scrap” collection and realized that I hadn’t yet finished scrapping my sister-in-law’s last visit. We always try to do something a little fun and it’s a bonus if we take in the sites. We opted for a little day trip up to Montezuma’s Well. So I went to Google Maps and input my search criteria and captured a screen shot.
Here is what I ended up with. You can click on the image to see the credits in the gallery.
For this layout, I started with a template from the Simple Scrapper July 2012 Premium Template collection. I combined the separate photos into one for this. I used the big photo spot for my map image. I’m thinking this will be my title page for the photos I took on this trip.
You might notice that I used a little blending on this one. I used a gradient mask that I clipped both the map and a paper to, and you can see that I also applied a blend mode to the paper:
I hope this inspires you to try something with a map, or even a little masking and/or blending. These are truly some of my favorite Photoshop tools.
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