Visual Impact by Johanne Brunet

To an artist, the impact of being hit by a striking vision may produce a shock similar to hitting a brick wall, but much more creative…

I had not played with Photoshop to my heart’s content lately, so I decided to indulge a bit. The bullet hole photo was taken at my husband’s muffler shop, where his front door had been damaged by what we suspect to be a paintball bullet .

Aside from my eye, the starting picture, all textures are available for download from my DeviantArt account.

I started with a photo of my own eye:

Nikon D60, AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f3.5-5.6G VR, ISO-100, 1/15 sec. @ f/5.6

Then used following images, or parts of them. to create the desired effect (all available in my stock images account on DeviantArt)
Bullet Hole
Grid Pattern
Aqua Concrete Wall
Crumbling Brick Wall

Featured in the group Dimensions on December 12, 2009

Featured in the group Before and After on December 26, 2009

Featured in Digital Art Compilations on January 4, 2010

Permanent feature in the group Layered with Texture on November 24, 2010

Featured in Tell Your Photo Story on April 8, 2011

Featured in The Photographers Vault on April 9, 2011

Featured in Safe Haven on April 22, 2011

Featured in the 500 to 5000 Viewings Group on May 8, 2011

533 views on April 22, 2011

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  • Michael Degenhardt
    Michael Degenh...over 5 years ago

    Great clarity and use of light and color. Terrific work. Michael

  • Thank you Michael! The original’s colours were pretty boring.

    – Johanne Brunet

  • John Beamish
    John Beamishover 5 years ago

    Very cool image, wonderful treatment.

  • Thank you John!

    – Johanne Brunet

  • AleFletcher
    AleFletcherover 5 years ago

    Nice! Like a lot the blue creation around it!

  • Thank you so much, Ale!

    – Johanne Brunet

  • wanderlust79
    wanderlust79over 5 years ago

    this is xcellent work lovely.. love the glass breaking effect…

  • Thank you Pradeep! I can assure you that my husband didn’t like the glass breaking effect at all when he arrived at work one morning to find that bullet hole in his door! ;-)

    – Johanne Brunet

  • Hannah Fenton-Williams
    Hannah Fenton-...over 5 years ago

    Nice work!

  • Thank you Hannah!

    – Johanne Brunet

  • Carole Brunet
    Carole Brunetover 5 years ago

    Brillant….! I love it.

  • Thank you Sis, glad that you like it!

    – Johanne Brunet

  • TickerGirl
    TickerGirlover 5 years ago

    I love this work Johanne! A fave!

  • Thank you so much for the comment and fav, Monika both are deeply appreciated!

    – Johanne Brunet

  • Yanni
    Yanniover 5 years ago

    Fantastic Johanne – I love this image – very striking. well done.

  • Glad that you find it striking; that’s what I was aiming for! :-) Thank you for your nice words.

    – Johanne Brunet

  • Lori Deiter
    Lori Deiterover 5 years ago

    Cool creation!!

  • Thank you so much!

    – Johanne Brunet

  • MarianBendeth
    MarianBendethover 5 years ago

    This would be the perfect ad for Laser surgery and face creams – fabulous fun!

  • Thank you Marian! I had not thought about that potential use. LOL!

    – Johanne Brunet

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