Thursday Thrill: Pinwheel Twirl


I used a child’s pinwheel to create these twirls in Photoshop. To create the feature photo, I placed the pinwheel on a dark surface and did not use flash.

For the second twirling digital art effect, I used red material as background and flash. Then I applied what I learned from contributing photographer Adrian Harvey on the blog Digital Darkroom Techniques. For both, I also chose darken instead of lighten in Step 7 of Harvey’s tutorial to produce another more dramatic twirl.

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24 thoughts on “Thursday Thrill: Pinwheel Twirl”

    1. The tutorial is pretty easy to follow. Glad you like this twirl; I have a few others if you click on the twirl category on my blog. I have more I will post periodically.Thanks again for the compliment.

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