Photography is another form of art. I realized that I really wanted to get better at taking pictures. Having children, I try to take pictures of their events. And I want to do more than just take snapshots. This also involves playing with PS Elements. My first try was masking.
I was walking by a wonderfully decorated neighborhood during the 4th of July parade. I decided it would look great with b/w background. Youtube has great tutorials for masking.
Decided to try it with this pic: