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Old 05-27-2006, 10:39 AM
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Crab Apple flower

I shot this a couple weeks ago in my backyard...
I thought it was a good candidate for the forum...
I hope you take a crack at it...
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Old 05-27-2006, 12:23 PM
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looks great to me will have a go tomorrow i will be back

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Old 05-27-2006, 12:37 PM
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not my best - I got my layers mixed up half way through and then had to try to mask and repair - didnt go to well.
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Old 05-27-2006, 01:37 PM
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Always Like a photo done with a long lens separating the bg from the main subject. Nice shot.

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Old 05-27-2006, 01:46 PM
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Frank, This was probably one of the most "fun" projects I've set out to do in a while. Just a great picture with much "artistic" potential.

I'm not real sure how I got "here". I do know that after color adjusting, making the selection and doing a pencil sketch I spent a lot of time in the blending options dialog box. I experimented with different knockouts, and channel blends and I can't, for the life of me remember what I finalized on.

Thanks for the wonderful picture and opportunity to play!
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Old 05-27-2006, 02:07 PM
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looks pretty good to me, nancy.

i had a go also. this was done with the new Filter Forge, filter maker, with a filter i made in that program. (you can find more about filter forge in the software forum). i ran the filter, overlaid it on the original, duped it again and set the dupe to multiply. i then did this again and then cropped the whole.

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Old 05-27-2006, 02:09 PM
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steve and dee dee,

you both posted while i was posting so didnt see yours. both very nice!

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Old 05-27-2006, 02:16 PM
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Here is my try. I'v used Filter - Rough Pastels, brushes on a dup background layer, adjustment layers (selective color, color balance...) etc. Voila!
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Old 05-27-2006, 04:00 PM
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Thanks...and looks like that new filter program is working well for you. Still haven't downloaded it yet.

Steve

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steve and dee dee,

you both posted while i was posting so didnt see yours. both very nice!

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Old 05-27-2006, 04:17 PM
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This is so beautiful photograph that it was really nice to work with it.
I'm having around 20 layers in my work. I start with one sketch method tutorial and then start to play with layer modes for adding some color back. I play long time with the background and use lightning effect for the flower.
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