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Old 07-06-2011, 10:51 AM
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Light house

Here are a couple of shots of a light house taken in Santa Cruz California.
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Old 07-06-2011, 11:57 AM
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It's been a while since I last played with a lighthouse. Thanks for the play MTP.
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Old 07-06-2011, 02:51 PM
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Re: Light house

There is a lot of detail in the rocks and the boat that made the boat get lost in the background, so I made some alterations before doing the photo-art thang: some curving and blending in RGB and Lab to lighten the boat and increase contrast while flattening and darkening the highlights of the rocks.

It's worked to a degree, but not brilliant.
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Old 07-06-2011, 03:02 PM
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Re: Light house

Thanks for posting the lighthouse photos.

I don't know what I did but here's my first try.

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Old 07-07-2011, 12:27 PM
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Nice photo.

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Old 07-12-2011, 05:42 PM
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Re: Light house

Lovely picture
Great OOF, Joe
I used some Impressionist sketch layer.
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Old 07-12-2011, 07:11 PM
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Re: Light house

Great picture

Sylvia, I love the blues in your rendition. They really make the picture pop.

I just went with a basic pencil, however, the boat does kind of get lost in the rocks
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Old 07-12-2011, 11:49 PM
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This whole original image was so Edward Hopperish, just couldn't take my eyes off it.

Really, plenty of artistic expression by everyone. What appeared to me to be a rather simplistic image turned out to be a source of great creativity.

I chose to alter this gorgeous photograph with a D & B layer to create greater atmospheric depth. I also used a texture filter to increase light & shadow play. Finally a rope frame...not so great but fun to make anyway!
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Old 07-15-2011, 12:33 PM
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Re: Light house

Guess I will play with my marbles for the second one. Click link below for complete (and higher quality) rendition.

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