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Old Feb 26, 2010, 11:43 PM   #1
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Neat. How did you do that? What software? Really nice.

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That worked. I've always found this technique interesting with the right subject - my problem has always been getting the right subject to try it.

There are a couple of ways to do this. You can do something like this in-camera with the Pentax cameras that have dust alert, but that usually uses fairly long shutter speeds so I suspect that's not what Rodney did here.

If you have CS4 there's an adjustment layer that is called threshold, that will give you this look. It can give some interesting results, and using blending modes can give you really strange looks.
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Cool shot Rod. Nice job.
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My wife saw these pictures... and really liked this photo A LOT. And thanks mtngal for the info! Just amazing stuff, this is.

I am absolutely NEW to DSLR. It has film... I know, I sound like something out of time, so please forgive me if I seem over-amazed with the what you can do with a camera, and what cameras can do...

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Neat. How did you do that? What software? Really nice.

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I used Gimp with Black and White, Sharp Redux plug-ins and adjusted colour levels.
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this is really neat
the crow(?) in flight really makes it

i am guessing you could do the same with curves
desaturate the image then move the white point and black point
it would also give shades of grey in the middle
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Yes, that's a very cool picture. I do relatively little post processing, and I'm always impressed with what you experts can do!
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Very nice job and very interesting results!
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i think this turned out well Rodney. very interesting processing, and fits the raven bird well.
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