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Old Apr 16, 2006, 11:02 PM   #1
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the sun made a rare appearence and i got a few images in transition.


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Old Apr 17, 2006, 11:35 AM   #2
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this is one of my little expiraments attempting a dream-like b&w composition.

any interest, or is it back to the drawing board?


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Old Apr 17, 2006, 1:42 PM   #3
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Hi Scot,

I can see what you're going for here, but I think that your self-critique is right in that it doesn't have the appeal of the USPS post. I keep wanting to see this with the same dreamy effect, but in colour, with some really saturated greens on that fern in the foreground.

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Old Apr 17, 2006, 2:14 PM   #4
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hows this?

now remember that i am going for surreal.


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Old Apr 17, 2006, 2:21 PM   #5
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Scot,

I like it! Nice edit - to my mind, you've achieved the surreal look very well here.

Love the light purples, bright greens, and the moss on the branch at the top right.

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Old Apr 17, 2006, 2:54 PM   #6
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Hey Scot,

I myself really prefer the colour post. The first one was pretty good but didnt really pull me in. If there were some twisted old log or some other "foresty" foreground interest it could have worked. But to see those colours, as Ben mentioned those sweet purples and greens, really is pleasing to the eye.

Definately surreal, may also say magical!

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thanks ben and dom!

i have been shooting more and more in b&w trying to (re)capture the old adventure

of an other era, but i suppose i shoudn't stop thinking in color, so to speak.

when i processed this, i couldn't tell exactly what it looked like for my room is rather

bright in the daytime and my moniter is a loaner.

i guess i wil have to wait until later to get the full effect.

thanks again!


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Had to throw a comment in here too. B&W looks pretty cool, but the color edit just really comes to life. Yes, it does project more of the original intent, IMO. very nice...

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the black and white was ok, lacked a focal point- i think that's what the problem was. the color is really nice, great effect -dreamy and ethereal!
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Couldn't agree more. The color is fascinating but the monotone was, well, monotonous.
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