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A first for me today: I'm filing this under Digitally Manipulated because I have messed about one heckofalot with the original image of Rowntree Wharf in York that first appeared as Leaning Tower last week. And so much for my crowing that I do not record my procedures: Since I am not used to this I have explained it, in reverse order - -

Version 1 is the final result. It is V2 that has been Gradient Mapped (metals palette).
Version 2 is V3 subjected to Polar Coordinates (Filters > Distort > Polar Coordinates).
Version 3 is V4 that has been pinched (Filters > Distort > Pinch). I think it works particularly well in vertical format, btw.
Version 4 is 4 versions of V5 - original, flipped horizontally, flipped vertically and double flipped. After assembling the four I flattened the layers before proceeding to V3.
Version 5 is the working original for this set, though of course it began as a colour image and has been desaturated, turned into a negative etc etc etc..............

I shall try to find something 'normal' for tomorrow.

Camera:Canon Powershot G10
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Yorky Doodle
Username:woolybill1 woolybill1
Uploaded:6 Aug 2009 - 8:24 AM
Tags:Architecture, Digitally manipulated
Votes:61
Variant - TutorialVariant - Tutorial
GWS

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ToothPilot
6 Aug 2009 - 8:25 AM

Love this!!
Hendrik

baclark
baclark  53740 forum posts United Kingdom24 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2009 - 8:32 AM

A really lovely set of images, can't decide which I prefer because it's so satisfying switching from V1to V2 the V3 to V4!! The final result looks like the face of some alien being....but then I have been watching a lot of Dr Who lately....blame the Husband!!
I love what you have created here Bill. Excellent stuff!
Barbara

barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2009 - 8:40 AM

Oh dear.....That title !!
Big groan here Smile
Love your work tho'

morpheus1955
6 Aug 2009 - 8:46 AM

WOW what a superb set of images, quite amazing stuff, wish I could manage something like this. I am in awe, love them all.

Hugh

Hoffy
Hoffy e2 Member 10238 forum postsHoffy vcard England16 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2009 - 9:09 AM

Great set of pictures.

danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 10474 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2009 - 9:15 AM

An amazing image Bill from this never to be repeated process. Is it the Tesco Coffee now takng its effect.

DolphinLady
6 Aug 2009 - 9:32 AM

After reading what you had achieved, I came backwards from V5 & can understand it better than going forwards.....
Fantastic work Bill.......love the end result of V1.
Hilary

Sylviwhalley
Sylviwhalley e2 Member 798 forum postsSylviwhalley vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2009 - 9:58 AM

Great work, stuning results.
Sylvia

gingerdelight
6 Aug 2009 - 10:08 AM

Great set of images Bill, such excellent work! I cannot begin to understand how you did all this (blonde rather than ginger lol), but you did it!!! Fantastic!
x Carol x

mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2009 - 10:58 AM

No wonder you do not record procedures Bill.All that techno,gooble degook,would be enough to split Moiras wooden head open !! I thought No1 could be a bit of chrome detail of a classic car.Or a harley bike !! Good results here,however they were achieved !!
Mick.

User_Removed
6 Aug 2009 - 11:17 AM

Bill this is supreme work mate, love them all.

rgds
Dave

Herge88
Herge88 e2 Member 740 forum postsHerge88 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2009 - 11:26 AM

A superb piece of manipulation, very clever Bill.

Best Matt

darrenackers
6 Aug 2009 - 12:01 PM

I like this, very clever.

Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States52 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2009 - 12:14 PM

Some one has way too much time on their hands....are you sure Moira doesn't need help with the house keepingSmile Actually, I very much like your end result, and doodling is such a fun and relaxing pastime. From a Yankee DoodlerSmileSmile

Morpyre
Morpyre e2 Member 91622 forum postsMorpyre vcard Wales8 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2009 - 12:53 PM

fantastic image - i really enjoy doing these kinds of images and the great thing is you can get one from a good base photo or make a potential delete photo into something cool Grin

i like the build up over the 5 images but V1 is definitely my favourite - an attention grabber and a joy to sit and work out =)

peter "morpyre" turner

thebopper
thebopper  5 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2009 - 1:08 PM

Outstanding!

tigertimb
tigertimb  640 forum posts United Kingdom66 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2009 - 1:52 PM

Torn between #1 and #2 Bill - #1 has the more abstract feel; like you've just won a cup for a major tournament, but I also like the clearer "rib cage" feel of #2
Tim
(thankyou for your bravery in commenting on my last couple of shots Wink)

GalleryGirl
6 Aug 2009 - 2:26 PM

Wow love these! Dunno how you've done it but they are great!
Marilyn x

graceland
graceland  92378 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2009 - 2:27 PM

like what you have done


now go on in the garden ( :

ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2009 - 3:31 PM

Fantastic end result, Bill, and a well documented procedure. Cheers Smile

One has to wonder, though, what Moira puts in her stews...hmmm...

A...

Lucy_Locket
Lucy_Locket e2 Member 733 forum postsLucy_Locket vcard England
6 Aug 2009 - 4:16 PM

Fantastic bit of fiddling Bill! I thought it was some sort of silver ball bearing when I first saw V1.
Lucy Smile

casson
casson  8 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2009 - 5:25 PM

Super work and manipulations
john

Silverzone
6 Aug 2009 - 6:01 PM

That's an awful lot of Magic! I really admire the ability to manipulate in this way. I thought it was the reflection in a wheel hub until I read your write-up. great result. Sylvia

Mikelane
Mikelane  7 Wales
6 Aug 2009 - 6:47 PM

Wow bill ,this really is excellent ,i cant pick a favourite ,all excellent ,well done ,regards
Mike

lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2009 - 7:07 PM

A really good play you've had here Bill, and I think you chose the right image for V1

John Smile

Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England210 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2009 - 7:40 PM

Like your manipulation Bill - version 1 works well.
Regards Richard.

paulb20
paulb20 e2 Member 7paulb20 vcard United Kingdom
6 Aug 2009 - 8:11 PM

Just amazing Bill.
Paul

roverrat
roverrat e2 Member 6roverrat vcard Germany5 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2009 - 10:10 PM

Must have been great fun doing these Bill, a wonderfully dynamic set.
(And yes, there was still something left in the fridge Wink)
Alex

Neeka
Neeka  5 Wales
6 Aug 2009 - 10:32 PM

LOL at the title!!! Wonderfully manipulated!!! Why go for normal.
~Necia~

SpeedAltStar
6 Aug 2009 - 10:46 PM

Fabulous images

samsalt
samsalt  6 England1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2009 - 11:17 PM

I particularly like the Kalaidescope effect of versions 3 and 4 .

Looks like this has given you much entertainment Bill Smile , its like doodling but more hi tech .

Thank you for the encouraging comment today to which I have added a reply .

pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8799 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1613 Constructive Critique Points
7 Aug 2009 - 8:28 PM

I like V1 and agree with Mick, I thought it was perhaps a headlamp to a shiny vehicle of some kind.

riprap007
riprap007  101568 forum posts England37 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2009 - 9:32 AM

I thought it was of reflections in a hubcap at first, second and third looks, works very well and good explanation too

bliba
bliba  8 Austria2 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2009 - 10:42 AM

stuning results

Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
9 Aug 2009 - 9:08 AM

...Dandy, you do like to play with filters and effects, and why not my friend? Life is short and this is no rehearsal.

Dougie

tony64
tony64  10204 forum posts England9 Constructive Critique Points
15 Aug 2009 - 9:51 AM

Really love what you've done here, and really good to see the progression from the 'original'. Looking at V1 I thought it was a chrome somethingorother! Then I saw where it came from! Amazing!
Tony

alansdottir
15 Aug 2009 - 5:18 PM

Interesting set of images - but you have lead with the right one, I think. I really love the abstract nature of this. Carol

User_Removed
29 Sep 2009 - 11:00 AM

Brilliant work Bill in fact outstanding & thanks for sharing how you got there!

Gerry

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