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Chequered

By paulcr
I created this this morning out of boredom and will probably take it down at some stage. I want to do something with it though but feel a bit blanked creatively speaking. So its here for anyone to do mods on. Anyone who likes can also save the large version for themselves to use on their own images.

Look forward to seeing any ideas you creative guys have.
Enjoy.
Paul Smile

Tags: Digitally manipulated

Comments


paulcr 14 1.5k 9 Ireland
20 Aug 2009 12:03PM
Thanks Barry. Actually a zoom blur is quite interesting too. Paul

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uggyy 13 2.1k 9 Scotland
20 Aug 2009 1:08PM
Paul,

I know how you feel of late, spent a week up north and came back with nothing that really pushed the buttons as much as I liked... Suppose I prefer the winter for photography Smile

Keep going, it will spark again !!!
GeorgeMSmith 10 4 6 United States
20 Aug 2009 4:03PM
Paul, looks like a good place to put a pretty girl!
George
User_Removed 16 39 6 Scotland
20 Aug 2009 4:15PM
You think looking at a cheque room is problems paul try staring onto white paper for an hour or so AHHHHHHH.
that said you can never go wrong with the old pattern, used it many times and will continue to in the future.
Go for a walk the only thing that works for me.

Take care
victor
AideyHoward 10 10 United Kingdom
20 Aug 2009 4:20PM
i saw this and thought it would look really cool if it had a man/woman in the frame with the same checked pattern sort of trying to camouflage but as i have no expertise in Photoshop to try it... just thought i would chuck that in as an idea
paulcr 14 1.5k 9 Ireland
20 Aug 2009 4:50PM
Thanks guys. Nice one Brian, thats worth taking a bit further, chequered flags and all that.
George, it does seem a good background for a model. I'd probably take that a stage further too. She's obviously lit from the front. how about a shadow running behind the model and around the feet.

Cheers.
Paul Smile
brian_nif2 11 12 1 Northern Ireland
20 Aug 2009 5:04PM
My other thought with a car would have been a silhouette with the chequered inverted and a slight bevel, but the silhouette of the formula ford wasn't distinctive enough when I tried it. Perhaps that's food for thought for someone with a more suitable shot.

A model works well in the shot also.
paulcr 14 1.5k 9 Ireland
20 Aug 2009 5:28PM
Actually my son is getting a new Honda CBR 125 bike tomorrow. Might work well here.. Smile
Paul
CSuk 10 7 33 United Kingdom
20 Aug 2009 7:15PM
I like these type of screw your eyes up pics and George has just the pretty girl (wife) to put there. Now if she'd just move Queen - Knight 2 please Smile
Thanks 4 the share Smile
SueEley 13 279 96 Wales
20 Aug 2009 7:32PM
Looking at my birds (on my mod) now, I think they need a destination - some sort of black hole or vortex maybe on that white square. Interesting to work on and to see what others did. So your blankedness sparked ideas. I know I am wondering what I am doing at the moment. Have taken a lot of landscape - but I don't feel like a landscape photographer. I walk a lot though, so I see a lot of landscape....
paulcr 14 1.5k 9 Ireland
21 Aug 2009 9:40AM
Thanks Carlos.
Now Sue, that's different. The birds give it a totally new dimension which takes it in a different direction altogether.. Smile
Keep them coming and I'll upload a couple of variations based on the ideas and themes.
Paul
paulcr 14 1.5k 9 Ireland
21 Aug 2009 10:43AM
Ok I've put my own mod up, My son takes delivery of this, his first bike later this evenng. Its a Honda CBR 125.
Idea based on Brians Mod. I'll go for a model shot next I think. Thanks for the ideas lads.
Paul
brian_nif2 11 12 1 Northern Ireland
21 Aug 2009 11:09AM
Bike works well, I like what you've done with the reflection and the blue tint too.
paulcr 14 1.5k 9 Ireland
21 Aug 2009 12:40PM
Cheers Brian. Paul
SueEley 13 279 96 Wales
21 Aug 2009 2:33PM
Very impressive Paul - lifelike reflection and that bit of shadow make it very realistic!
GeorgeMSmith 10 4 6 United States
22 Aug 2009 11:25AM
Paul, you are such a wizard with PS! Really cool with your son's new ride!
George
Eviscera 13 1.1k 149 United Kingdom
22 Aug 2009 3:56PM
Great graphic starter.

Did fractilius , twirl art plugin , changed blend mode of that layer , erased overlap.

Dave
helenlinda Plus
12 366 22 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2009 4:35PM
Enjoyed doing this!!
Raining like mad here, so good for the ducks to get out!!
Helen
paulcr 14 1.5k 9 Ireland
4 Sep 2009 11:10AM
Thanks for the comments and mods guys. Appreciated. Paul

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