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Chrome Glow

By Niknut
Now here's a silly little pic. !!!.......having a coffee & cake, as you do, in a cafe at Trentham Gardens near Stoke......The glitter in the
chrome legs of the tables & chairs really caught my eye, & thought there's a possibility for something 'different', so..........................

It'll probably sink like a Lead anchor ??....but I'm happy with the result, it turned out exactly as I had visualized !!!.GrinGrin

I've added a 'version' in a Blue tone, with added grain/noise......which may or may not appeal, I'm sure you'll let me know......Grin

Many thanks for all the C&C's for 'Autumn Tints'.........glad you liked it, & hope it inspired one or two to try a 'Scanograph'.....Smile

Tags: Specialist and abstract

Voters: digital_boi, phillG, WhiteRose1 and 57 more

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Comments


13 Oct 2012 3:42PM
Has to be V1 for me today

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
13 Oct 2012 3:53PM
Not sure which I like best, they're both excellent images. So different in nature they deserve their own spotlight, Keith.

Dave
AnnChown Plus
6 198 1 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2012 3:55PM
I've always thought that cafe furniture is photogenic, but never been able to 'see' the image. This has worked really well Keith - love the pov and processing and think I prefer v1 although..... Smile
Ann
mrswoolybill Plus
9 948 1479 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2012 5:00PM
Love both, but I prefer the warm glow of V1.
Moira
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
13 Oct 2012 5:01PM
Love the warmer effect in V 1 and your processing has produced a fine image......like it a lot.
Ronnie.
CarolG Plus
9 195 18 Greece
13 Oct 2012 5:04PM
Definitely V.1 for me, a superb presentation. Carol
13 Oct 2012 5:15PM
and what a glow ...
V1 just tops it for me
jasonrwl Plus
6 1.1k 10 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2012 5:16PM
Like 'emboth Keith but v1 is an absolute belter - brilliant observation.
Jason
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
13 Oct 2012 5:24PM
I agree with Ronnie about the warmer tones,and soon it will be really cold. SO I go for v1

Peter
taggart Plus
12 46 13 United States
13 Oct 2012 6:25PM
WOW! Shiny as a new penny!--- a great bit of manipulation!
MalcolmM Plus
11 499 5 Scotland
13 Oct 2012 6:36PM
Very different, very good & V1 for me...
Colour for me, very nice café image, very Italian design with steel and wood, splendid, wake up and smell the coffeé.

Dougie
Irishkate Plus
5 38 98 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2012 9:12PM
Top marks for originality.
I rather like V2.
KateGrinGrinGrin
13 Oct 2012 9:30PM
A well deserved 30th for this duet, v1 for me for the colours
User_Removed 3 4 1 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2012 9:35PM
Very clever to make a great image out of something as simple as this! nice.

Bob
meniko 5 Cyprus
13 Oct 2012 10:03PM
quote

Quote:Very clever to make a great image out of something as simple as this! nice.

Bob



I totally agree Smile
very nice shot and processing
meniko
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2012 11:26PM
two very good shots well presented
pamelajean Plus
10 964 1824 United Kingdom
14 Oct 2012 12:03AM
V2 is completely different, and the better of the two in my opinion, more abstract and more controlled in the shiny areas.
NDODS Plus
5 4.9k 125 United Kingdom
14 Oct 2012 1:22AM
Two wonderfully crafted pieces Keith. Very difficult to put a finger on my favourite as they both have rather special qualities.

Regards Nathan
saltireblue Plus
6 5.9k 33 Norway
14 Oct 2012 11:56AM
Not too sure about V2, Keith, but V1 is very good indeed. Reminds me of an old film, just about to go into a dream sequence, where everything starts getting soft and faded...if you know what I mean?

Malc
Niknut Plus
6 1.2k 68 United Kingdom
14 Oct 2012 5:28PM
GrinGrinGrinGrin !!!...I know what you mean Malc !!!.....I do 'soft & faded' all the time !!, it's an age thing....Old Age !!.Grin
Humblebee 4 1 England
14 Oct 2012 6:21PM
I also like the soft and faded processing of v1 ... Carol Grin
annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
14 Oct 2012 7:50PM
I wouldn't have recognised it as yours.. but it is very special that glow is really fantstic. I like the abstract knot shaped by the legs, too.
Franko59 5 3 1 England
14 Oct 2012 8:05PM
How can anyone make a memorable image from a couple of chrome stools and a table? But here it is! You certainly have a talent for this photography malarky! I don't know what you do for a living Nik but you should be doing this!Awsome,,,,,regards Ian
14 Oct 2012 8:24PM
How simple and how well done at the same time! Bravo!Smile
Regards Valery
Rende Plus
9 38 4 Netherlands
14 Oct 2012 8:49PM
A beautiful and original abstract. I have a slight preference for V2
Rende
14 Oct 2012 9:02PM
Striking image, I love the processing, for me it has to be V1

Hugh
kazza12 3 2 United Kingdom
15 Oct 2012 12:50PM
great sets v1 for me SmileSmile
15 Oct 2012 7:14PM
Wonderful image Keith, I like both versions.

David
Lillian Plus
7 21 17 United Kingdom
15 Oct 2012 8:51PM
Not silly...very stylish in fact Keith
a great shot worked perfectly
Lillian
PaulLiley 7 2 13 United Kingdom
16 Oct 2012 7:39AM
Isnt it great when you can visualise what you want to achieve and produce it. Congrats. Interesting treatment. Creative. Paul
tonyng Plus
6 8 2 United Kingdom
17 Oct 2012 9:15AM
Like the treatment you have given this. Great comp. Orton technique?
Niknut Plus
6 1.2k 68 United Kingdom
17 Oct 2012 4:12PM
Hi Tony......no 'Orton' effect !!!.....just my own methods......basically just create a hi-key layer, with some added
Gaussian blur, & set the blend mode to 'Screen'....then adjust the opacity to suit......simple & straightforward !!!.Smile

Thanks for your interest !!.Grin
tonyng Plus
6 8 2 United Kingdom
17 Oct 2012 5:17PM
Thanks. Shall try that. Regards.
28 Oct 2012 12:12PM
love the creativity , very arty looking photograph .well captured with the sparkle from the chrome.WinkWinkWink

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