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"Driftwood Studio"

By RonnieAG
I thought this craft workshop in the grounds of Traquair House (Scottish Borders) lent itself to application of an antique effect. The original is shown at V 2.

My thanks to all who supported Alan Titchmarsh, and a big than you to Nezih {nonur} for his much appreciated UA.


Tags: Digitally manipulated Scottish borders Bric-a-brac Antique effect Craft workshop Traquair House grounds

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Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
13 Jul 2013 4:32AM
I really like V1 a lot Ronnie !! Great job and superb photo !!

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S_Psharma 4 1 India
13 Jul 2013 5:00AM
Both images are equally beautiful with brilliant colours
CarolG Plus
9 196 19 Greece
13 Jul 2013 5:47AM
What a very beautiful workshop, Ronnie, and you certainly have done justice to it with a fine presentation in V.1. Carol
User_Removed 12 386 2 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2013 5:47AM
I like V2 best.
But both are excellent. Smile
13 Jul 2013 6:42AM
The processing works SO well here Ronnie, and great to see the original. Lovely subject matter too.

John Smile
rontear Plus
13 8 8 England
13 Jul 2013 6:46AM
Simply shown Ronnie.
fentiger Plus
15 916 23 England
13 Jul 2013 6:47AM
The manipulation works to great effect here Ronnie.

widtink 4 406 2 Scotland
13 Jul 2013 6:48AM
Lovely vibrant colours Ronnie nicely processed too .

AnnChown Plus
6 199 1 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2013 7:35AM
I agree that the processing works really well Ronnie.
andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2013 7:35AM
v1 for me today ronnie brilliant tones and detail a cracker nice one ;0
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
13 Jul 2013 7:36AM
Lovely textuures and presentation especially in v1

13 Jul 2013 7:39AM
Excellent detail captured Ronnie, V1 my favourite,
Caziwinkles 4 3 1 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2013 8:05AM
So quaint and beautiful - V1 works very well Ronnie. Smile

13 Jul 2013 8:14AM
There is such a difference between these two versions, Ronnie!
The oldie worldy V1 is probably my favourite - takes you back in time so well.
It was quite a shock(in the best possible way!!) to go to V2, which I also like very much!

netta1234 Plus
4 371 2 Wales
13 Jul 2013 8:27AM
Two brilliant images but I love the Antique effect in v1 .
Look's a verry interesting place to visitSmile
7 10 10 England
13 Jul 2013 8:38AM
V1 is the way it should be.
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
13 Jul 2013 8:38AM
The owners could do worse than re-painting the doors to the colour of your v1, Ronnie, the aging process is beautifully empathic.

V1 works a treat.. Sympathetic processing.. Lots of details to look at too
13 Jul 2013 9:22AM
You've added an olde worlde feeling in V1........V1 has charm.....GrinGrinGrin
johnlw 9 1 10 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2013 9:47AM
Yes v1 makes this much more old world and adds to the texture and feel of the image well worth the shot.SmileSmileSmile
Regards John.
Nikonuser1 Plus
4 98 14 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2013 10:01AM
A great find Ronnie, like the way you have given the oldy worldy look to the image, excellantSmileSmile

Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2013 10:09AM
Brilliant processing Ronnie
but I am for your well captured and colour in V2
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2013 10:41AM
The antiqued effect works very well and I can see its appeal but I prefer version 2. I'd like to see a sepia toned version too, but make sure you get the right shade is sepia!!!
13 Jul 2013 10:47AM
The process in V1 is fabulous! It is an upgrade to the original photo!
geffers7 Plus
6 45 1 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2013 11:11AM
Like this one Ronnie - nice colour which suits the subject.
Ade_Osman 13 4.5k 36 England
13 Jul 2013 11:16AM
This caught my eye Ronnie as I've been experimenting with a few similar images myself, not that they'll ever see the light of day on EPZ mind Wink Well done to you...

Irishkate Plus
6 38 100 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2013 11:38AM
Your processing in V1 is so natural Ronnie.
What a delightful workshop - presumably open for business?
Traquair House is a place I've never visited - must put in on the 'to do' list.
JOKEN 7 3 10 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2013 11:53AM
The detail in both versions is excellent. I go for the antique effect in v1
13 Jul 2013 11:59AM
Excellent shots your images have caught the mood so well
rayme330 4 17 1 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2013 12:17PM
Excellent shots Ronnie, like both equally.

taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
13 Jul 2013 12:42PM
Like the antique effect and the atmosphere it shows--- Where does one find this effect?
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2013 1:48PM
Whilst the original image is very good in its own right, a liberal sprinkling of Ronnie's Magic Powder has taken the manipulated image into another world and another time...

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
13 Jul 2013 2:13PM
More suited to the antique effect here Ronnie.
A very pleasing shot I feel.
boov Plus
3 2 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2013 3:33PM
Great image x 2... V1 just
13 Jul 2013 3:38PM
I really like V1 for the atmosphere
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2013 3:43PM
Either are pleasing to the eye, not sure which is best in this instance
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
13 Jul 2013 4:27PM
A very interesting shot, Ronnie, nicely captured - has to be V1 for me, suits the scene Wink
Trev Smile
carper123 Plus
4 927 8 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2013 6:07PM
Two superb variants to compare styles, v1 for me, excellent detail and presentation.
Nice work, Ronnie.
Darryl. SmileSmileSmile
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2013 6:39PM
well composed shot and processed, i especially like the toning in v1.
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
13 Jul 2013 6:55PM
V1 is full of charm and character
tonyng Plus
6 8 2 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2013 7:36PM
Like your V1 more Ron. It has more olde worldy feel with the vignetting.
richmowil Plus
7 310 1 England
13 Jul 2013 8:02PM
Like V1 Ron - processing finishes the image - more pleasant to your eye!!!!
nonur Plus
7 17 11 Turkey
13 Jul 2013 11:34PM
Great find and shot, Ronnie. V1 works better for me.
14 Jul 2013 11:15AM
the subtle toning and vignette works well Ronnie so its V1 for me

bricurtis Plus
11 2.1k 49 England
14 Jul 2013 1:45PM
The antique effect works extremely well Ronnie - well suited to the building.
hermless 3 1 Scotland
15 Jul 2013 10:26PM
V1 for me Ronnie. very atmospheric.
annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
17 Jul 2013 12:11AM
the toning in v1 is very good.. but in all fairness the original is as good!
17 Jul 2013 5:43AM
I love the effect you have achieved in V1 Ronnie - the subject matter really lends itself to this processing in this shot. A
eagle1955 4 1 United Kingdom
17 Jul 2013 8:22PM
brilliant image looks like a nice place to stay

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