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Gnarly Tree - b&w

By Sweetpea
Following a few recommendations, have made a b&w version - comments appreciated Smile

Tags: Tree Texture Wood Close up Black white Black and white

Voters: MoWiz, wbk666, ColouredImages and 5 more

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MoWiz 17 114 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2005 7:56AM
Nice shot, but I feel it would be improved with a touch more contrast
wbk666 17 61
11 Sep 2005 7:58AM
looks like the surface of some distant alien planet. i agree with mo though, a little more contrast will make it stand out more.
ColouredImages 18 47 35 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2005 8:08AM
Nice patterns but I prefer your earlier version

Sweetpea 17 6 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2005 10:12AM
Yep, you're all right about it needing more contrast. I have just had a play and figured out how to do it - sorry, I'm a bit new to the digital game Smile .Think I prefer the colour one too though.
carlos73x 19 9
12 Sep 2005 1:47AM
nice details, try using a duo-tone in photoshop and give it an aged feeling
Sweetpea 17 6 United Kingdom
12 Sep 2005 2:01AM
Thanks Carl - unfortunately don't have any editing packages at the moment - but if I get one, I'll try out your suggestion Smile
DeanH 17 45 1
12 Sep 2005 1:34PM
I prefer the natural colour version as this one does need more contrast as previously mentioned.
banehawi Plus
18 2.9k 4337 Canada
25 Oct 2005 1:38PM
This is nice, - I noticed the question about duotone in the other version.

The terms duotone, tritone, and qaudtone refer to methods for blending in 1,2, or 3 distict colours, selectively, onto a B+W image. You can use to to give a slight sepia, yellow, or cyan hue to a B&W image.

Get a copy of Photoshop and you can try this out. You must have some way of converting colour to B&W as you did it already - or did you do it in camera?


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