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19 Jan 2012 9:49PM
terrific.. very moody..

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exposure Plus
13 5.3k England
19 Jan 2012 9:52PM
A Brilliant Image...lovely detail tones & manipulation.
Nice touch! I know this place too - wish it actually looked like this Grin
DaveU Plus
11 1.4k 125 England
19 Jan 2012 10:03PM
Certainly catches the eye Pete ..... nicely put together and good to see the original components. The texture overlay works well and gives a nice painterly look to the sky. Just thinking it perhaps needs another element .... maybe some birds wheeling away in the sky just to finish it off?
edrhodes Plus
12 547 12 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2012 10:08PM
Yep, it works well Pete. Havent done one for years, I use to enjoy montages following the tutorials in magazines, it was a fantastic way to learn Photoshop.
SlowSong Plus
9 7.2k 30 England
19 Jan 2012 10:09PM
Great to see all the components.
chase Plus
12 1.1k 246 England
19 Jan 2012 10:14PM
Love this Pete,what a fab building.
Mr U has a valid point...birds...a full Moon maybe ?
Only teeny bits I'm not sure about are the lines across the bg texture,just perhaps a wee bit too much ( nit picking here ).
Well done for straightening up that building though & I love the colour palette.
SlowSong Plus
9 7.2k 30 England
19 Jan 2012 10:31PM

Quote: perhaps needs another element .... maybe some birds wheeling away in the sky just to finish it off?
Ade's got some. Smile
Glynn Plus
11 1.2k 1 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2012 10:33PM
Absolutely stunning Pete. Taking in to consideration i know that building well, this is a super piece of processing. Hope it does not come true though i split my wellies !!
AnneWorner Plus
10 620 43 United States
19 Jan 2012 10:41PM
Dave has a point. Some crows or ravens flying overhead might just bring this to another level.

I still have to get my act together and start working with layers and textures. Someone please increase the hours in the day to 36.

Nice one Pete.

JackAllTog Plus
8 4.9k 58 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2012 10:44PM
Super instructional idea - thanks.
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 13 Canada
19 Jan 2012 10:46PM
Lots of mystery here. Wonderful tones, I really like this...........Sandy
Pete Plus
16 18.8k 97 England
20 Jan 2012 12:12AM
Thanks for the kind comments everyone.

Quote:maybe some birds wheeling away in the sky just to finish it off?

lol I put three in before i uploaded this and they didn't look right so left them out...thing is the only birds I have in flight are pigeons and they looked stupid. Right - action point - I must shoot some crows.

Quote:Only teeny bits I'm not sure about are the lines across the bg texture

Absolutely right...I was being lazy :-( I'm going to redo that texture without the lines as they don't always work.
stu8 Plus
9 6 Wales
20 Jan 2012 7:27AM
wish i could do things with layers and such, i`ve just about mastered windows "paint" lol, but a truly great image though, well done.
sherring Plus
10 46 13 United Kingdom
20 Jan 2012 9:15AM
Nice work.

Nicely conceived and produced, all from a very good idea.

KingBee Plus
11 525 2 Scotland
20 Jan 2012 9:46AM
Very cleverly done. I wouldn't know how to begin to construct an image like this. The effect is amazing.


gingerdelight Plus
11 298 11 United Kingdom
20 Jan 2012 11:28AM
Wow, wow and more wow! My kind of image! Superb!
20 Jan 2012 12:34PM
How good is that ! superb work.

Scaramanga Plus
10 56 6 United Kingdom
20 Jan 2012 3:16PM
Works for me, there are some pretty decent bird in flight brushes around on t'internet.
Pete Plus
16 18.8k 97 England
20 Jan 2012 4:34PM

Quote:decent bird in flight brushes around on t'internet.

Lol I never thought of that option...but I will shoot my own...I prefer to have 100% of the creation where possible Smile
Niknut Plus
7 1.7k 76 United Kingdom
20 Jan 2012 5:20PM
Great shot !!!....looks mighty sinister from that dark mood !, go through that gate & never come back ?????
20 Jan 2012 6:25PM
Green Lane certainly works in this image Pete. Great atmosphere, very well worked.

John Smile
22 Jan 2012 9:17AM
Great work I wouldn't have a clue as to how to do it
24 Jan 2012 12:22AM
Great work Pete, you have some great photoshop skills that's for sure.
cirrusminor Plus
10 380 3 England
24 Jan 2012 9:37PM
Love to see you develope these skills Wink
nonur Plus
9 17 13 Turkey
28 Jan 2012 11:22AM
An excellent powerful, very effective result!
h4rsx Plus
8 17 5 United Kingdom
1 Feb 2012 12:37AM
Nice work here Pete, very nicely processed.
A great vatmosperic shot, quite creepy
i like this great texture work

and an awesome building too
d3looo Plus
9 16 1 Slovakia
25 Feb 2012 11:12AM
Fantasic!!!! Very well put together!!! Really like it Smile

ianrobinson Plus
8 1.2k 8 United Kingdom
26 Feb 2012 10:58PM
Like it a lot.

3 Mar 2012 9:57AM
Thank you for posting the composite images too.
V1 excellent.
gajewski Plus
13 10 9 United States
31 Mar 2012 7:54AM
Wonderfully moody shot -- great textures.
13 Apr 2012 8:46PM
Wow amazing work, thanks for the version two and the method.

paulcr Plus
13 1.5k 9 Ireland
1 May 2012 4:18PM
Nicely worked Pete. Love the use of the water. Paul

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