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By TrevBatWCC    
Not so much a Silly Sunday upload, more a Surreal Sunday image. With a bit playing around in PS Elements and template from a Digital Photo magazine CD a few months ago, came up with this René Magritte style effort. The original not particularly exciting image from my visit to The Hepworth Wakefield is shown in V2. It’ll probably bomb Sad, but you’ve got to have a go at something different...and I’m scraping the bottom of the barrel!
Techie stuff – see Exif
Single Raw image processed in Adobe Camera Raw, and tweaked in Photomatix Pro & Elements 6.

Thanks again to everyone for your votes & comments on my previous uploads, it really is appreciated and encouraging.
Trev Smile

Tags: Wakefield Specialist and abstract Digitally manipulated Magritte Hepworth Gallery

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29 May 2011 10:53AM
Clever manipulation, well done. Julie x

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helenlinda Plus
10 360 22 United Kingdom
29 May 2011 10:53AM
Why should it bomb ?
Its a beauty Trev- very well put together Smile
SlowSong Plus
9 7.2k 30 England
29 May 2011 11:04AM
Such fun and so well done. Good work Trev. Grin
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
29 May 2011 11:05AM
It won't 'bomb' I'm sure, Trev: a very clever spot of manipulation here, making for a most intriguing image from the original. I do like the thinking behind this and the execution has worked so effectively. very well done, mate.
29 May 2011 11:10AM
Yes, I remember the issue which contained the template. Well worked.
woolybill1 Plus
11 22 71 United Kingdom
29 May 2011 11:14AM
Very thoughtful work, Trev. Magritte would have been proud of you Smile
Surely it can't bomb?
davidhu Plus
12 19 United Kingdom
29 May 2011 11:27AM
Who's a clever boy then Trev. Well worked and very entertaining viewing.
MikeH Plus
13 217 4 United Kingdom
29 May 2011 11:34AM
Ingenious Trev, i admire your patience on the computer,
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1858 United Kingdom
29 May 2011 11:47AM
Magritte comes to Yorkshire... V1 is creative, but the V2 original is my style of picture - random humanity against a strong linear composition. It deserves its own upload.
CarolG Plus
11 199 20 Greece
29 May 2011 12:14PM
Very clever, Trev, excellent work. V.2 gets my vote, though. Carol
29 May 2011 12:29PM
what a cool it of work!!
pamelajean Plus
11 1.0k 1987 United Kingdom
29 May 2011 12:50PM
Oh dear, I don't like to say that V2 is good, considering all the work you have done on it to produce V1. Your manipulation has held my attention for quite some time, and I think it is very clever having the newspaper inserts fitting into the background, but in mono. I like it a lot.
pluckyfilly Plus
11 351 33 United Kingdom
29 May 2011 1:04PM
very clever work Trev I like both shots actually but I can realise the work going into V1 and its a great result
JackieB Plus
7 18 3 United Kingdom
29 May 2011 1:53PM
Very clever Trev, but I think I like V2 best
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 13 Canada
29 May 2011 2:53PM
I love V1, what an excellent bit of work. I do like V2 a lot too. But I love the bowler hat and the hands...........Sandy
Mynett Plus
9 142 6 United Kingdom
29 May 2011 2:54PM
A very eye catching image Trev, like the both versions. and it is fun to have a bit of fun in PS

redstag Plus
12 100 15 United Kingdom
29 May 2011 2:57PM
Superbly done fun image!
Niknut Plus
7 1.7k 76 United Kingdom
29 May 2011 3:16PM
Worked out very well !.....clever idea, & skillfully created....1st class !!
Very clever, Trevor. Smile

Excellent work. I really like what you’ve done.
V2 could stand all on its own. Smile

cassiecat Plus
9 39 46 England
29 May 2011 5:04PM
i love what youve done in v1.lesley
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
29 May 2011 6:34PM
I love the 'bomb' here..what are you talking about Trev?Smile
This is an exceptional digitally worked image that has it all...lucky you
I would not know where to start..perfect shot
Have a great holiday
Nick_w Plus
10 4.3k 99 England
29 May 2011 6:34PM
Works exceptionally well Trevor
29 May 2011 6:59PM
What patience you must have Trevor, two excellent images, very well done, especially V1.

baclark Plus
8 3.7k 24 United Kingdom
29 May 2011 7:16PM
Brilliant piece of work here Trev, very cleverly done indeed.
Excellent work Trev - well done indeed, love it !

29 May 2011 11:24PM
Love this well done
Buffalo_Tom Plus
11 2.3k 9 Wales
30 May 2011 6:58AM
Congratulations Trev on your HC !

LesF Plus
11 182 9
30 May 2011 8:56AM
Congrats on the HC Trevor

great images trev,love v1,well done indeed.ray
30 May 2011 4:29PM
Brilliant work !
And a super big congrats on the well deserved award ...
Sue_R Plus
11 11 6 United Kingdom
30 May 2011 6:37PM
Clever stuff, Trev! And congrats on the HC. Seems you were wrong about it bombing then Smile

Sue Smile
Trev_B Plus
11 151 68 England
30 May 2011 10:35PM
V1 for me Trev, the template works well with this image. Well done.

gajewski Plus
13 10 9 United States
31 May 2011 4:28AM
Very clever.
Richsr Plus
10 91 223 England
31 May 2011 3:26PM
Congrats on the HC Trevor.
JanieB43 Plus
9 47 6 England
31 May 2011 5:03PM
Blinkin' eck Trev .........wish my pics "bombed" like this.......57 votes aint bad !!!

This is excellent stuff - prefer V1 to the original,very clever stuff indeed. Please excuse lack of attention these days I just seem to have time to upload & run these days. Thank you for all your comments/votes on my recent efforts it's very much appreciated. I'm off to the Lakes tomorrow so hopefully I'll have some decent landscapes to upload before too long Wink

davidhu Plus
12 19 United Kingdom
31 May 2011 6:07PM
Just noticed the HC. Congrats, the first of many I hope.
AnneWorner Plus
10 620 43 United States
31 May 2011 7:01PM
I'm duly impressed with your work on this image, and must congratulate on a well deserved HC!
cassiecat Plus
9 39 46 England
31 May 2011 7:18PM
the biggest congrats on the HC.lesley Grin
Scaramanga Plus
10 56 6 United Kingdom
1 Jun 2011 12:29PM
Really fabulous.
Sezz Plus
13 617 15 England
2 Jun 2011 3:15PM
Trev this is very effective, love what you have done here - my congrat's for your HC Smile

Sarah *
More magique than Magritte, Trev !
phil99 Plus
11 45 6 United Kingdom
11 Jun 2011 8:49PM
Very clever work Trev .Bomb .....Only HC . Congratulations . I'm going to book you for lessons when winter comes around . I wish I knew a tenth of what you can do ....Phil
Just noticed this Trev, whilst browsing your latest superb uploads and its fantastic, not only in it conception but also execution. Well deserving of the HC. Chaz.

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