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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

Voters: icebabe, helenlinda, Dave_Henderson and 68 more

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Comments


icebabe 11 1
29 May 2011 10:53AM
Clever manipulation, well done. Julie x

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helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
29 May 2011 10:53AM
Why should it bomb ?
Its a beauty Trev- very well put together Smile
Helen
SlowSong Plus
8 6.4k 29 England
29 May 2011 11:04AM
Such fun and so well done. Good work Trev. Grin
Chris
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 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.
Ronnie.
29 May 2011 11:10AM
Yes, I remember the issue which contained the template. Well worked.
Nick
woolybill1 Plus
9 22 68 United Kingdom
29 May 2011 11:14AM
Very thoughtful work, Trev. Magritte would have been proud of you Smile
Surely it can't bomb?
Regards
Bill
davidhu 10 19 United Kingdom
29 May 2011 11:27AM
Who's a clever boy then Trev. Well worked and very entertaining viewing.
Dave
MikeH 11 217 4 England
29 May 2011 11:34AM
Ingenious Trev, i admire your patience on the computer,
Mike
mrswoolybill Plus
9 965 1493 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.
Moira
CarolG Plus
9 196 18 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!!
Jerry
pamelajean Plus
10 964 1830 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
10 351 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 6 18 3 United Kingdom
29 May 2011 1:53PM
Very clever Trev, but I think I like V2 best
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 8 142 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

Linda
redstag 10 100 15 United Kingdom
29 May 2011 2:57PM
Superbly done fun image!
Jon
Niknut Plus
6 1.3k 68 United Kingdom
29 May 2011 3:16PM
Worked out very well !.....clever idea, & skillfully created....1st class !!
29 May 2011 3:23PM
Very clever, Trevor. Smile

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

David
cassiecat 8 39 46 England
29 May 2011 5:04PM
i love what youve done in v1.lesley
Lillian Plus
7 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
Lillian
Nick_w 9 4.3k 99 England
29 May 2011 6:34PM
Works exceptionally well Trevor
What patience you must have Trevor, two excellent images, very well done, especially V1.


Ruth
baclark 7 3.7k 24 United Kingdom
29 May 2011 7:16PM
Brilliant piece of work here Trev, very cleverly done indeed.
Barbara
29 May 2011 7:31PM
Excellent work Trev - well done indeed, love it !

Chris
wyatturp 11 2 England
29 May 2011 11:24PM
Love this well done
Buffalo_Tom Plus
10 2.3k 9 Wales
30 May 2011 6:58AM
Fabulous.
Tom.
30 May 2011 7:42AM
Congratulations Trev on your HC !

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

LesF
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 10 11 6 Scotland
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 9 151 68 England
30 May 2011 10:35PM
V1 for me Trev, the template works well with this image. Well done.

Trev
gajewski Plus
12 10 9 United States
31 May 2011 4:28AM
Very clever.
Richsr Plus
9 91 223 England
31 May 2011 3:26PM
Congrats on the HC Trevor.
JanieB43 8 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

Jane
davidhu 10 19 United Kingdom
31 May 2011 6:07PM
Just noticed the HC. Congrats, the first of many I hope.
Dave
AnneWorner 8 620 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 8 39 46 England
31 May 2011 7:18PM
the biggest congrats on the HC.lesley Grin
1 Jun 2011 12:29PM
Really fabulous.
Sezz Plus
11 617 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 *
7 Jun 2011 6:24PM
More magique than Magritte, Trev !
phil99 9 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
6 Jul 2011 8:24PM
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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