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Redshanks - High Key

By Andysnapper

I've gone a bit mad today and tried something different. I ran this through Topaz b&w effects to give it a high key look then boosted the blacks to make it a bit more like a pencil sketch.

Any thoughts?



Tags: Birds General Black and white Digitally manipulated Redshank Wildlife and nature

Voters: pronabk, LynneJoyce, RU553DG3 and 9 more

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LynneJoyce Plus
10 20 99 United Kingdom
13 Feb 2012 6:41AM
Well done you for trying something different. This makes me think that the Topaz B&W Effects might be worth buying.

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CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
13 Feb 2012 7:26AM
I like what you have done to this very much, Andy, excellent work Smile Carol
Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
13 Feb 2012 9:01AM
You had a good composition to start with but it does look good as a pencil sketch.

13 Feb 2012 11:43AM
It worked well.
marktc Plus
7 101 15 United Kingdom
13 Feb 2012 12:01PM
Great effect, very well processed.
posty57 10 6 2 United Kingdom
13 Feb 2012 1:06PM
Well who's thrown the theory of three into a cocked hat then ? This is superb Andy. I love these converted images, and thank goodness for the software, because I might be able to put a passable photograph together, but I sincerely wish that I could just pick up a pencil and make a passable image. Oh my next life ! Wink


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