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Snow Leopard Portrait - Mono

By philhomer  
Another slightly older image i am afraid.

Browsing, sorting and deleting a few images last night and decided this might be worthy of a post - that is after adding a couple of texture layers and then converting to mono.

Personally i prefer the mono but have also uploaded the colour version as i love the eye (which i have done nothing to) . I have erred away from colour-popping the eye within the mono version as i feel that this has been over-done with the subject matter and rarely well.

If anyone is interested i have a simple 'how to' for texture layers using layer masks.

It is not a difficult exercise and would give a better result if i had the time / patience / inclination to spend more than 2 minutes applying it. See user Dormay for far better examples.

Tags: Leopard Black and white Digitally manipulated Snow leopard Pets and captive animals Wildlife and nature Texture layers

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Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
29 Jan 2013 7:55AM
This is a lovely image and I really like V1 !! Thanx for the link too Smile

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V2 for me, great shot of a beautiful animal Smile thanks for link Wink
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
29 Jan 2013 8:27AM
Bookmarked the link, cheers, Phil.

v1 for me too. The eye is the focus of attention, the pink tongue splits this attention (well, it does mine Grin).

capto Plus
4 4.0k 8 United Kingdom
29 Jan 2013 8:29AM
Two very good images, both interesting in their own way. I am in favour of using any available technologies if the image is enhanced.

richmowil Plus
7 310 1 England
29 Jan 2013 11:24AM
Great Image - V1 for me
debu 6 India
29 Jan 2013 12:20PM
Very nice mono.
tomcat 11 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
29 Jan 2013 7:05PM
Torn between to minds
Love V2, but not with the texture

JuBarney Plus
5 20 3 United Kingdom
29 Jan 2013 7:33PM
Fine shot but prefer V2

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