I am working on some specific toning effects, and chose this photo as it had a good range of lights and darks. I have had to true up the picture, and am not sure how well that worked - it is quite difficult to know as the stove may not have been true in the first place, and the washing hangs at an angle. I should have tried harder to get straight on at the taking stage, but it is not always that easy in a museum. Anyway, I would be grateful for any comments, in particular about the toning. The effect I am aiming at is a pseudo lith effect, and I have produced the effect with Photoshop layers, not with an action. I have also 'aged' the shot a bit, using a texture layer. I originally tried to chip the border a bit, but this just looked naff.
This is not true mono, but I think the intention and style is closest to mono, which is why I have given it this tag.
Thanks for looking and any comments - always gratefully received.
|Brand:||OLYMPUS IMAGING CORP.|
|Camera:||Olympus E-P1 |
|Lens:||LUMIX G 20/F1.7 |
|Recording media:||RAW (digital)|
|Date Taken:||18 Apr 2012 - 11:13 AM|
|Lens Max Aperture:||f/1.7|
|Exposure Mode:||Aperture-priority AE|
|Flash:||Auto, Did not fire|
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