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T2 (The airport not the Terminator)

By markst33    
I have been wanting to have a go at this high contrast with multiple selections for a while. I have heard it referred to as "Fine art black and white".

Its very time consuming as you have to create multiple selections very carefully and then create a neutral, an overexposed and an underexposed B&W layer. Then using masks and the gradient tool, reveal different selections in such a way that you get this beautiful transition from white to black.

First time doing this. Very enjoyable and you get good practise using the Pen tool.

Definitely something I will have more goes of.

Tags: Airport Monochrome Black and white Dublin Architecture and buildings

Voters: clicknimagine, Philip_H, mj.king and 29 more

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rontear Plus
19 23 9 England
22 Feb 2022 11:17AM
Excellent mono, my award.
22 Feb 2022 11:47AM
Like the strong levels of contrast, very moody
22 Feb 2022 12:00PM
Great result.
Daisymaye Plus
14 25 24 Canada
22 Feb 2022 2:19PM
Great work and very well done.
cooky Plus
19 6 8 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2022 2:34PM
Very well taken.

smut01 Plus
7 137 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2022 5:48PM
dudler Plus
19 2.0k 1975 England
22 Feb 2022 6:13PM
So complicated...

Clever, and requires dexterity, so it's definitely a craft product, and it has my admiration as such.

Whether it's art, though... I'm not sure: if it's done really well, and the result is beautiful, why not? But I'm wary, always, of people proclaiming themselves to be artists. Trained in art - provable. Artist? How?

I'm not decrying the result, by any means. Just the wholesale use of 'fine art' to describe photography.

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