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Dark Horse

By LouisePeaches  
An old photo I took some time last year, that I've dug out to do some editing with! It was quite foggy on the day, and so i've exaggerated this by using a linear gradient in black at the bottom which i think gives it an almost 'ghostly' feel to the horse. will be adding a few versions to this too! enjoy! Grin x

Tags: Black and white Wildlife and nature Flash and lighting

Voters: MattB1987, cirrusminor, Daisymaye and 23 more

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Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
16 Jan 2012 3:39PM
Wonderful work, a lovely image............Sandy

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SlowSong Plus
8 6.6k 29 England
16 Jan 2012 4:27PM
A really lovely shot, and very imaginative using the grad from bottom to top.
KarenFB Plus
10 4.7k 171 England
16 Jan 2012 4:30PM
Version 1 for me! Smile A gorgeous shot, well processed.
thank you all! x
Briwooly Plus
11 452 5 England
16 Jan 2012 4:40PM
A great series of pics but it has to be V1 for me

16 Jan 2012 4:48PM
Very nice series. V3 for me is the best
All very good but v1 my favourite! Smile
Thank you loads Grin x
charlotte 12 34 2 United Kingdom
16 Jan 2012 5:01PM
Very nice. V1 for me.
16 Jan 2012 5:02PM
V1 for me too👍
James_C Plus
7 36 56 United Kingdom
16 Jan 2012 5:38PM
All fun but my comfortable favourite is V1.

Paintman Plus
10 1.2k 177 United Kingdom
16 Jan 2012 6:50PM
I think v1 is the most successful and the treatment has worked very well as a mono. I find the noise/grain in the colour ones a little too distracting, but v4 is very good too. You could possibly give the noise/grain a touch of Gaussian Blur to soften the effect. Not too much though as you still need to see the speckling. Imo, the white gradient is a little heavy-handed and has obliterated any detail in the grass. If you duplicate the horse layer and use the Screen blending mode with a gradient on the mask, this may look better. Use the opacity slider to reduce the effect if it looks too bright.

thank you all and thank you 'paintman' for all your very constructive comments will keep all that in mind if i come to edit them again! Smile x
16 Jan 2012 7:21PM
Personally, I like version 1 the best; it looks very nice in B&W and the mood in V1 is wonderful.
16 Jan 2012 7:22PM
WOW like it well done to you good work

james Smile
wow thank you for all the comments and votes everyone! Smile x

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