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18 Feb 2006 9:58AM
Great shot Mo top marks..

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Jouİo Plus
12 56 Finland
18 Feb 2006 10:00AM
Excellent work, Mo!

MalcolmS Plus
11 1.2k 13 England
18 Feb 2006 10:04AM
Very different Mo, not seen this before, he's still a very handsome chap, for me I prefer the original

elcid Plus
12 150 England
18 Feb 2006 10:17AM
Nice work Mo, maybe not the best image to try it on, but hey keep trying mate. All the best.

Consulo Plus
12 840 10 Scotland
18 Feb 2006 10:25AM
Gets a click from me.

Tried using a displacement map a while back and it was no easy business.
MoWiz Plus
11 114 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2006 10:26AM
Thanks guys, Malcolm I prefer the original too, LOL
Bill you're probably right, but weather was bad so I had a little play, i have found another image which I may upload tomorrow.
Thanks Michael, yep I was cross eyed for a while playing with the layers, LOL
KBan Plus
11 495 4 England
18 Feb 2006 10:27AM
very effective Mo!
Norma Plus
11 5 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2006 10:41AM
Lovely portrait Mo, like the effect but maybe not on this shot

MarkT Plus
12 119 2 England
18 Feb 2006 10:51AM
Like it.

tull Plus
13 181 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2006 10:58AM
Well I wouldn't no were to start Mo so to me it's superb and would love to be able to do this.

18 Feb 2006 11:11AM
This is just fabulous! Great work Smile
User_Removed 13 39 6 Scotland
18 Feb 2006 11:20AM
Hi Mo, dispacement maps can be great fun but you really have to decide if the end result will look the better for it or not. On this occassion I feel the boys photo is fine without it. I try to keep the use of them to a very graphic image usually grungy as this works best. Nude studies also work well Mo and perhaps would have been a better choise for the wood pattern, can see it working over all the female contours, in fact would also work well on a male torso, perhaps a well build bodybuilder type. All that said my hat goes of to your efforts in what can be a difficult area of manipulation.
Take care victor
thorn Plus
12 124 2 Scotland
18 Feb 2006 11:36AM
Hi Mo,Your son looks excellent as always,your own little pinnochio the wooden boy in reverse,brilliant grain,detail,eye contact,colour/tone,lighting and exposure.I know nothing about this Mo,so sorry i can't help.Take care.AnnSmile
thankyou for your kind comments,much appreciated.
Great result.
C_Daniels Plus
12 399 10 England
18 Feb 2006 12:33PM
Fantastic - thought it was a shadow effect from a window blind...
18 Feb 2006 1:36PM
super image Mo, i thought displacement was for hips lol.

again, a great image.
18 Feb 2006 1:41PM
It is a great shot Mo, but with a subject as handsome as this I would have posted it without the wooden effect. Still looks good and you really did catch his eyes. Well done....

arnieg Plus
12 704 England
18 Feb 2006 4:20PM
excellent work Mo
18 Feb 2006 4:41PM
It's an interesting effect. At first I also thought it was blinds, but then noticed the wood effect. I agree it's not the best subject for this effect, but would love to see more! Nice work even though it wasn't the right subject! Smile
18 Feb 2006 8:40PM
Mo never seen this done and it looks to be a great effect! Thought it was blinds at first, fooled me!

stay well
Paul_cats Plus
11 61 22 Scotland
18 Feb 2006 10:03PM
An honour to be number 30. Great work.
MoWiz Plus
11 114 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2006 10:43PM
Thanks again guys, I agree about it being the wrong image to try it on.
Victor I have a few nude model shots I may try it on. cheers mate
Thanks for the mods Ann, appreciate you taking the time to do them, nice work
18 Feb 2006 11:11PM
have not seen this before,great effect
Kim Walton Plus
13 145 30 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2006 11:13PM
All said.
sunshot Plus
12 24 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2006 11:54PM
superb work as always, very well done indeed.

youve been attacking photoshop i see
well done love the effect
jan 1 Plus
12 12 Netherlands
19 Feb 2006 12:33AM
Good experimental work, Mo.
Have a nice day.
chase Plus
11 1.1k 246 England
19 Feb 2006 12:52AM
Nice experiment Mo but I too feel it was posssibly the wrong subject,clever manipulation & I think Victor has a good idea with the use of a nude,particularly a male as the effects give a harder look,possibly too harsh for a female torso.
Nice control on the layers thing though.
19 Feb 2006 1:04AM
love the effect
Firebaby Plus
13 1.2k Faroe Islands
19 Feb 2006 1:36AM
WOW! well this is just incredible - note to self, 'MUST try this'.

A very strong image.
Jaye Plus
11 3
19 Feb 2006 2:25AM
Interesting word striking image,,,Judith
Rock Plus
14 10 2 England
19 Feb 2006 2:26AM
This is a very brave attempt at some thing different and I for one feel that it has paid off.
In fact it proves that the little lad is a chip off the old block.
ginz04 Plus
12 281 20 United Kingdom
19 Feb 2006 3:50AM
hi mo a very interesting effect works well. ian
Jasbe Plus
11 116 England
19 Feb 2006 4:57AM
Nice work Mo, great effect.
Nice piece of work, Mo.

tripodted Plus
11 32 1 Northern Ireland
19 Feb 2006 5:20AM
Nicely done, Mo!
Paul Morgan Plus
15 18.5k 6 England
19 Feb 2006 6:31AM
Interesting, like it.
Pegon Plus
11 78 1 England
19 Feb 2006 7:12AM
Nice work Mo , I don't know how it's done ,but I've seen it used on nude images in the past .
Pete .
suregork Plus
12 33 1 Finland
19 Feb 2006 7:56AM
well manipulated, but to be honest I'm not quite sure I like it. Original is much better.
Good work Mo.
19 Feb 2006 8:47AM
Hey Mo, this works really well. Nice edit! It has that cool factor to it. I like it!
Mavis Plus
14 143 2 England
19 Feb 2006 9:44AM
He's a beautiful boy and I would prefer him straight . You have done a grand job , I think it might look good on nudes or perhaps a car ?? Not seen this done before . xx
old timer Plus
12 55 1 Scotland
19 Feb 2006 12:04PM
This is just excellent!
19 Feb 2006 12:10PM
Hello Mo, this is excellent, at first I thought should the eyelashes be removed and the teeth tones to make it look more like the real thing then I thought no it would spoil the portrait. Very impressive.
Very Cool effect, Mo!
I'll bet the original is gorgeous, what a great look!
Suzan Smile
Gavin Plus
12 17
19 Feb 2006 11:59PM
A great effect Mo

glenalva Plus
11 338 United Kingdom
20 Feb 2006 1:14AM
Brilliant work!

A Booth Plus
14 11 4 United Kingdom
20 Feb 2006 2:02AM
excellent attempt with a successsful result - I think I prefer the image as was.
A fascinating shot,Mo!Well doneSmile
20 Feb 2006 2:42AM
really like this one mo great effect
iajacks Plus
11 24 England
20 Feb 2006 3:12AM
I tend to uses displacement map to create effects like gold in text but i have never used it to impose a image onto a image.

nice work good idea.

spot on IAJACKS

PS what software are you using to make the image?
MoWiz Plus
11 114 United Kingdom
20 Feb 2006 3:46AM
Thanks for the comments guys, I have conceded this was proobably the wrong image to try this with.

Ian (iajacks) just using CS2, using the distort/displace filter to do the work
paulcr Plus
12 1.5k 9 Ireland
20 Feb 2006 6:25AM
So well done Mo. Love this. Always find displacement maps difficult to do, very effective though. Paul
20 Feb 2006 7:25AM
beautiful piece. love the emotion captured. xx
Marian Plus
11 62 England
20 Feb 2006 8:49AM
Well done on mastering the displacement maps.
20 Feb 2006 10:08AM
Very nice work.. See someone's overtaken me on the manipulation work too now!!.. That's all I have.. Back off buddy!!... ;o)
20 Feb 2006 11:29AM
Interesting! I like it...Well done sir...
glazzaro Plus
12 70 23 United States
20 Feb 2006 7:10PM
Interesting effect Mo, nice work! Spot on! Click!!!

20 Feb 2006 7:41PM
Unusual effect-interesting!
20 Feb 2006 10:48PM
I like the wooden texture. Well done!
Ycmah Plus
11 4 Australia
21 Feb 2006 3:10AM
Stunning effect! Excellent work.
21 Feb 2006 5:48AM
grea twork mo. the effect makes him look like wood, hes so cute............liz
21 Feb 2006 10:05AM
Its an excellent piece of creative work Mo and I think it works very well, its certainly different

21 Feb 2006 11:05AM
Very interesting and different, never seen it done before. Great stuff Mo.

22 Feb 2006 8:24AM
excellent work mo,
22 Feb 2006 1:55PM
Love the effect on this, wonderful image.

22 Feb 2006 9:29PM
Wonderful idea, well done!

Malik & Mary.
ok all said! nice work...
Lou41 Plus
11 139 United Kingdom
2 Mar 2006 12:17PM
Great manipulation work Mo, love the colour and creativity, LOU
gajewski Plus
12 10 9 United States
2 Mar 2006 2:04PM
Very creative, especially since we all can view the original "Hope" that you posted. Very nice manipulation. -=Walter
davidbailie Plus
13 457 7 United Kingdom
5 Mar 2006 5:33AM
Looks pretty good to me

jamsa Plus
12 17 United Kingdom
17 Mar 2006 3:43AM
Very clever overlays...teach me please!
13 Apr 2006 6:28AM
Hi Mo .... sorry to be so late here ... still playing catch up ... but getting there. will be doing a lot of clicks and runs I am sorry ... but so want toc leave a comment on this one ..... just love the effect you have given this lovely image of a sweet little lad. I have never used displacement maps ... what is it and where would I find that .... is it in PS? it certainly works for me! Excellent! Click*

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