Yorky Doodle

By woolybill1
A first for me today: I'm filing this under Digitally Manipulated because I have messed about one heckofalot with the original image of Rowntree Wharf in York that first appeared as Leaning Tower last week. And so much for my crowing that I do not record my procedures: Since I am not used to this I have explained it, in reverse order - -

Version 1 is the final result. It is V2 that has been Gradient Mapped (metals palette).
Version 2 is V3 subjected to Polar Coordinates (Filters > Distort > Polar Coordinates).
Version 3 is V4 that has been pinched (Filters > Distort > Pinch). I think it works particularly well in vertical format, btw.
Version 4 is 4 versions of V5 - original, flipped horizontally, flipped vertically and double flipped. After assembling the four I flattened the layers before proceeding to V3.
Version 5 is the working original for this set, though of course it began as a colour image and has been desaturated, turned into a negative etc etc etc..............

I shall try to find something 'normal' for tomorrow.

Tags: Architecture Digitally manipulated

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ToothPilot 11 50 4 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2009 8:25AM
Love this!!

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baclark 9 3.7k 24 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2009 8:32AM
A really lovely set of images, can't decide which I prefer because it's so satisfying switching from V1to V2 the V3 to V4!! The final result looks like the face of some alien being....but then I have been watching a lot of Dr Who lately....blame the Husband!!
I love what you have created here Bill. Excellent stuff!
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2009 8:40AM
Oh dear.....That title !!
Big groan here Smile
Love your work tho'
morpheus1955 11 3 2 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2009 8:46AM
WOW what a superb set of images, quite amazing stuff, wish I could manage something like this. I am in awe, love them all.

Hoffy 13 262 16 England
6 Aug 2009 9:09AM
Great set of pictures.
danbrann Plus
13 637 17
6 Aug 2009 9:15AM
An amazing image Bill from this never to be repeated process. Is it the Tesco Coffee now takng its effect.
DolphinLady 12 54 1 Wales
6 Aug 2009 9:32AM
After reading what you had achieved, I came backwards from V5 & can understand it better than going forwards.....
Fantastic work Bill.......love the end result of V1.
6 Aug 2009 9:58AM
Great work, stuning results.
gingerdelight 11 298 11 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2009 10:08AM
Great set of images Bill, such excellent work! I cannot begin to understand how you did all this (blonde rather than ginger lol), but you did it!!! Fantastic!
x Carol x
mikbee 11 3 8 Scotland
6 Aug 2009 10:58AM
No wonder you do not record procedures Bill.All that techno,gooble degook,would be enough to split Moiras wooden head open !! I thought No1 could be a bit of chrome detail of a classic car.Or a harley bike !! Good results here,however they were achieved !!
User_Removed 11 485 13 England
6 Aug 2009 11:17AM
Bill this is supreme work mate, love them all.

Herge88 11 40 4 England
6 Aug 2009 11:26AM
A superb piece of manipulation, very clever Bill.

Best Matt
6 Aug 2009 12:01PM
I like this, very clever.
Joline Plus
11 30 53 United States
6 Aug 2009 12:14PM
Some one has way too much time on their hands....are you sure Moira doesn't need help with the house keepingSmile Actually, I very much like your end result, and doodling is such a fun and relaxing pastime. From a Yankee DoodlerSmileSmile
Morpyre Plus
13 1.6k 8 Wales
6 Aug 2009 12:53PM
fantastic image - i really enjoy doing these kinds of images and the great thing is you can get one from a good base photo or make a potential delete photo into something cool Grin

i like the build up over the 5 images but V1 is definitely my favourite - an attention grabber and a joy to sit and work out =)

peter "morpyre" turner
thebopper 9 8 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2009 1:08PM
tigertimb 10 40 66 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2009 1:52PM
Torn between #1 and #2 Bill - #1 has the more abstract feel; like you've just won a cup for a major tournament, but I also like the clearer "rib cage" feel of #2
(thankyou for your bravery in commenting on my last couple of shots Wink)
GalleryGirl 10 4 2 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2009 2:26PM
Wow love these! Dunno how you've done it but they are great!
Marilyn x
graceland 13 2.5k 2 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2009 2:27PM
like what you have done

now go on in the garden ( :
ChiliMan 11 135 17 Singapore
6 Aug 2009 3:31PM
Fantastic end result, Bill, and a well documented procedure. Cheers Smile

One has to wonder, though, what Moira puts in her stews...hmmm...

Lucy_Locket 10 35 England
6 Aug 2009 4:16PM
Fantastic bit of fiddling Bill! I thought it was some sort of silver ball bearing when I first saw V1.
Lucy Smile
casson 12 3 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2009 5:25PM
Super work and manipulations
Silverzone 10 2 England
6 Aug 2009 6:01PM
That's an awful lot of Magic! I really admire the ability to manipulate in this way. I thought it was the reflection in a wheel hub until I read your write-up. great result. Sylvia
Mikelane 11 1 Wales
6 Aug 2009 6:47PM
Wow bill ,this really is excellent ,i cant pick a favourite ,all excellent ,well done ,regards
6 Aug 2009 7:07PM
A really good play you've had here Bill, and I think you chose the right image for V1

John Smile
Richsr 11 91 223 England
6 Aug 2009 7:40PM
Like your manipulation Bill - version 1 works well.
Regards Richard.
paulb20 Plus
11 12 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2009 8:11PM
Just amazing Bill.
lostintime 10 13 5 Germany
6 Aug 2009 10:10PM
Must have been great fun doing these Bill, a wonderfully dynamic set.
(And yes, there was still something left in the fridge Wink)
Neeka 9 16 Wales
6 Aug 2009 10:32PM
LOL at the title!!! Wonderfully manipulated!!! Why go for normal.
6 Aug 2009 10:46PM
Fabulous images
samsalt 9 24 1 England
6 Aug 2009 11:17PM
I particularly like the Kalaidescope effect of versions 3 and 4 .

Looks like this has given you much entertainment Bill Smile , its like doodling but more hi tech .

Thank you for the encouraging comment today to which I have added a reply .
pamelajean Plus
12 1.1k 2016 United Kingdom
7 Aug 2009 8:28PM
I like V1 and agree with Mick, I thought it was perhaps a headlamp to a shiny vehicle of some kind.
riprap007 13 1.6k 37 England
8 Aug 2009 9:32AM
I thought it was of reflections in a hubcap at first, second and third looks, works very well and good explanation too
bliba Plus
12 2 Austria
8 Aug 2009 10:42AM
stuning results
...Dandy, you do like to play with filters and effects, and why not my friend? Life is short and this is no rehearsal.

tony64 14 204 9 England
15 Aug 2009 9:51AM
Really love what you've done here, and really good to see the progression from the 'original'. Looking at V1 I thought it was a chrome somethingorother! Then I saw where it came from! Amazing!
alansdottir 9 60 7 United Kingdom
15 Aug 2009 5:18PM
Interesting set of images - but you have lead with the right one, I think. I really love the abstract nature of this. Carol
User_Removed 14 239 7 England
29 Sep 2009 11:00AM
Brilliant work Bill in fact outstanding & thanks for sharing how you got there!


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