April 09, 2012

gilding the lilly, or taking it a few steps too far


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photo by Donald Kinney

Well, I was probably wrong, but after I decided on this as yesterday's banner image, I began experimenting with a few ways to accentuate the drama.



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Again, not that the image is hopeless to begin with, but when I do have a hopeless image my first trick is to "posterize" the image; limiting the number of colors from many to a few.



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photo by Donald Kinney

Okay, back to reality...
I'll leave you with a peaceful scene from Rodeo Beach.


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2 comments:

Sinbad and I on the Loose said...

Church on Easter Sunday? Nice to see you changing your evil ways. :)

sfmike said...

You stay away from those hard drug Photoshop Filters. I gave the unphotoshopped version an A.

 
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