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POTM [09/07] The Core

Discussion in 'Photography, Art & Design' started by ssR, 8 Sep 2007.

  1. ssR

    ssR Carbon God

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    After some minor adjustments, this is the final version that i will be submitting for the competition. Thanks for the feedback everyone!

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  2. seebul

    seebul Active Member

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    Very nice:thumb:

    I think the chip should be in colour though:D
     
  3. Nexxo

    Nexxo * Prefab Sprout – The King of Rock 'n' Roll

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    Seconded. Then it's the kind or artwork that could hang on the wall in the nVidia reception area.
     
  4. ssR

    ssR Carbon God

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    Thanks :)

    seebul: how can i achieve that? i have only some basic knowledge about photo editing :confused:
     
  5. yodasarmpit

    yodasarmpit No longer the other Brett.

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    I think just a little more contrast would really bring out this shot.
     
  6. ssR

    ssR Carbon God

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    kinda like this?

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  7. Firehed

    Firehed Why not? I own a domain to match.

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    I really like that second one. Excellent choice of title as well.
     
  8. Nexxo

    Nexxo * Prefab Sprout – The King of Rock 'n' Roll

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    Load the colour picture up in Paint.net or Photoshop. Copy the image to the second layer. Desaturate that layer (i.e. make it black-and-white). Then use the magic wand and eraser tool to rub out the bits in the black-and-white layer so that their coloured copies of the layer below become visible. Merge layers, save. Presto!
     
  9. x06jsp

    x06jsp da ginger monkey!!!!

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    or load the colour copy in photoshop and use the pen tool(make sure you have it set to paths) to go around the part you want in colour copy it to another layer and set the original layer to blakc and white.
     
  10. Acehole

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    The extra contrast is good - the tracks are really striking now
     
  11. Akava

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    I agree the second is MUCH better than the first, tis a very nice photo, I look forward to possibly seeing a B/W with a Colour Chip. :thumb:
     
  12. ssR

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    ok guys my 3rd attempt

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  13. Akava

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    Very nice, very nice indeed :clap:. Are you planning on entering that version into the POTM?
     
  14. OleJ

    OleJ Me!

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    3rd version suddenly made it interesting :) Well done. Is the blue the original colour?
     
  15. ssR

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    Akava: i'm still thinking if i should submit the 2nd or the 3rd version, i like them both :eek:

    OleJ: the blue actually came out very strong due to me messing with the contrast and saturation of the picture, it's much more subtle on the original piece
     
  16. Fod

    Fod what is the cheesecake?

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    selective desaturation for the loss. :(
     
  17. Firehed

    Firehed Why not? I own a domain to match.

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    Yeah yeah yeah, only because you don't want to reveal that the pasta spoon in your avatar is horridly stained.

    That said, I like the idea but it's a little too saturated if you ask me. The blue being that blue bothers me, but I just loaded it into Photoshop to see what the effect of trying to bring that down a bit would be and didn't like that either. Oh well.
     
  18. seebul

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    Like the 3rd attempt, really nice. You should enter this! (where's the 2nd attempt though?)
     
  19. Mother-Goose

    Mother-Goose 5 o'clock somewhere

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    Seebul, the second attempt is the black and white with boosted contrast :)

    I preffer the second attempt myself BUT more positive comments are coming back regarding the 3rd attempt, and you wanna win so maybe thats the better one to go for?
     
  20. OleJ

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    I would go for a more subtle blue. I thinks it's a tad too "neon" and kind of pops out of the color composition. If you just mute it 20% then it'll be a lot better.
    Anyways I definetely think you should stick to having a little colour in the pic. It gives a good focus point :)
     
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