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11 January 2009 @ 08:29 am
My Final Manipulation of This Image  

As you may recall, my first post of this photo was a pretty straight rendition of the negative. In his comment on that post madtruk speculated about what it might look like if I were to experiment with filters, so I messed around and created the version which you may see in this post. Finally, I went really wild and came up with the version you see below. (Note: It looks best at the larger size.) And now I'll move on to other images. Thank you for your interest and attention.

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Geri Sullivangerisullivan on January 11th, 2009 06:33 pm (UTC)
Yes!

This is one of those cases where the filter work really brings out the artistry in the original photograph. I could see it hiding in the original, but didn't think of a way to tap it, to shift the balance and attention away from the super soft focus, which I am super sensitive to (and not necessarily in a good way).

Congratulations. And thank you and madtruk!
Fred A Levy Haskell: Fredcritter eyes onlyfredcritter on January 11th, 2009 07:03 pm (UTC)
Thanks! I'm very glad you like it. I reckon the Liquify filter is one of those that if you're going to use it at all it's best to eschew subtlety. I reckon. (The other filter in play here is Poster Edges, in case you were wondering. I think it added some nice touches.)
John and, possibly, Annjdtacv on January 11th, 2009 08:59 pm (UTC)
is that a halo on her head???
Fred A Levy Haskell: Fredcritter eyes onlyfredcritter on January 11th, 2009 09:10 pm (UTC)
I believe you'd know better than I, but I suspect it is, yes.
one_undoneone_undone on January 13th, 2009 08:01 am (UTC)
That's kinda neat; I like the twisty-melty effect. :D