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B&W deadwood

Postby Duck » Mon Oct 19, 2015 5:55 am

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Postby TomCofer » Mon Oct 19, 2015 9:04 am

Looks like you've managed to get out with the camera a bit Duck. I like 'em.
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Re: B&W deadwood

Postby Bobby Deal » Fri Oct 23, 2015 12:17 am

Nice capture Duck, looks really desolate a great subject for the black and white treatment. Perhaps a bit of dodging and burning and maybe a light vignette to draw the eye into the frame a little more?

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Re: B&W deadwood

Postby Duck » Fri Oct 23, 2015 2:02 am

Bobby Deal wrote:Nice capture Duck, looks really desolate a great subject for the black and white treatment. Perhaps a bit of dodging and burning and maybe a light vignette to draw the eye into the frame a little more?


On the second one I actually had to do quite a bit of dodging and burning in order to make the log stand out from the background brush. I thought about a vignette but opted not to do it for some reason. I might revisit that.

The bare standing trees definitely looked different in real life but looked very boring in the image. I opted to pull the drama out of the sky but I see about bringing the eye in. Perhaps a dark gradient on the ground to bring up the eye.

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