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Copyright: Francois DORMOY (dormoy) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 144 W: 4 N: 99] (499)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2002-09
Categories: Experimental
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2005-02-16 18:57
Viewed: 1558
Points: 8
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
I somewhat transformed the original picture using the software Picture It. Giving the look of a painting.
I recall in the late 1970s, I was producing the same effect but without any computer, by simply re-photographying the original slides projected on a translucid screen through a textured glass. It took at that time a whole series of steps. Nowadays, it just takes a computer click !! Amazing how computers can make life easy.

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  • Miqra Gold Star Critiquer [C: 865 W: 0 N: 0] (0)
  • [2005-02-17 9:09]

It looks like a painting, the colors are awesome, excellent shot, well done!

I like this very much Francois. It does look like a painting!
Excellent colours, composition and lighting.

I too remember those techniques in the 70's. I used to put stockings over the lens of the enlarger, just to get a texture.
I love window shots, especially those with geraniums in a window box. Lovely composition. Good work on the painting effect.

The "painting like effect" is very successful. It makes a very beautiful composition and colors.
Your should have posted the original shot in the workshop. Could have interesting !

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