100. Life.

Retinex, probably oversharpened.



4 comments so far...

Perkin-warbeck June 26, 2011, 03:01 PM
When I first saw this I thought you had used a Blue-Yellow polarizing filter (turns polarized light either blue or yellow, depending on angle of filter).
mramshaw June 26, 2011, 08:16 PM
The nice things about snapshots is they don't have to be great.

I had picked this for Life (we are still tied to the tides, check your heartbeat) and was thinking some type of B&W conversion or maybe a duotone or something. But eventually I just had to admit it wasn't a very compelling picture. So this is just the Retinex filter from the GIMP. I googled that, but didn't really understand it. Anyhow, it does seem to give the right type of emotional impact to what wasn't a really great picture.

I did play with many B&W conversion options, tone curves, filters, etc.

Martina Weber July 16, 2011, 07:57 PM
crazy, but great effect !!
mramshaw July 17, 2011, 07:14 PM
Thanks for the comment (and fav) Martina.

I have another snapshot (a planned shot this time) for this 100
Snapshots series I think I will use this effect on also. Perhaps a
B&W conversion will work better, but I think this effect is nice.

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