Castle Ruins

Discussion in 'General Gallery' started by ZERO, Mar 20, 2004.

  1. ZERO

    ZERO TPF Noob!

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  2. ZERO

    ZERO TPF Noob!

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    somebody was speaking about dualtone on the forum recently and
    i'm getting into using it myself. This dualtone is utilising Pantone 220-7
    process.

    could have acheived a better aperture on the tower and the lower-right
    corner of the image is a bit dense even though i dodged it a little.
    I didnt own a red filter for this lens when i took the pic - i think the sky is
    very nice.

    The whole finish of the image strongly reminds me of British-made movies
    from the 1940's.
     
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    vonnagy have kiwi, will travel...

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    Hi Zero,

    I dig the shot too. I've mentioned this in a couple of other places, but one way you can get the thorns lighter without effecting the over all tonal range of the image (i've seen your other post in the general section of this image) is to apply a screen mask instead of using the dodge tools.

    dodge tools are for fine tuning small areas, but you should try screen masking for large areas - it works wonders. I wrote a little about that toward the end of this tutorial:

    http://www.thephotoforum.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=4760

    You can also try the same thing for the sky but use a multiply mask to burn it.

    Btw, I think the contrast in this pic is fab - the the detail of the rocks is excellent and you do have a 'good vibe' going with the pic!

    by the way, i've been looking at you avatar - what is it?
     

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