A couple of years ago I edited a series of shots I took of downtown chicago to look like they had been charcoal sketched. My degree is in advertising, and as a result I have a vastly untapped compendium of knowledge on graphic design work tucked away in my brain, but these were super simple to make. Not really photography from a purist's point of view, but I figure I've been hoarding these to myself for long enough without letting anyone see them. I just wanted to share, really. These were all taken on several different point & shoots, as I've only recently taken an interest in dSLR photography (and am waiting for the CFO/wife to give the greenlight on a D90 Let me know what you think. I know it's an odd concept, but, well... That's how I roll.