Selective Color C&C

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  1. DirtyDFeckers

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    Here's my first attempt at selective coloring. Comments?



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    It's nice, but the eyes are a bit scary, they look unreal
     
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    It draws all my attention to the mask, like that is the main subject in your picture.
     
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    Is that not the point of selective coloring??? To make a certain part of the image "pop" out at you?
     
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    I see red
     
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    Yes, but why would you want the mask to pop out in this photo - that's what I don't get about it. To me the kid is the main focus in that image, and the mask is just distracting.
     
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    What does this mean?
     
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    I see what you are saying...this was an attempt at something different.... Would you suggest doing the kid in color, and leaving everything else b&w? Just seemed boring to me that way.
     
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    Experimentation is good. As for selective coloring; most of the time I see it beeing done, it doesn't work for the image. But that's only my personal opinion, not a rule or something :) As for your image, not having seen the all color version, I'd go with just a plain b&w image.
     
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    Here is the all color image.

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    I feel like the kid is a little bit overexposed and so are the highlights in the background, they really lead me away from the subject.
     
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    Having looked at it, I'd go with an all b&w image. But as I said: it's just a personal preference, not any rule that needs to be followed or anything :) Composition and everything else I like about it.
     

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