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onOne & Nik

Posted by
john4jack (Corvallis, Oregon, United States) on 7 August 2010 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

In using onOne's PhotoFrame, I have been playing with reducing the opacity of the frame to allow some of the photograph to shine through.
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NOTE: yesterday's B&W was not a conversion of the previous day's color shot. The conversion was of a separate photograph.

NIKON D300 1/40 second F/10.0 ISO 1250 157 mm (35mm equiv.)

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

Really a nice frame for this shot

7 Aug 2010 5:03am

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

I like how the frame works. Seeing the image bleed through is nice. The green works well with the tones of the flowers.

7 Aug 2010 5:42am

Dulcie from Danville, CA, United States

I like the translucence with the texture showing...that adds another dimension to the image.
Nice experimenting you are doing lately, Jack.

7 Aug 2010 5:52am

rem_la from Villiers, France

superbe composition !

7 Aug 2010 5:53am

MK from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

great treatment, got an antic feel to it

7 Aug 2010 6:22am

QB from Canada

I like the vignetting, as the curves of the oval make a lovely contrast with the straight lines of the wood. The green of the frame matches the green leaves perfectly, but I wonder if desaturating that green might work a bit better. It's quite a strong effect, as is. I'm torn as to whether it's overpowering or not.

Mind you, I'm not against strong effects. I'm just not used to seeing them on your blog. The experimentation is always worth the risk, though, I think. Certainly in this case.

And it was clear that yesterday's image was not the same as the one before it. But they were similar enough to warrant comparison, I thought. We really didn't think you were cheating by posting the same image twice. :) ;)

7 Aug 2010 6:27am

@QB: The actual color was picked from one of the leaves. With onOne's PhotoFrame, it's easy to desaturate it. For what it's worth, I often do a monochrome version of a prior color shot.

Zora Zoé - sichtbar fotogrativ from Berlin, Germany

successful artwork :-)

7 Aug 2010 6:58am

Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Excellent choice flowering and friend Jack! A photograph romantic and delicious!. A good editing job very creative and artistic! Best regards. Muchos besos amigo!

7 Aug 2010 7:33am

Pavan Kaul from Mumbai, India

Beautiful color and treatment Jack!

7 Aug 2010 7:53am

Marie LC from France

an artwork very flashy !

7 Aug 2010 8:54am

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

10 stars...so stunning, I'd put it on the wall and sigh, wonderful Jack

7 Aug 2010 11:06am

rokhsana from tehran, Iran

interesting framing

7 Aug 2010 11:17am

pixator from kerman, Iran

Nice shot !

7 Aug 2010 12:15pm

Wild Mustang Photography from Carlisle, United States

Stunning work!!! beautiful composition and color! Nice framing! Superb!

7 Aug 2010 12:35pm

tataray from france, France

Magnifique compo... et superbe contraste de couleurs. ))

7 Aug 2010 12:57pm

Susan from Pompano Beach, FL, USA from Pompano Beach, United States

Looks great......but might like it more with a more subdued green on the vignette.....

7 Aug 2010 2:01pm

don from spokane, United States

The special frame is an interesting addition. Lovely flower shot to begin with.

7 Aug 2010 2:44pm

Manola from Bassens, France

nice... very nice..;-)))))

7 Aug 2010 3:03pm

Isidro from Barcelona, Spain

exquisita y elegante presentacion, muy bonita!

7 Aug 2010 5:12pm

LauraS from Chico, United States

Very nicely framed, Jack. Elegant colors on these delicate flowers. Well done.

7 Aug 2010 6:49pm

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

What an intriguing idea, to allow the form of the flowers to show through the frame. Lovely work Jack

7 Aug 2010 9:04pm

Elena Kotrotsou from Drossia, Greece

Great composition

7 Aug 2010 10:58pm

Macrobaby from Vancouver, Canada

Your processing abilities are so nice. A simple photograph turned into a work of art. Very lovely!

7 Aug 2010 11:24pm

@Macrobaby: Thank you.

QB from Victoria, Canada

@john4jack: re: monochrome conversions: if the shot looks remotely worth saving, I'll try it monochrome. It has shocked me how many shots that are poor in colour turn out rather remarkably in b&w. But that's probably because I'm too timid when I work in colour... I need to learn to use all the crayons, as you put it, which is one of the reasons I love to look at what other people are experimenting with. I'm enjoying your archives quite a lot.

8 Aug 2010 1:27am

@QB: Thank you. I still have a bias toward B&W.

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A cool experiment gone right. I like it.

8 Aug 2010 2:40am

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

very tasteful processing and compo . love it :)

8 Aug 2010 3:37am

Seraphine from San Francisco, United States

i love how you selected your color and highlighted it with such a beautiful rich green.

8 Aug 2010 4:22am

Formerly Known as MontereyJohn from Waterbury, Connecticut, United States

Someone has the processing hoo-do going here! Nice.

8 Aug 2010 4:54am

✿ Anina ✿ from Auckland, New Zealand

Oh yes!! This is beautiful! I love the processing!

8 Aug 2010 10:36am

Anita from West Nottingham, United States

I think the reduced opacity works well--might try reducing even more.

9 Aug 2010 3:02pm

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

very pretty!

9 Aug 2010 5:12pm

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Beautiful flowers. I don't know if the frame is nice.

10 Aug 2010 1:08pm

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

I just love it..don,t ask why...very beautiful..lovely work...

19 Aug 2010 3:08am