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Uploaded: 09/14/09 11:30 PM GMT
The Branching Tree
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Started off as colour. Played around with curves and saturation in monochrome, and added a burn and dodge layer to bring out the detail at the bottom and a darker top area. Thanks for stopping by. Comments welcome. :-)

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.coram9
09/15/09 6:00 AM GMT
Very 'Pan's Labyrinth'. I like what you have done, it accentuates the roughness of the bark and the starkness against the bright sky, just as I would have viewed the scene. The curved flaying branches look quite animated.
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::nigelmoore
09/16/09 6:44 AM GMT
This is nicely observed Richard, you did well to spot the potential. Using black and white has brought out the textures in the bark and upped the character.
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"A camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera." Dorothea Lange
joeysparadise
09/17/09 12:29 AM GMT
10/10 VB just now, outstanding and unique in its own right! You really did well with this one! Love the lines and use of B/W!!!
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~~~~~~~Photographematis de Deus Facturae ~~~~~~~~. IF I VOTE ON YOUR IMAGE YOU WILL RECEIVE A 10/10. Why? Because every capture of life around us or artificial generation of color and lines is unique and special.
.holliscdl
09/18/09 2:17 AM GMT
Very creative-Good work!
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.wayne15575
09/18/09 4:38 AM GMT
Awesome flow of motion and nice touch with the black and whilte. works perfect for this capture.
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.Nukeman
09/18/09 12:13 AM GMT
Boy that tree has been around for a while, nice shot.
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