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Old Apr-26-2012, 09:07 AM
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DSS101 - Texture Options
We had some nice weather over the weekend, so I had to get out. Needless to say, there was texture everywhere! Titles are still a work in progress. Any suggestions are welcome.

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#2 Lillies


#3 Downtown


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#5 Horsetail Forest


#6 Under the Bridge


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Old Apr-26-2012, 09:15 AM
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I love #4!
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Old Apr-26-2012, 10:35 AM
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I like #7 too
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Old Apr-26-2012, 08:00 PM
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I like #3 and #7.
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Old Apr-27-2012, 11:42 AM
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I like number 7, but it's a little bit dark
Old Apr-27-2012, 01:45 PM
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I really like numbers 1 and 4. I wonder what number 1 would look like as a mask layer over another image?
Old Apr-28-2012, 02:08 PM
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I really like numbers 6 and 7. Effective juxtaposition of textures and subjects. The low key exposures work fine for me - they actually make the plant/weed leaves stand out! Very cool.
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Old Apr-29-2012, 02:55 PM
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Votes for 1 and 7
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Old Apr-29-2012, 03:08 PM
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#7. It's got nice light and the textures on the timbers are really cool.
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Old Apr-29-2012, 03:31 PM
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I love #1. Would like to see it sharpened with a bit more contrast to see if it brings out more detail.
Old Apr-29-2012, 04:21 PM
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I really like #1 the best...visually interesting, unique take on theme; I like the "inner glow" feeling you created. GP
Old Apr-30-2012, 12:24 AM
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Thanks for all of the great feedback! I am still torn. I like all of them for different reasons.

Sandi, I tried upping the contrast and sharpening to bring out the texture, but I was not satisfied with the results. I may play with it some more tomorrow, but I am not expecting to have much time.

#6 and 7 are blackberry vines growing up an old railroad trestle. The last sunlight was catching the leaves. And I really liked the contrast of the green and the black of the creosote (sp?) on the logs.

Here is a comparison of #7 slightly brightened. Better or not?

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#7a


And here are a couple of others taken at the same time. Do either of these appeal more?

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