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JAS_Photo
10-13-2014, 12:58 PM
The topaz suite of filters has added a new one to the list, Impressions. It consists of a series of painterly options for your photos. I may never do another straight photograph again. ;)

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3934/15523152395_deb714dda5_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/pDJdox)

"Topaz Impression" Test (https://flic.kr/p/pDJdox) by Jacqueline A. Sheen Photography (https://www.flickr.com/people/31784210@N07/), on Flickr

Runmonty
10-13-2014, 07:12 PM
Certainly gives an interesting effect. I do like it although I am not too sure I would want to use it too often.

A fun play may be if you used this as new layer in Photoshop over the original and then reduced the opacity. Kind of like an Orton effect except rather than a blurry layer using this type of layer.

JAS_Photo
10-13-2014, 08:35 PM
Actually, you can make that sort of adjustment right in the filter itself. :)

Michaelaw
10-13-2014, 10:59 PM
Cool effect. I've been tempted to order some of the stuff they email me. Some of it is too interesting to unsubscribe from their list :headslap: