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kat
06-03-2009, 03:23 PM
I was very excited to see the new podcast. For the longest time I wanted to know how to do this but never could. First go at a photo that really didn't do much for me but thought would be good for this technique. I'm soooo excited here. Gonna be a long night tonight!


Thank you marko and dwayneoaks for showing us this!



http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3395/3593129670_1d4c52e55d_o.jpg

Marko
06-03-2009, 03:47 PM
My pleasure but i do recommend listening to the podcast instead of just following the instructions in the body of the blog post. I know you listened kat. ( http://www.photography.ca/blog/?p=383 )

Both Michael Orton and Darwin Wiggett gave excellent insight into the technique during the interview.

Barefoot
06-03-2009, 05:58 PM
Well, I guess the "Kat's" outta the bag now. ;)

kat
06-03-2009, 06:11 PM
Ha ha! I tell yah. Having fun here. But like the podcast states..there's some limitations. :) Kat is having fun!!!

kat
06-03-2009, 06:32 PM
Ha ha..this is the BEAST! And this will be all folks! Out of flickr room..lol

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2458/3593622440_566cc699b1_o.jpg

Ben H
06-03-2009, 07:02 PM
I didn't even know this had a "proper" name - I've been using a variation of this technique for a long time - in fact, it's one of my function keys, I have a few image treatments as actions set so I can quickly visualize some options on images.

The one I most use is to duplicate the image, desaturate it, gaussian blur it, set layer mode to overlay and reduce the opacity to taste.

Doesn't work for everything, but can be quite nice from time to time when you want some "flavour"...

kat
06-03-2009, 07:04 PM
I didn't even know this had a "proper" name - I've been using a variation of this technique for a long time - in fact, it's one of my function keys, I have a few image treatments as actions set so I can quickly visualize some options on images.

The one I most use is to duplicate the image, desaturate it, gaussian blur it, set layer mode to overlay and reduce the opacity to taste.

Doesn't work for everything, but can be quite nice from time to time when you want some "flavour"...

I definately have to set some functions..not to sure how to do that yet but it would come in handy!!!!

kat
06-04-2009, 11:17 AM
Nope..a couple of more. :wall-an: Ahh..for the next couple of weeks I won't be posting. Moving and no internet nor time!


http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3330/3594594407_fefe6c0052_o.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3643/3594594287_44a4c65200_o.jpg

kat
06-04-2009, 11:18 AM
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3585/3595401728_8d76510351_o.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3351/3595401630_53352f8663_o.jpg

Marko
06-04-2009, 11:53 AM
Nice images - Kat got a new 'toy' :)

JAS_Photo
06-04-2009, 12:19 PM
Great images, Kat!

kat
06-04-2009, 02:38 PM
Thank you! :)

Mad Aussie
06-04-2009, 03:37 PM
Love that sunset ... nominated that one. The lake ... ehhh not sure it's an image that needed Orton .... Leaf shot looks great though. Last again ... ok but ehhh.

Happy moving Kat.

kat
06-04-2009, 03:41 PM
Love that sunset ... nominated that one. The lake ... ehhh not sure it's an image that needed Orton .... Leaf shot looks great though. Last again ... ok but ehhh.

Happy moving Kat.

Thanks for the vote! Ha ha..yah. I couldn't believe the sunset I got..second day I got here. Loved them ever since :) This Orton can sure bring sa change to a photo!! Sometimes I'll really like then other times I'm not to sure..I have a hard time loosing such sharpness but gaining those colors!!


Yay..moving! I'll keep you all in mind as I'm lugging my stuff :eek:

Mad Aussie
06-04-2009, 03:44 PM
Like me and HDR Merge at the moment (and my Wide Angle lens), I'm sure you'll go overboard with it all until you loose the novelty a bit and learn what images are better suited to it or not. Good way to learn.

Where are you moving to? Bigger town?

kat
06-04-2009, 03:59 PM
Nope. Same little town. Just now we can actually put our money into something..

So..more winter and less summer for a while :(

stormyseas
06-04-2009, 07:46 PM
Yes those images are amazing. I love that technique