ARCHIVE 526 – TREE TRUNK AND LEAF (MONO + COLOUR)

 

 


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Tree in the grounds of Chew Valley Lake, a reservoir in Somerset; 14 Sept 2009.

I’ve taken this image into SEP2, added lots of contrast and structure, and then re-introduced colour into the leaf.  Converting an image to mono and then re-introducing colour to selected elements of it is very easily done in SEP2 and, of course, most easily done where, as in this image, one part of the composition is of a very different colour to the rest.

Click onto the image to open a larger version in a separate window – recommended.

Technique: D700 with 70-300 Nikkor lens at 210mm; 6400 ISO; converted to mono in Silver Efex Pro 2, with selective restoration of colour.

 

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About Adrian Lewis
Photographer - using mono, colour and combinations of the two - many types of subject, including Minimalism, landscapes, abstracts, soft colour, people, movement, nature - I like to be adventurous, trying new ideas, working in multiple genres. And I've a weakness for Full English Breakfasts and Duvel golden ale, though not necessarily together.

10 Responses to ARCHIVE 526 – TREE TRUNK AND LEAF (MONO + COLOUR)

  1. What a striking image!!

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  2. Goff James says:

    Hi, Adrian. Thanks for another great image. I have reblogged; scheduled for Wednesday. Best Regards.

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  3. Sonali Dalal says:

    Two eyes are staring!

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  4. krikitarts says:

    Adrian, I’m really surprised that you didn’t rotate this. Those are certainly eyes for those of us with the gift of pareidolia. Terrific abstract.

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