Water Lilies, No. 1

© John D. Jones

Water Lilies, No. 1

Natasha Ursula Pyle 7/9/2006 2:04:14 PM

I really like this one. The color, comp and the technique have given this a nice mood! Will you share what filter you used to achieve this look?
:) #480587

John D. Jones 7/9/2006 2:31:55 PM

Hi Natasha,
I'm on vacation and don't have the original image on my laptop. But the original image was pretty humdrum becuase it was a hot-humid day. I used glowing edges in Photoshop, which gives a rather bizzare effect. But then used Invert Color under adjustments. That gave the 'pastel/color drawing effect.' I've used that combination before on several other images. I then used a colorization filter in the Nik Color Filters set together with a graduated coffee filter to give the final appearance.
The glowing edges/invert color combination doesn't work with all images, but when it does it gives a very nice effect.
Glad you like the shot. #3004645

Jagadeesh Dev 8/17/2006 7:08:23 AM

I just saw this photo in the DD and really love it! Great job. #3176144

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