Wild Rose Leaves

© Michele M. Preste

Wild Rose Leaves

Uploaded: September 28, 2005


Photo taken with a lensbaby; b&w conversion done with the Channel Mixer


Michele M. Preste September 28, 2005

Here is the original photo #318112

Richard Lynch September 29, 2005

I am currently working on similar things...shots in nature with very short depth-of-field. Channel mixer is an interesting tool, but I have been experimenting with moving channels into layers and adjusting layer MODE to the advantage of the image -- something channel mixer will not do. Calculations comes close, but is inflexible. I tried converting your color image using my B&W conversion method, and enhanced it with a levels correction to take full advantage of the tonal range and added a little soft focus and sharpening. See what you think. A little more impressionist, perhaps, but it pulls in the other leaves rather than loosing them in the shadow. #1898363

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