serene mood

© Elena Davydova

serene mood

Uploaded: January 23, 2017 18:43:32 | Entered: January 23, 2017 18:48:53


Believe it or not, the subject was an eucalyptus tree, its coloured bark grabbed my attention since it looked perfect for an impressionistic image. White balance was tweaked a little bit into the blue-purple direction, but not really too much. Does it create a tranquil feeling?


Harvey A. Ravitch January 24, 2017

Yes, I love the feel here..Wonderful shapes, color tones, & the feel of movement.. #1678294

Elena Davydova January 24, 2017

Thank you, Harvey! I am glad it conveys the feelings #11556825

John Koepfer @PresentPleasures January 24, 2017

Love the colors and the post work how ever slight works well Elena!!! I would say that it does have a tranquil feel!! #11556997

Elena Davydova January 24, 2017

Thank you, John! That's how I wanted it to feel, happy to hear that it works this way! There was actually very little of postprocessing work (I am not good at that anyway!), I made it a little bit lighter, added a little bit of contrast and tweaked wb a little bit to the blue/purple side, oh, and changed orientation to landscape :) I wanted it to look like a mini dreamscape. so far no one was able to figure out what it was originally, but does it really matter?? :) #11556998

John Koepfer @PresentPleasures February 28, 2017

Congratulations Elena, a super finalist!! Good luck in the gold round!!! #11566197

Elena Davydova March 01, 2017

Thank you John! :) #11567249

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