Blue

Uploaded: December 05, 2007

Description


Actually shot with film, scanned, and retouched.

(12/20) I thought would add a tip since the "mood" of this photo is what really makes it. This was actually taken outdoors with Tungsten balanced film. When used in "daylight" will give a blue cast. These days the effect can be produced much easier with digital cameras. Just adjust your white balance for interior light while you are taking photos outside and you will produce the same blue type effect. I think many users just leave the white balance on auto when you can alter your visual interpretations by simply mixing it up a bit. Try it sometime!


Comments

Cyn Valentine December 05, 2007

Fantastic James...wonderful comp and color..love it!! #801933

Laura Kalcheff December 06, 2007

Very classy! #5174166

James Quantz Jr. December 06, 2007

Thanks Cyn & Laura! #5176060

Patrick Rouzes December 07, 2007

WOW,phenomenal pov, colors, comp & mood captured here!!! Fantastic work on this, James!!!

Captivating gallery also!!! #5180741

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton December 09, 2007

Niiiiiiiice!! #5189515

Sherry Sturgis December 10, 2007

Magnificant tone and mood! Love the blues ♫ #5192083

Elizabeth A. Marker level-deluxe December 17, 2007

Love the mood of this wonderful image! #5221171

James Quantz Jr. December 20, 2007

Thanks Patrick, Philippe, Sherry, and Liz! #5234541

Renee Doyle level-classic December 21, 2007

Awesome work!!!!! The tungsten wb is perfect for this James! #5240521

January 23, 2008

I like the mood of this photo,.. a SOUTHERN approach.. thanks for the info
about how to create the blue tone. Good info! #5380261

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe January 26, 2008

Excellent work James; congrats on your Finalist! Jeff #5398736

Patrick Rouzes January 27, 2008

CONGRATULATIONS,my friend!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #5403014

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