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Screen-Filtered Portraits
Posted By: Sailor, 02-16-2008, 03:01 PM

On Valentine's day, my grandaughter was looking out our front window and I grabbed some shots of her from outside. I rather like the ethereal effect of the screen on the completely unsharpened images. What do others think?



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02-16-2008, 03:22 PM   #2
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I really like the effect. The second one looks like it was printed on canvas. Just a bit washed out. I think its cool.
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I was just playing with the canvas effect in Gimp, and these look canvas'ed.
My fav is the first one, would make a good poster.
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That first one is excellent, definitely a keeper.

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I like it, I would do it again and put a polarizing filter on so you dont show up in the picture.
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If the vertical lines and the reflection in the first picture were eliminated it would be a winner!
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Great effect. This is clever way to enhance a photograph.

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Thanks folks, for the kind and helpful replies.

Actually, I'm embarrased to say, I didn't notice the reflection until after the image was posted.

I'll try this again, sometime, and drag out one of my polarizers from my film days. I do like the screen effect however, although - as I continue to forget - applying this sort of thing via post processing probably makes more sense. Still, I enjoy getting effects from what's at hand when I can.


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