Monday, 17 September 2012

Photograph or Painting - Colour or Mono

Occasionally I'll take a picture that may be ok as a photograph but for me it would make an excellent basis for a painting. This image of a pair of Cedar trees reflected in the lake is a case in point. I can see this as a watercolour in soft pastel shades. Unfortunately I have zero ability when it comes to wielding a paintbrush so this image will stay as a photograph. Am I tempted to cheat by 'artifying' it using photoshoppery or 'art' type filters? Certainly not.

Croome Park Cedars

An alternative that I do like is this monochrome rendition:

Croome Park Cedars
Taken with my pocket S95.

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