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Gradient Harbor

Posted by
Jerry (Tampa, United States) on 26 April 2007 in Abstract & Conceptual.

This is a play on an image of a beautiful harbor on the inter coastal waters of Madeira Beach.

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Canon EOS 30D 1/250 second F/4.5 ISO 100 200 mm

Ken McCoy from Orlando-Daytona Beach, FL, United States

Very interesting... how did you get this effect?

26 Apr 2007 11:47am

@Ken McCoy: Hey Ken! In Photoshop CS2 - Image - Adjustments - Gradient Map - lot of options once you get here - try it out, you will have fun professor!!! :-))

Jen from Jessup, United States

Cool looks like a negative of the picture...nice ps work!!

26 Apr 2007 5:18pm

@Jen: Thanks Jen - always appreciate the encouragement!!! :-))

Marsha from Redmond, United States

Kind of funky, interesting funky though!

26 Apr 2007 7:19pm

@Marsha: Thanks Marsha! I always been fascinated with the gradient map adjustment and "funky" is the perfect description!!!

Will from United States

Great shot, it looks so busy! It looks like you did a septal effect with a negative photo, but everything is crazy! Really neat shot! The water looks really cool, almost like mercury!

26 Apr 2007 7:46pm

@Will: Thanks Will! I appreciate the review! Actually is a gradient map adjustment - lots of varieties of color combinations....thanks again! :-))

Kaushal from Netherlands

Looks does it look in monochrome? :) Thanks for your comments Jerry!

26 Apr 2007 7:56pm

@Kaushal: Thanks Kaushal! And you are most welcome!

aaxan from Tokyo, Japan

very nice and funky. did you invert the color of the PIC?

26 Apr 2007 8:59pm

@aaxan: Thanks aaxan! I used an Image adjustment in PhotoShop CS2 called gradient map...

amy from Rocky Mountain House, Canada

SOOOOO COOL! Love the processing. FABULOUS image!

26 Apr 2007 9:36pm

@amy: Thanks amy - you ROCK!!!!

Laurie from New Jersey, United States

Looks almost like infrared. Interesting effect. I see a few boats there that I would like to have.

26 Apr 2007 11:58pm

@Laurie: Thanks Laurie! It was a gradient map adjustment....Yes, I'd like to have a few of those boats too....

Rahul from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

This really looks like a negative with a little sepia effects. COOL processing Jerry. :-)

27 Apr 2007 4:27am

@Rahul: Thanks Rahul - always great to hear from you! I actually used an Image adjustment called gradient map....

objectif-P from Belgium

j'aime beaucoup cette image

27 Apr 2007 4:40am

@objectif-P: merci beaucoup mon ami!!!

Olaide from Fort Collins, United States

simply beautiful

27 Apr 2007 5:32am

@Olaide: Thank you Olaide! :-))

purelysnow from Chengdu, China

I'm not sure why, but this makes me think of Gilligan's Island. It's definitely a busy photo, but there's still a calm element to it as if everyone's in their boats taking a siesta.

27 Apr 2007 5:55am

@purelysnow: Thanks purelysnow - that's a great take - Gilligan's Island!

Iceman from Pune, India

Great Image!

27 Apr 2007 8:11am

@Iceman: Thanks Iceman! I appreciate the encouragement!

Sarah from Gainesville, United States

Neat processing!

27 Apr 2007 10:49am

@Sarah: Thanks Sarah! Just having fun!!! :-)) Love your niece!!!

Angry Buddha from United States

Interesting and cool.

27 Apr 2007 12:56pm

@Angry Buddha: AB - I thank you! having fun with Photoshop!

Yanle from Singapore

haha i'm gonna try this out one day! i love the variety of things i can do with photoshop

27 Apr 2007 1:33pm

@Yanle: Thanks Yanle - it is amazing program that allows you to be creative in countless ways!!!

Shuva Brata Deb from Hyderabad, India

Nice title to the subject and post processing :-)

27 Apr 2007 2:02pm

@Shuva Brata Deb: Thanks Shuva! Much appreciated!

Reza from Montreal, Canada

Nice post processing Jerry. Sometimes I really enjoy palying photoshop effects ;)

27 Apr 2007 8:21pm

@Reza: Thanks Reza - The fun is really endless with photoshop!

Alain from Paris, France

Interesting picture! Nice work Jerry!

27 Apr 2007 9:44pm

@Alain: Merci mon ami!

Canon EOS 30D
1/250 second
ISO 100
200 mm