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The Monolith

NIKON D50 1/400 second F/5.6 157 mm (35mm equiv.)

Nick Chase from Santa Rosa, California, United States

I dont know how you get those colors, but sure want to.

21 Feb 2007 4:44pm

@Nick Chase: I use NIK Color Efex Pro 2.0 and the "cross processing" filter. I then burn-in the image in PS followed by the "darken" filter in NIK.

Alfredo J. Martiz J. from Tokyo, Japan

Beautiful Colors Craig, gives you this painting feeling!

21 Feb 2007 5:27pm

Peter Martin Jorgensen from Aalborg, Denmark

Nice shot and kinda abstract. It really stood out on vfxy.

21 Feb 2007 6:20pm

Adiemus from Christchurch, New Zealand

awesome - love the colours and texture (will have a go on ps - thanx for putting how you did it up!)

21 Feb 2007 9:03pm

Martine Lapointe from Québec, Canada

Interesting treatment and splendids colors!

22 Feb 2007 3:29am

objectif-plume from Belgium

une composition idéale!

22 Feb 2007 5:31am

Chris Sullivan from Melbourne, Australia

Very cool, reminds me of the earlier surrealist type photos you had going with factories. This one is up there with those, love the style; great stuff!

22 Feb 2007 7:38am

Angry Buddha from United States

Cue Also Sprach Zarathustra. Great colors and textures. What a beautiful shot.

22 Feb 2007 1:44pm

kaveh from TEHRAN, Iran

nice capture! but i am thinking what is this?

22 Feb 2007 9:36pm

Craig Persel from Montreal, Canada

Part of the fun of photography - at least for me - is in creating images that are a bit mysterious as to their origin or nature. However, in this case, I'll break my rule and explain. It is a wooden board sticking in the ground at a construction site in the Montreal airport. I shot it through the window (which had a mesh sunscreen over it) with a rising morning sun and clouds. I blurred the background, applied a cross-processing filter, burned-in the image slightly, applied a darken filter and added a minimal canvas texture.

22 Feb 2007 9:59pm

elaine from paris, France

oh! great texture color and title and sky.....great !

22 Feb 2007 11:25pm

Daniel from United States

Interesting texture. Reminiscent of 2001 a space odessy.

23 Feb 2007 2:11am

Art Monkey from Salt Spring Island, Canada

the screen makes it look like a canvas, very interesting work

23 Feb 2007 2:12am

Stu from Kyoto, Japan

wow. love this one Craig. very imaginative shot.

23 Feb 2007 3:20am

Duncan Galbraith from kyoto, Japan

I adore the texture and overall look here Craig. Those colours are sublime. Thanks so much for the processing rundown too.

23 Feb 2007 5:07am

Prashanth from Bengalooru, India

Wow!! amazing work...

23 Feb 2007 10:14am

Nicolas from Paris, France

wow !!!

24 Feb 2007 10:46am

H.O from Victoria, Canada

Beautiful work Craig :)

24 Feb 2007 6:33pm

NIKON D50
1/400 second
F/5.6
157 mm (35mm equiv.)

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monolith