Posted by Craig Persel (Montreal, Canada) on 8 March 2007 in People & Portrait.
Looks some musician's album art. Nice take!
8 Mar 2007 12:42pm
Wow, this is amazing! Love your work man! You bring more to the table than just processing and images! You bring a concept! (like you didn't already know that) :0)
8 Mar 2007 1:02pm
Very mysterious...looks like the cover of a detective novel or movie.
8 Mar 2007 2:00pm
Excellent. Your self portraits are always well taken.
8 Mar 2007 2:39pm
mysterious, indeed, i like the effects...
8 Mar 2007 3:08pm
I love your work! Good job with creating a mysterious atmosphere with this one. The eyes are very compelling.
8 Mar 2007 3:18pm
You are mysterious Mr. Persel, if that is indeed your real name. Once again great processing.
8 Mar 2007 3:25pm
Wow! Nice to meet you here, just like a character of a black movie!
8 Mar 2007 10:18pm
Interesting, how did you do it?
8 Mar 2007 10:37pm
@Ben: 1. contrast adjustment
2. midnight sepia filter (NIK)
3. dodge a few areas
4. desaturate slightly
5. fog filter (NIK)
Such a smashing London in the smog type image...
Criminally well done..:)..Dear Watson..
8 Mar 2007 10:51pm
@Steve H: Thanks Steve ... especially considering London is my favorite place on the planet. :-)
Looks like the old comic book character "The Shadow": "Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men...?"
9 Mar 2007 12:50am
Really cool self portrait, I agree that it looks like some sort of album art!
9 Mar 2007 1:18am
Each time, it appears much more the last time! Very well done and always original!
9 Mar 2007 2:50am
Wow this is good processing. Excellent.
9 Mar 2007 2:58am
Very nice image.
9 Mar 2007 4:35am
Hahahah ... this is fantastic. I've never seen such a variety of self-portraits.
9 Mar 2007 5:15am
mysterious! good job Craig!
9 Mar 2007 6:42am
9 Mar 2007 11:02am
your Self portraits are always incredibly creative Craig. inspiring stuff.
9 Mar 2007 11:59am
Sherlock Homes? Great shot!
9 Mar 2007 1:09pm
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9 Mar 2007 5:36pm
You have some really, really neat pictures. :)
10 Mar 2007 12:38am
Cool self portrait. Very nice!
10 Mar 2007 6:35am
Brilliant! It did cross my mind that this pic reminds me of Peter Sellers in inspecteur garb
11 Mar 2007 9:27am
yet another fabulous image - I'd love to know what you do for a day job! No doubt your creativity is a major aspect of whatever you do! Your ability to view the world from outside of the square provides for thought provoking captures of life..
13 Mar 2007 7:19pm
@ginger: Actually, I'm director of research for a traumatic brain injury rehabilitation company in the US. A very analytical job. However, I'm also in charge of our company website, newsletters, publications and educational materials which provides some creative outlet. But ... photography is my primary artistic endeavor. :-) Thanks. Craig
well - you got me there! I love that quirky aspect of life where our preconceptions are inevitably twisted by our own perspective... and how good it is to expose them to another's reality. Your work sounds as though an artistic outlet would be essential.. and you easily could find yourself exploring another profession if you so choose!
16 Mar 2007 11:14pm
@ginger: Thanks for your confidence in my work! :-))
ak ak. You're make me scare, Craig...;-)
21 Mar 2007 3:16am
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