2016 Post #26

August 27, 2016  •  Leave a Comment

A week or so ago I had the pleasure of visiting friends in the Chicago area.  Since he is also a photographer, we had great fun together for several days.  One of the places we visited was the Chicago Botanic Garden.  It contained a display called "Blossoms and Butterflies". The display was outdoors and the sun shone brightly.  Here is one image which I chose to use in my "Creative Photography" class this semester:

​In the class I needed an image I could hand color.  So I changed this image to black and white and cropped the image to get to this point:

This image works pretty well by itself as a B & W image.  I have done two versions of it as a hand colored print; one colored realistically and one colored psychedelic.  I used water cooler pencils followed by a fine brush of water.

But I wanted to go farther.  So I tried inverting the black and white image and really liked what turned out:

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Happy Shooting!

 

 


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