Dramatic Light: Hand Coloring

Challenge #14 in the Ways of Seeing series. Hosted by jezsik.
Challenge has finished
A hundred years ago, to create a color photograph required painting a black and white print by hand. At the turn of the century, a few practitioners still remained, carrying out their arcane art in a world overrun with color film. While hand coloring prints is practically a lost art today, you can achieve a similar effect digitally ... without having to resort to special filters and plug-ins. With a B&W image in your editing software, create one or more transparent layers. Apply selective color on the layer. Adjust the layer blends to achieve the desired look. Submit your best "hand colored" image. Refer to the sample image and check out the additional rules.
Show full rules
submission
phase has
ended
53 entries
voting
phase has
ended
1241 votes
Fashion Statement
by Kivi
Click here for full size original image
22nd place
2.582
 
low
high
BW image, colored in Photoshop using 5 fill layers
Camera:
Lens:
Submitted: Sunday, 25th October, 2009 16:32 (GMT)
Taken: Saturday, 19th July, 2003
Focal length: 53 mm
Shutter speed: 1/1250 sec
Aperture: F4.5
ISO: 200
Notes:
Views: 943
Provide complaint details
Your complaint (along with the complaints of others regarding this entry) will be reviewed by the challenge owner. Depending upon the nature and applicability of the complaint, the entry may be disqualified. In extreme circumstances the user who submitted the entry may receive a ban from the challenge or series in question.
Reason:
Comments:
Saving ...
Complain
Keyboard shortcuts:
p previous n next c challenge f full size r retract vote # vote