That Doesn't Look Like A Photo

Challenge #24 in the Technology Enabling Art series. Hosted by ProfHankD.
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This is a challenge for photos that have been post-processed to not look like photos. It could be something as simple as a posterization or as complex as a custom "art filter." Your entry must include some text describing how you post-processed the image.
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Beaver Lake
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Submitted: Sunday, 24th June, 2012 13:32 (GMT)
Taken: Saturday, 23rd June, 2012
Focal length: 20 mm
Shutter speed: 1/125 sec
Aperture: F5.6
ISO: 125
Notes: I started with the watercolor filter in photoshop, and kept playing with other filters (including various blurs) on different layers, using masks to include and keep out portions of those layers. Also cloned out distracting elements, played with curves, color adjustment layers, etc. I don't have a set work flow - I just start playing and see where it leads me and what appeals to me at the moment.
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