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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Portrait of Self
by bus352
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Self-portrait converted from color. CS5-PS to use high contrast, then processed using low contrast to create the 'gray' tone. Also applied curves and some noise to simulate a charcoal-like drawing. The texture isn't as smooth as I'd like to be.
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Submitted: Monday, 25th June, 2012 04:20 (GMT)
Taken: Thursday, 22nd October, 2009
Focal length: 14.3 mm
Shutter speed: 1/15 sec
Aperture: F2.8
ISO: 400
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