Is this a photograph?

Started Jan 21, 2014 | Discussions thread
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Re: Is this a photograph?
In reply to LMNCT, Jan 22, 2014

I used the 'glowing edges' filter plus changes to brightness and contrast to achieve this effect. I know its not a masterpiece of either art or photography but it did change a very boring original photograph into 'something different'. IMO photography can be more than just capturing a scene as it was and experimenting with some of the artistic filters in photoshop can produce some enexpected and stunning effects.

On the other hand, I hate overdone HDR and wouldn't like to see a preponderence of this type of treatment. Natural lighting is still the best.

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