The Shadow Knows

Challenge #2 in the Technology Enabling Art series. Hosted by ProfHankD.
Challenge has finished
Tone mapping has been a well-respected artistic tool at least since Ansel Adam's book "The Print" -- but it required a set of darkroom techniques that were difficult to master. Now tone mapping is possible in-camera using contrast and exposure settings, shadow adjustment, etc. Image editing software on a computer allows even more complex transformations: HDR (High Dynamic Range) processing, levels adjustments, retinex, dodge/burn, etc. The challenge here is to use tone mapping to make a photograph express your artistic vision rather than what the camera literally saw.
Show full rules
submission
phase has
ended
179 entries
voting
phase has
ended
2686 votes
The Slope
Entry has been withdrawn
3rd place
3.029
 
low
high
Camera:
Lens:
Submitted: Sunday, 28th June, 2009 15:46 (GMT)
Taken: Thursday, 18th June, 2009
Focal length: 20.1 mm
Shutter speed: 1/200 sec
Aperture: F4.7
ISO: 200
Notes: The red and green channels are interchanged; plus RGB curve adjustments.
Views: 1237
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