What annoyed you today?MACRO/CLOSE UP CHAT - for...Macro/ Close Up PollMY FAVOURITE ..... CHAT ...MACRO / CLOSE UP ENTRIES...Photoshop subscriptionMY FAVOURITE ..... ENTRY...POLL-FLORA MONOCHROMEPoll for GLASSGLASS - ENTRY thread - t...CHAT-FLORA MONOCHROME-Wee...ENTRIES-FLORA MONOCHROME-...1Dx Mk3GLASS chat thread - th...POLL DECONSTRUCTEDDeconstructed - ENTRIES 2...

Author Topic: Who Needs A Camera?  (Read 489 times)

Offline ABERS

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 2195
    • Black and White Images by Alan Abercrombie
Who Needs A Camera?
« on: October 17, 2013, 08:43:24 AM »


I've been messing around the past few days with leaves and other things found in the garden, not photographing them but scanning them. It's not something new, there are books written on the technique, and I've dabbled with it in the past, but I was surprised that with the right subject, what could be achieved.

It was quite an interesting exercise with a little PS and L/room finagling. I've built up a small portfolio of such images, which, when printed up and presented in the right way could make an interesting panel of pictures.

When you watch Antiques Roadshow quite often somebody turns up with a huge book containing hand drawn coloured illustrations of flora and fauna from around the world, and this reminded me of that.

I'm off down the garden centre to see what exotic leaves I can nick off the plants down there to expand the collection.



« Last Edit: October 17, 2013, 08:52:52 AM by ABERS »



Offline Reinardina

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 3993
  • Still trying to master photography.
Re: Who Needs A Camera?
« Reply #1 on: October 17, 2013, 08:54:57 AM »
Great results Alan!
__________________
Reinardina.

Beauty is bought by judgment of the eye.
Shakespeare. (Love's Labours Lost.)

 

latest Posts

Subject Board Views/Replies Member Date & Time
xx What annoyed you today? General Discussion 615297/3947 Jediboy Last post May 29, 2020, 09:04:55 PM
xx MACRO/CLOSE UP CHAT - for weekly comp 17-24/05/2020 International Weekly Comp Entries 167/4 jinky Last post May 29, 2020, 07:08:56 AM
xx Macro/ Close Up Poll International Weekly Comp Entries 81/1 Oldboy Last post May 28, 2020, 02:54:28 PM
xx MY FAVOURITE ..... CHAT THREAD 25th- 31st May 2020 International Weekly Comp Entries 151/6 Oldboy Last post May 27, 2020, 12:16:45 AM
xx MACRO / CLOSE UP ENTRIES for weekly comp 17-24th May 2020 International Weekly Comp Entries 144/5 jinky Last post May 25, 2020, 06:35:33 PM
xx Photoshop subscription General Discussion 651/23 Jediboy Last post May 25, 2020, 06:35:16 PM
xx MY FAVOURITE ..... ENTRY THREAD 25th- 31st May 2020 International Weekly Comp Entries 44/0 jinky Last post May 25, 2020, 08:07:47 AM
xx POLL-FLORA MONOCHROME International Weekly Comp Entries 247/2 Beaux Reflets Last post May 23, 2020, 06:37:39 PM