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    should I go 'creative' ?

    This is a shot I had to capture whilst in Brighton. It really feels nostalgic and the sky was obliging too. I've sharpened, adjusted the curves and cropped it a wee bit, and to be honest I was going to do no more. BUT I thought this image might be suitable to stylise creativly by making it appear more like a water colour or oil painting.This is something I've never even considered doing (why make a photo look like something else ?) but it might be interesting and might also be useful experience.
    So, should I ?
    If yes, any tips ?
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    Re: should I go 'creative' ?

    Absolutely try it, Mat. Just be sure you create a virtual copy of the original. There's naught to lose- if you don't like it, you have the original and you've also learned a bit about a new technique. There's a lot of "happy accidents" to be had out there in the land of experimentation.

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    Re: should I go 'creative' ?

    Sure make a copy and have fun!

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    Re: should I go 'creative' ?

    why make a photo look like something else ?
    Are you an image taker or an image maker ?
    Get creative.
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    Re: should I go 'creative' ?

    I have taken the liberty of playing with your images. I hope I was not too forward. I straightened your image first and removed the frame.

    Here are some options. I used AlienSkin SnapArt for the first 2. The 3rd is a "dry brush" selection in CS5. The 4th is a style in CS5 called "sun faded photo". Go creative. Creative is fun.

    1. Oilpainting
    should I go 'creative' ?

    2. Watercolour
    should I go 'creative' ?

    3. Dry brush
    should I go 'creative' ?

    4. Sunfaded photo
    should I go 'creative' ?
    Last edited by Marie Hass; 17th March 2013 at 02:37 PM.

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