Day 133/365 SP, Red Cokin A002 Filter, Experiment, (Not for the Challenge)

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© Andrea Petersen
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I read once that a red filter would be good to use in black & white film for obtaining more contrast. I did not use film for this picture but thought the concept would also work with my Nikon 40 DX. From the red filter I worked with this picture in my Adobe Photoshop to create a black & white version,
leaving just enough color tone to give it a pink cast.. It was raining today and I was standing in the front doorway when I shot this self timer with the camera on a tripod inside of the house. This is just a practice shot for my daily diary series and I will use something else for creating a homemade filter for the challenge, as homemade is a requirement..

18 responses

  • Karen Foto Fiddler

    Karen Foto Fiddler (Deleted) gave props (27 May 2009):

    Beautiful as always!

  • Rusty Katchmer

    Rusty Katchmer gave props (27 May 2009):

    Very was worth all the effort!

  • david ong

    david ong gave props (27 May 2009):

    great effect, nice comp too.


    JOE FAILK gave props (27 May 2009):

    Excellent effect Great shot!

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (27 May 2009):

    A wonderful shot! You look lovely in monochrome too.

  • Joy B

    Joy B gave props (27 May 2009):

    So creative!

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (27 May 2009):

    All that and a nice reflection too!

  • Karen K Smith

    Karen K Smith gave props (27 May 2009):

    Excellent composition...way to go!

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (27 May 2009):

    cool sp, Andrea.

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (27 May 2009):

    A beautiful shot and a great reflection also. It's fun to experiment!

  • Judy Wanamaker

    Judy Wanamaker (Deleted) gave props (27 May 2009):

    Wonderful shot, Andrea! The black and white gives it a dated look. Nicely done.

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (28 May 2009):

    I agree with Judy. I love the reflection.

  • Lesley S

    Lesley S (Deleted) gave props (28 May 2009):

    I, too, agree with Judy! Very creative!

  • Aaron Mythen

    Aaron Mythen gave props (28 May 2009):

    This is really great Andrea!!

  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (29 May 2009):

    Very creative! Like the reflection.

  • eithne mythen

    eithne mythen gave props (29 May 2009):

    This is absolutely gorgeous Andrea..

  • Nicole DeVita

    Nicole DeVita gave props (29 May 2009):

    Seems like a lot of work, but the result is worth it!!! Great shot!!

  • Michael Ball

    Michael Ball gave props (29 May 2009):

    Terrific!! Very well done!! Love it!!

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