…morning light is magic…

Abstract Avocets

Got bored on Christmas morning waiting for everyone to get up (yes I wake up at 4:00 a.m. even on holidays) and started playing around on Photoshop with some recent Avocet pictures.  Took these in cloudy conditions at Bolivar recently and didn’t like the lighting and colors.  I’m a little spoiled with golden light at sunrise.  First tried converting to B&W, which I liked better.  Then used the “glowing edge” filter in PS5 for the final version.

Happy New Year everyone!

Original color version

Converted to B&W

Converted using “glowing edge” filter

9 responses

  1. Patti Edens

    Beautiful work, Tim! Thanks for sharing your technique.

    December 31, 2011 at 8:21 pm

  2. Doug Haass

    Certainly something totally unique with these conversions. I like them quite a bit. I don’t really have any issue with your color version either.

    January 1, 2012 at 2:37 pm

  3. Pretty cool conversions. Since we see less of them I like the B&W.

    January 1, 2012 at 8:46 pm

  4. Thanks Patti. I need to play around more often in Photoshop. It’s fun…

    January 3, 2012 at 7:42 pm

  5. Thanks Doug.

    January 3, 2012 at 7:43 pm

  6. Thanks David. I rarely do B&W but will try it more often now.

    January 3, 2012 at 7:44 pm

  7. Tim..really like these….conversion is interesting and differant…….love your work

    January 6, 2012 at 11:31 am

  8. Thanks George. Really appreciate your comments.

    January 9, 2012 at 6:46 pm

  9. Mano

    to be honest all of them are very engaging.. lovely transformations Tim..

    June 7, 2012 at 5:31 am

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