This is my entry for the Shades of Gray challenge over at Tumblefish Studios celebration this week. I have enjoyed working in the grayscale modes (color is my usual driving force) but have learned some valuable perspective about shadow, subject, lighting and tone which take a front seat with the absence of color. Images from Dover books, wikimedia, artist papers and Holliewood at Deviantscraps all blended in photoshop grayscale.
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WOW This is fabulous Lori,I love the image of the girl you used!!ReplyDelete
I love this Lori..it is gentle yet dramatic and yet soft and powerful..wonderful romantic essence to it too! Awesome work!ReplyDelete
Have agreat wkd!
PS; thankyou for your lovely visits and words..so appreciated!
Hi Lori! Just catching up on your recent work-wow! I love the witch especially, and the moody lighthouse. Today's picture makes me want to try this-like you I love colour and don't often dispense with it!ReplyDelete
Really really beautiful.ReplyDelete
Fabulous shades of black and grey. Love your layering.
OMG this is absolutely stunning! I would love to have this hanging on my wall...just beautiful!ReplyDelete
Lori this is just amazing. Fabulous take on the challenge, Love itReplyDelete
Oh wow Lori, this is out of this world gorgeous. Annette xReplyDelete
Lori! This is exquisite. That's the word that always comes to mind with all of your work and no different with this. It's gorgeous. And I love what you wrote about working in grayscale - you described the challenge so well. Beautiful work all the way around and I so appreciate you playing along!ReplyDelete
Just stunning, Lori!ReplyDelete
wow, this is beautiful, it reminds me of the classic soulful statues in garden groves.EEReplyDelete
STUNNING work, Lori...that image of the girl just speaks to me.....happy weekend!!ReplyDelete
Another very beautiful piece :)ReplyDelete
Absolutely stunning Lori...just love what you have here and looks fabulous in grayscale...ReplyDelete
You seem to be on a roll with your use of grayscale. One thing that always impresses me is your ability to try new things. Simply wonderful.ReplyDelete
I hope you don't mind that I add this here. I found a tutorial on how to enlarge your photos in your blog posts. I hope this is helpful in making your photos larger, although they are visually stunning in the size they're saved in now:
You may need to adjust the code to fit your blog parameters.
I really love this greyscale effect, it seems to make the image stand out really dramatically. Another lovely post.ReplyDelete
This would make a great poster - I would definitely hang it on my wall :-)ReplyDelete