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black and white fishes

fantasy fishes in black and white
Image details
Image size
900x616px 405.96 KB
PENTAX Corporation
PENTAX Optio S40
Shutter Speed
1/40 second
Focal Length
6 mm
ISO Speed
Date Taken
Mar 16, 2005, 6:38:06 AM
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Samhraidh's avatar
so gorgeous! is it pencil?
karincharlotte's avatar
Thank you! Actually it's a lot simpler than that. The original is in colour. I photoshopped the image, used desaturate and some of the other filters to creat this black and white version.
jayshree's avatar
i really like this in b & w.
Hello-Dali's avatar
Your work is beautiful....amazing composition.
karincharlotte's avatar
Thank you, Erin! :hug: Thanks for adding me to your friends! :) :heart:
Thelma1's avatar
Truly wonderful, I love this one :+fav:

karincharlotte's avatar
Thanks for the kind comment! Glad you like my black and white version of Fantasy fish. :) :hug:
Thelma1's avatar
You're more than welcome :) :heart:
HelenParkinson's avatar
I keep thinking these black and white ones are pencil drawings but do I have it right -- they are digital converstions of your paintings? No matter what they are they look great. :)
karincharlotte's avatar
Thanks for your interest. The black and white is the result of using the desaturate application on photoshop. This converts any colour image, into a black and white image.
FreakyBabe's avatar
i have featured this piece here [link]
:D :heart:
karincharlotte's avatar
Oh, thanks very much! I'm very flattered! I really appreciate your support and encouragement! :) :heart:
FreakyBabe's avatar
no problem:heart: you deserve it:cuddle:
fallaway's avatar
Yay, more fishes. I envy your shading! Simply beautiful.
amyhooton's avatar
:wow: You're fish are spectacular!
karincharlotte's avatar
Thank you for your kind words of support, Amy!
:hug: :)
karincharlotte's avatar
Wow, thanks so much for the nice compliment. Makes me :) ! :heart:
amyhooton's avatar
You are so welcome. You're work is really beautiful, skillful and admirable... I'm really in awe :worship:
jaz999's avatar
Wow, so dark!
karincharlotte's avatar
What do you mean? Can you be more specific?
jaz999's avatar
the black and white tones make the image seem dark and foreboding, yet the contrasts really make everything jump out at you.
karincharlotte's avatar
Hi Jen, thanks for explaining...I think everyone sees a painting in a different way. Some see mystery, some see forboding...I think this one has a lot of deapth, it looks 3D which is always a cool effect. :) :heart:
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