puttin' on the ritz

had fun making the ritz stand out
leaves went a bit funky with tone equaliser - any pointers other than dialing it back a bit?
and just for fun, name the movie.

24-05-30__MG_0716.CR2 (22.2 MB)
24-05-30__MG_0716.CR2.xmp (14.9 KB)

This work is licensed under CC BY-NC 4.0

2 Likes

Love it. Putting on the Pitz

24-05-30__MG_0716.CR2.arp (17.0 KB)


24-05-30__MG_0716.CR2.xmp (15.4 KB)

generally the problems I have with foliage and the tone eq are from making tonal areas too different, they can start looking weird and posterized, in this one I’ve used the colour eq to reduce brightness of the greens, interesting that the graffiti on the blue wall became visible as I started tweaking

I felt a real overwhelming sense of dullness in this image and wanted to do something about that. I deliberately avoided the tone equalizer module and instead used the shadow and highlight module and color balance RGB module to lift the exposure in the shadows.
24-05-30__MG_0716.CR2.xmp (15.9 KB)


i

1 Like

Young Frankenstein?

I tried my best to get the colors bold without making them oversaturated, and cropped the right-side as the left has more going on. Thanks for sharing!
24-05-30__MG_0716.CR2.xmp (19.4 KB)

‘overwhelming sense of dullness’ - yep welcome to early summer in Donegal. Had the same sky last week

2 Likes

Right answer! Had me howling when 1st seen it, grinning like a fool just thinking about it.
Good sky btw

Tried to go for a more neutral tone

There’s nice converging curves and repetitions in the rectangles and squares that I think get a bit lost if the sky and the decrepitude is dramatised, though those are also interesting takes.

My - fun in ART and GIMP

1 Like

My play in GIMP. Doing extreme things within luminosity masks to bring out the dilapidated paintwork and the sign!

3 Likes

yeah, well, phhwoar, err… well done???

24-05-30__MG_0716.CR2.xmp (16.5 KB)

1 Like

Darktable 3.0.1 + Gimp 2.10.30

2 Likes

24-05-30__MG_0716_01.CR2.xmp (14.7 KB)

With ART 1.22


24-05-30__MG_0716.CR2.arp (16.3 KB)

Greetings. Roberto

Thread title makes me think of this


24-05-30__MG_0716.CR2.xmp (18.0 KB)

4 Likes

OK it was a dull day but geez that’s downright depressing. Kudos?

1 Like

Well, that’s exactly how I see the building. If you prefer colour. Maybe this is more to your liking. Anyway the building looks just devastating to me…


24-05-30__MG_0716_01.CR2.xmp (19.2 KB)

3 Likes