Wednesday, 27 May 2009

Pick of the Pix Series, Play with Colour

Specs: 1/250s, 110mm, f/5.0, ISO: 800, Photoshopped

I no longer like what I've done to this photo knocking back all the colour to black and white except for the competitors, Mark Trotter and someone else. At the time of messing with this image in photoshop I thought it was pretty cool and entered it into the World Champs photo competition in Quebec in 2007 but I've since become a bit of a purest with a low tolerance to this kind of manipulation.

But hey... it was interesting and kept me busy for a couple of hours fiddling with it.

The image was taken during the March 2007 Top 10 Tournament in Auckland and I like the composition with the spectators neatly lined up in a row but out of focus.

Here's the original image: