Over the Edge

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  1. n0bby

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    I took this photo of our Weim Lotte while recording the progress of the construction of a studio in our garden. Its composition seemed appropriate (to me!) to the title of this month's competition. So here it is.

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    I used the Channel Mixer, Gradient Map and Levels in Photoshop CS to make the black & white photo from the colour original. The Gradient Map layer was airbrushed to dodge/burn the image.
     
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    This is certainly an interesting shot. Your dog makes a great portrait subject. I am struggling to see how this is "over the edge" though. Love the b&w conversion though.
     
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    Well, it's really nothing more than just the fact that she's staring at me over the edge of that beam,which I admit is far too literal and obvious to really constitute a decent crack at the comp in the way other people have done. But I thought the shot made an unusual composition that still kind of works.

    I'll try harder next time!

    (And yes, she does make a great subject!)
     

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