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Blue Jeans

Posted by
bronzebilly u.k. (Barry,Vale of Glamorgan, United Kingdom) on 29 October 2007 in People & Portrait and Portfolio.

A shot taken at Covent Garden Market,London...
a simple exercise in selective b/w and selective lighting using Ulead Photoimpact 7...
billy
hope I didn't "murder" this shot too much Anne...hee hee caught you Mrs........
go LARGE on this one...

nalen from Alliston, Canada

you have made it pretty cool actually :)

30 Oct 2007 12:17am

amy from Rocky Mountain House, Canada

Brilliant!!! Just brilliant!! Just that titch of colour and BAM the eye is drawn in.

30 Oct 2007 1:21am

Viewfinder from Bradenton, United States

I truly admire your creative impulses Billy; this is a great "streetscape" in part because of the general composition, and also because of the processing tricks. As for how your comment at my site got kicked to the top, I don't know why that happens either. It just randomly does once in a while. Tonight you won the prize.

30 Oct 2007 2:22am

Bron from Canberra, Australia

Very cool Billyblue cheers bronniezzzzzzzzzzzz

30 Oct 2007 4:05am

Craiger from Vacaville, California, United States

There is a lot going on in this shot! Love the mystery!

30 Oct 2007 6:22am

Rabbit from Richmond, United States

oooo the memories! I remember looking down that many times as i would walk through and yet when i was there i don't remember those names 'games workshop' etc... being there? I was there quite some time ago tho... ummm wow its been nearly 10 years! holy i'm getting old.

30 Oct 2007 6:31am

badala from Leiria, Portugal

Great shot...totally captured the vibrancy of this place!

30 Oct 2007 7:12am

e. from Washington DC, United States

Really neat shot. I really like how simplistic it is. :)

30 Oct 2007 7:30am

ManuelaR from Hainburg, Germany

Brilliant with the colour touch! Love it.

30 Oct 2007 8:58am

tyan from Singapore, Singapore

i love this i REALLY love this Uncle Billy!Can somebody PLEASE teach me how to do that colour-in-b/w/sepia-trick?????You are really into details UB!
thanks very much for your uplifting words of encouragement,i will try to look on the bright side of life,dee duh dee duh dee duh dee duh..

30 Oct 2007 9:03am

Inés from Namur, Belgium

Love this street shot, and the PP !!

30 Oct 2007 9:29am

Walt from Scarborough, Canada

Nice, love the one splash of blue in the starkness!

30 Oct 2007 12:39pm

Dawn Sutherland from United States

BB you didn't murder this at all, in fact you gave it life! I love selective coloring when it is done properly as it is here. Great one. BTW thanks for your encouraging words as well.

30 Oct 2007 4:31pm

Jen from Alpharetta, United States

GREAT work Billy!!! Love the processing and composition! A++++ my dear!

30 Oct 2007 5:07pm

Stunner from Kingston, Jamaica

Neat work here Billy! Maybe Levis would like to use this one.

30 Oct 2007 8:57pm

Rebecca from Leicester, United Kingdom

whoaaaaa, I’m sooooo tempted to call you “billy jean” here, but I’m resisting, but it’s ever so difficult, billy jjjjj !! This here pic is sooooo HOT, and sooooo way cooool, at the same time, billy jjjj!!!! :) i can't take my eyes off the screen!! triple ace for this one, billy jjjj!!

31 Oct 2007 3:18am

Anne from White Rock, Canada

Great one Billy! Naw! you didn't murder this one! In fact its like everybody says! The blue jeans really draw the eye right in! It's quite terrific - especially the Photo Impact lighting - Really awesome in fact I might say!
Don't miss my Halloween Graphic on the 31st - coming to a theatre near you! It's also courtesy of Photo Impact help. I'm pretty low on time right now! In fact I should be in bed cos I have somebody coming in to fix something in the morning and my flat is like a middin'

31 Oct 2007 7:09am

Mandy from South Africa

Billy - this is BRILLIANT!!! I love the colouring you have used here - this lokks like it should be in an advert or something - it's awesome!!! GREAT shot

31 Oct 2007 7:40am

Visions by Dean Christopher. from Cardiff, United Kingdom

cool work on that shot...

5 Nov 2007 10:05pm

Barbara from Florida, United States

Great capture, Billy. Perfect selective coloring of those jeans. The way the people are is almost like they are actors posing for the shot, which makes this extra special.

15 Mar 2009 2:06am