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Selective Color
Fri 7 Feb 2014      Cars - MINI - Photography - Postprocessing - Santa Cruz 
Selective Color
     Fri 7 Feb 2014      Cars - MINI - Photography - Postprocessing - Santa Cruz 
 
 
 

Selective use of color in an otherwise black and white shot is cliche -- but it is still useful because color provides a powerful spotlight on what the photographer wants to highlight.

Here are a couple of examples, one taken at Lassen National Park (Nikon D200, 18-200 vr at 18mm, f/8) and another in downtown Santa Cruz in front of a favorite burrito shop (Nikon D300, 30/1.4, f/5.6). I like their tubular tacos. Both shots were processed with Capture NX and Silver Efex using the latter's control points to selectively reveal the color of the original.

 
 
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MINI at Planet Fresh ++      
A little selective colour in front of a favorite burrito joint.
 
 
MINI at Planet Fresh ++      
A little selective colour in front of a favorite burrito joint.
 
 
MINI at Planet Fresh ++      
A little selective colour in front of a favorite burrito joint.
 
MINI at Mt Lassen ++      
 
 
MINI at Mt Lassen ++      
 
 
MINI at Mt Lassen ++