My place at the head of the table

Posted by Mary Brun on Sun Jan 31, 2021 1:41 pm

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Another shot taken inside the ancient dining room in Villa Monastero.
Notice my initials at the head of the table  :D  .

Villa Monastero is a villa located in Varenna in the Province of Lecco
and located on the shores of Lake Como. 
The villa owns a botanical garden, a house museum 
and a convention center.

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Shot in camera:
Canon EOS 5D
Canon EF 17 - 40 mm f/4.0 L USM
ISO 50 - 1.30s - f/11 - 19 mm  

This time the second shot for the Orton effect 
was obtained in Photoshop. 
Here the link on the article how to get the Orton effect in Photoshop.
I hope not to make a mistake by publishing it:
Orton effect

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by david fletcher on Sun Jan 31, 2021 2:00 pm
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Well, well, well.   To arrange many years in the past to have your signature engraved on this masterpiece of a table is quite something Mary.  LOL.  On another note, your use of the Orton effect works so well.  So rich in history and beauty with your treatment a lovely compliment to the makers.

Thanks for the link Mary.  (got it with Darwin Wiggett)
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by Ron Day on Sun Jan 31, 2021 5:04 pm
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Beautiful perspective, Mary, and the Orton effect does justice to the ancient dining room. Excellent.

by dianarebman on Sun Jan 31, 2021 5:12 pm
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Beautiful image!

by Cynthia Crawford on Sun Jan 31, 2021 5:50 pm
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A fine rendition with the Orton effect-gives it a nostalgic look. Glad to see your signature there! ;) !

Long ago I posted a tutorial on Orton here:
viewtopic.php?f=39&t=169901 It's under "Announcements"/Techniques at the top right of P&DA page, along with several other tutorials by various people.
I suspect PS has it down to a science. For me, I can't read it as it's not in English. :).
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by John Labrenz on Mon Feb 01, 2021 12:45 am
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Wonderfully done Mary!

Thx for the link to Darwin's tutorial

by Carol Clarke on Mon Feb 01, 2021 3:09 pm
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Great perspective on this beautiful table, Mary - and why shouldn't you have your initials inscribed at the head of the table!  :D   Bravo!

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by Mary Brun on Wed Feb 03, 2021 8:41 am
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Thanks to all of you David :lol: , Ron, Diana, 
Cynthia: thanks for your article, I am sorry you can not read the translated page, 
if you use Chrome with the right mouse button you can not automatically translate the page in your language?  :)
Thanks to you to John and Carol  :) .

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