This article features a selection of nine different steel mill photo art treatments. The original photograph used as the base image for this article was captured handheld at LaSalle Park while looking across Hamilton harbour.
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When I originally looked at this scene it immediately struck me as having some potential to be used for photo art treatments. The following images were produced using Topaz. Individual filter treatment effects are noted for each version. I appreciate that using art treatments on photographs is not everyone’s ‘cup of tea’. This is something that I enjoy from a creative expression standpoint.
I found that creating these examples of steel mill photo art treatments was a fun and interesting diversion. Sometimes these kinds of exercises can help us break away from our habitual ways of seeing and interpreting the world around us.
Photographs were captured hand-held using camera gear as noted in the EXIF data. All images were produced from RAW files using my standard process. Various filters found in Topaz were used to produce the various photo art treatments.
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