Multichromatic Wing, helicopter, and “L” stories voting reminder

The “L” Stories voting round is underway and it’s a tight race. If you want to participate, you can find links to the stories and the poll for voting for “Alphabet Challenge L-Stories” HERE.<<<Link Just think; you could be the deciding vote in an epic battle of giants! Well, mostly giants; I’m still small both in stature and mass.

Clicking on the above link will take you to the post with the poll where you can cast your vote. The post also contains links to the individual stories. After voting, readers can — if so moved — spread the news about the story to friends and family. Or, not. But, we hope for yes.

So . . .the monochrome wing<<Link and helicopter (seed)<<Link were introduced in yesterday’s post. Today we’re swinging all the way to the other end by offering . . . a multichromatic extravaganza!

Today’s post showcases the result of using Topaz Labs Restyle and Impression plug-ins.

Here’s a view of the pair’s other side . . .

Some people won’t like these treatments . . . but that’s OK because others will.

It’s probably an indication of my low-brow art appreciation, but I like these variants. Then again, I’d probably own one of them velvet paintings of dogs playing poker (if Melisa would let me have it).

Not that I could recreate it, but I like this next effect . . .

This next treatment is also striking, although I think it’s not as striking as the monochrome version of this shot . . .

But, this next one? I really like it . . . but probably could not duplicate the look exactly.

Just as well, really. It makes it a unique offering . . . just like the “L” short stories (hint, hint).

You can see the full-size photos in the SmugMug Gallery HERE.<<<Link Or, you can click on the individual photos for a larger (but not-full-size) view, or just scroll through the gallery below:

I know some (mighty few) people miss my long posts . . . but, if you are one of the few, there are many posts worth revisiting. THIS POST from 2014, for example.

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9 Responses to Multichromatic Wing, helicopter, and “L” stories voting reminder

  1. mvschulze says:

    Awesome variety of something like alternate reality art – and appreciation of the intricacy of life forms. Is that too wordy? M :-)

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  2. Variety is the spice of life…to be trite about it.
    Nothing trite about these images – I love your explorative messing around – enhanced or completely different – lots of fun (images could be pictures of fine jewelry. #3 or #6 are almost like looking out an Art Deco window what is beyond). Very cool work
    “an epic battle of giants”? Who could resist that? OK will make time and sit down and read shortly….nothing like a good salesman…

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  3. AnnMarie says:

    Needless to say (but saying it anyway), these Topazified photos are excellent! The subjects are nothing less than deliciously exquisite!


  4. Wowza! Your multichromatic extravaganza of photos is fabulous!
    I would frame them and hang them up so I could look at them often!
    PS…It HAS become an epic battle of giants! You 3 have made it SO very difficult to vote for just one story! All of you are writing amazing stories!

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