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by Duck
Fri Sep 25, 2020 1:41 am
Forum: Workshops and Seminars
Topic: Learn Photography with Duck
Replies: 3
Views: 1291

Re: Learn Photography with Duck

JiLilliput wrote:
Tue Sep 22, 2020 1:36 pm
Seconding this Monday evening "Learn Photography with Duck". I never go away without learning something! Thanks, Duck!
Thanks Jill.
Hopefully you'll be able to say the same about photoMENTORIS :)
by Duck
Tue Sep 22, 2020 6:19 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: A brain teaser
Replies: 15
Views: 214

Re: A brain teaser

Experiments on color perception are constantly being performed by a wide variety of sponsors. The most common form centers on perception based on expectation when an image's true color has been altered slightly, as in the original example presented here. The slight color shift put the original color...
by Duck
Tue Sep 22, 2020 6:05 am
Forum: Workshops and Seminars
Topic: Learn Photography with Duck
Replies: 3
Views: 1291

Re: Learn Photography with Duck

Thanks for the plug. I appreciate it. Yes, please feel free to join my Facebook group. I do an open Zoom meeting the first, second and third Monday of the month. Currently we start at 6:30pm Eastern time and go for about one and a half to two hours. The first Monday is for discussing Adobe Lightroom...
by Duck
Tue Sep 22, 2020 5:43 am
Forum: People Showcase
Topic: Steampunk in the Park Portraits
Replies: 4
Views: 122

Re: Steampunk in the Park Portraits

Thanks for the comments, guys and gals. Steampunk is an offshoot of science fiction that has a unique history and a following that has steadily been growing over the past decade. Like the cosplayers at comicons, steampunkers area a showy people who take pride in their creations and are very open to ...
by Duck
Tue Sep 22, 2020 5:35 am
Forum: Things Showcase
Topic: Don Julio monolith
Replies: 11
Views: 1210

Re: Don Julio monolith

uuglypher wrote:
Thu Aug 20, 2020 1:27 pm
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Super demo with a fantastically effective result!

Dave
Sorry for the late response but thank you. I appreciate the comment and you checking out my work.
I need to get back into the swing of things here. ;)
by Duck
Thu Aug 20, 2020 6:18 am
Forum: Things Showcase
Topic: Don Julio monolith
Replies: 11
Views: 1210

Re: Don Julio monolith

St3v3Murray wrote:
Thu Mar 12, 2020 10:18 pm
I stared at this for quite a while trying to decode it and was surprised to there wasn't a light behind the subject. Well done! S-
There is a light behind the bottle. You can see it in the BTS shot. It's the light at top right aimed at the back wall. The lens flare was added in post. ;)
by Duck
Thu Aug 20, 2020 5:44 am
Forum: People Showcase
Topic: Steampunk in the Park Portraits
Replies: 4
Views: 122

Steampunk in the Park Portraits

A local group of Steampunk enthusiasts gather once a month for an impromptu photo shoot. Anyone wanting to participate is invited to attend and it is basically an ordered chaos as photographers chase after actors and actors try to figure out what they should be doing. In all it was a lot of fun and ...
by Duck
Sun Jul 19, 2020 8:14 am
Forum: ― Artistic Expression Showcase
Topic: Cartoon-like editing
Replies: 5
Views: 205

Re: Cartoon-like editing

I came across a tutorial that uses an alternate method of softening details in order to replicate an oil paint look without actually using the oil paint filter. Here is the link for the YouTube video explaining the steps;

https://youtu.be/IMS1Q9z99dk
by Duck
Tue Jul 14, 2020 10:54 pm
Forum: ― Artistic Expression Showcase
Topic: Cartoon-like editing
Replies: 5
Views: 205

Cartoon-like editing

I have a friend, Rainey, that does some occasional modeling for me. She wanted some photos of herself and her girlfriend, Will, in cosplay outfits. During the session I knew I wanted to do some kind of composite, I just didn't know exactly how I was going to do it or in what style. Needless to say, ...
by Duck
Tue Jul 14, 2020 10:45 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Bird Behavior
Replies: 9
Views: 606

Re: Bird Behavior

Some years back (2009) my next door neighbor owned a small truck. One summer he bitched and complained about "them lousy birds crapping down the sides of his doors." Some of it just behind the side mirrors coincidentally. We both wondered why just in those spots. We also wondered why just his truck ...