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by LindaShorey
Mon Feb 19, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Flowers & Plants Critique
Topic: A close-up bit of a pussywillow tree
Replies: 7
Views: 33

Re: A close-up bit of a pussywillow tree

Very nice image with great detail and rich color work, and I do like the crop, though I might not have cropped quite that far in on the left. In these textured images, there is always a battle about how much to keep. Textures work best on un-busy images with some negative space, but if we leave too...
by LindaShorey
Mon Feb 19, 2018 1:10 pm
Forum: Project 365
Topic: Matt's 365
Replies: 66
Views: 624

Re: Matt's 365

#19 - delightful and thanks for letting us know in advance the reason for your disappearance :)

#20 - very cool story!
by LindaShorey
Mon Feb 19, 2018 1:06 pm
Forum: Flowers & Plants Showcase
Topic: Calla Lily
Replies: 2
Views: 10

Re: Calla Lily

Very engaging, Ernst!
by LindaShorey
Sun Feb 18, 2018 12:07 am
Forum: ― Scapes Showcase
Topic: Lunch at separate 'tables.'
Replies: 7
Views: 37

Re: Lunch at separate 'tables.'

No Matt, I did not see that third person, glad you mentioned!
by LindaShorey
Sun Feb 18, 2018 12:05 am
Forum: ― Artistic Expression Critique
Topic: 'The Future Ain't What it Used to Be'
Replies: 12
Views: 42

Re: 'The Future Ain't What it Used to Be'

The toning is beautiful and the mood it evokes seems more suited to the thoughtful gentleman - who holds my attention - than the happy lady (and I'm likely just not getting the message; all me, not you!), but I am looking forward to further developments. Love your avatar photo, Dave :)
by LindaShorey
Sat Feb 17, 2018 2:12 pm
Forum: ― Scapes Showcase
Topic: Lunch at separate 'tables.'
Replies: 7
Views: 37

Re: Lunch at separate 'tables.'

I am hugely impressed by how your eye catches these moments. Were you detailed oriented in your worklife, Matt? It just seems like for the past few months you've spotted the potential in so many moments that many of us would miss. I really like this shot! As I wander about within the frame, I enjoy ...
by LindaShorey
Sat Feb 17, 2018 2:08 pm
Forum: Animals Showcase
Topic: Two from this morning
Replies: 6
Views: 33

Re: Two from this morning

Psjunkie wrote:
Fri Feb 16, 2018 3:06 pm
Both well done Linda...
Thank you kindly, Frank.
by LindaShorey
Sat Feb 17, 2018 2:05 pm
Forum: Flowers & Plants Critique
Topic: A close-up bit of a pussywillow tree
Replies: 7
Views: 33

Re: A close-up bit of a pussywillow tree

Dave, Piet, Matt and Frank - thank you all so much for your time and comments. Dave, I am digging that avatar!! Frank, re saturation: I wished I hadn't posted this til after the sun moved around and wasn't shining quite so brightly in my living room :) Isn't the first time the bright light (and usin...
by LindaShorey
Sat Feb 17, 2018 1:55 pm
Forum: Animals Showcase
Topic: three from today
Replies: 12
Views: 65

Re: three from today

PietFrancke wrote:
Fri Feb 16, 2018 9:19 pm
Hey Linda, don't ever hesitate to ask/comment if curious or if something struck you... but was definitely wondering if I got away with it.
The image was so strong emotionally and visually that I only gave it a passing thought :|
by LindaShorey
Fri Feb 16, 2018 7:33 pm
Forum: Flowers & Plants Critique
Topic: A close-up bit of a pussywillow tree
Replies: 7
Views: 33

A close-up bit of a pussywillow tree

Spring is busting out all over, though they're predicting some snow for Sunday :|

Your impressions and suggestions would be appreciated. Texture added to background, sharpening tool used (hopefully sparingly) on the buds.