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by PietFrancke
Sun Dec 15, 2019 2:54 am
Forum: Places Showcase
Topic: moon 12/12
Replies: 5
Views: 34

Re: moon 12/12

moon from the 12th, fog from this morning, bird from a few weeks ago
huntS.jpg
by PietFrancke
Sat Dec 14, 2019 9:28 pm
Forum: Places Showcase
Topic: moon 12/12
Replies: 5
Views: 34

Re: moon 12/12

thanks Minnie and Frank -- I have an idea, we will see if it pans out.
by PietFrancke
Fri Dec 13, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: Places Showcase
Topic: moon 12/12
Replies: 5
Views: 34

moon 12/12

obligatory moon shot from last night..
moon121219.jpg
by PietFrancke
Thu Dec 12, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: Animals Showcase
Topic: black capped chickadee
Replies: 8
Views: 57

Re: black capped chickadee

Good reading here....and oh...about the bird..a beautiful rendering Piet, you are becoming a master of this style Edit: In case you're not already aware you can use blend-if in Ps to apply your effect just in the highlights or shadows rather than a mask.... thanks Frank - yeah, about blend if - I d...
by PietFrancke
Wed Dec 11, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: Animals Showcase
Topic: black capped chickadee
Replies: 8
Views: 57

Re: black capped chickadee

hey thanks Min... One thing about the processing that I am learning. I read in one of my painting books, that well lit areas are rich in detail and texture, and that darker areas (shadows) do not have such detail. So processing wise, I first bring it up in ACR and mess with lifting the shadows and ...
by PietFrancke
Wed Dec 11, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: Animals Showcase
Topic: black capped chickadee
Replies: 8
Views: 57

Re: black capped chickadee

hey thanks Min... One thing about the processing that I am learning. I read in one of my painting books, that well lit areas are rich in detail and texture, and that darker areas (shadows) do not have such detail. So processing wise, I first bring it up in ACR and mess with lifting the shadows and l...
by PietFrancke
Tue Dec 10, 2019 11:59 pm
Forum: Animals Showcase
Topic: black capped chickadee
Replies: 8
Views: 57

black capped chickadee

post processing perhaps a little harsh, but practice is practice..
blackCappedChickADeeS.jpg
by PietFrancke
Mon Dec 09, 2019 5:33 pm
Forum: Animals Showcase
Topic: Northern Harrier
Replies: 7
Views: 56

Re: Northern Harrier

Northern Harrier Hawk with mighty wings carry us to the sun! NortherHarrierS.jpg Your bird photos are getting better and better. You've learned, apparently, to think like a bird. So you get not only the physical characteristics to let us recognize the bird, but you also let us know what it feels li...
by PietFrancke
Mon Dec 09, 2019 4:18 pm
Forum: Image Processing
Topic: Photoshop issue
Replies: 15
Views: 91

Re: Photoshop issue

thanks - I'm changing mine, I don't like it either.
by PietFrancke
Mon Dec 09, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: Animals Showcase
Topic: Northern Harrier
Replies: 7
Views: 56

Re: Northern Harrier

Me too, Piet. Mere words cannot describe the awe I feel while gripped by this image. thank you Karen, that is one helluva compliment. I was very lucky that the bird flew by fairly close (though it is still a significant crop), and I was lucky that it was flying towards the sun, and I was lucky that...