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by PietFrancke
Wed Jul 18, 2018 1:46 am
Forum: Animals Critique
Topic: three recent shots
Replies: 21
Views: 98

Re: three recent shots

Psjunkie wrote:
Wed Jul 18, 2018 1:38 am
Super job, a great improvement in my opinion.......
LOL - I really liked the last version, I like this one better, thank you!
by PietFrancke
Wed Jul 18, 2018 12:43 am
Forum: Animals Critique
Topic: three recent shots
Replies: 21
Views: 98

Re: three recent shots

Quite the stunning image......I would only suggest darkening the bright area left of subject while adding brightness to the subject......in acceptable doses of course played some more and attempted what you suggested to emphasize the subject more - Thanks for drawing me deeper into it. s52.jpg
by PietFrancke
Tue Jul 17, 2018 3:13 pm
Forum: Project 52
Topic: Dave's Project 52
Replies: 213
Views: 6242

Re: Dave's Project 52

wonderful color - that is the prettiest yellow there is.
by PietFrancke
Tue Jul 17, 2018 3:11 pm
Forum: Project 52
Topic: Minnie's 52
Replies: 214
Views: 5970

Re: Minnie's 52

love that north western coast with empty beach and massive pieces of wood.
by PietFrancke
Tue Jul 17, 2018 1:13 pm
Forum: ― Artistic Expression Showcase
Topic: A study in dueling
Replies: 5
Views: 20

Re: A study in dueling

just WOW! Love how you replaced the background with the tent(?) and the color gradient that does such a beautiful job of outlining the man on the left with the color contrast, and the man on the right with value contrast and all the lines leading to his head. You created a stunning environment for t...
by PietFrancke
Tue Jul 17, 2018 1:08 pm
Forum: People Critique
Topic: 'End of the Innocence'
Replies: 10
Views: 33

Re: 'End of the Innocence'

I think there is potential here - perhaps crop or else do something else with the blackboard. The glimmer glow effect (or whatever we can call the fogginess) isn't working for me fully - I think it lit the chair up too much. And here is the problem perhaps, the girl should be more the subject, but t...
by PietFrancke
Tue Jul 17, 2018 12:52 pm
Forum: Animals Critique
Topic: three recent shots
Replies: 21
Views: 98

Re: three recent shots

Piet, I really like the first one. There is certainly a tranquil mood established with this scene. --Bob thank you for visit and confirming comment Bob. It escapes me right now how to improve that one and it bothers me as I think there is potential there. But you raise a good point in my mind and t...
by PietFrancke
Tue Jul 17, 2018 12:49 pm
Forum: Animals Critique
Topic: three recent shots
Replies: 21
Views: 98

Re: three recent shots

that I have been struggling with, that I want to like, but don't. And have been have a hard time with color space too... I swear prophotoRGB messes me up every time, I think I will just stick to sRGB and keep life simple. s1.jpg s2.jpg s3.jpg Piet, I don't know much about prophotoRGB, if anything a...
by PietFrancke
Tue Jul 17, 2018 10:53 am
Forum: Animals Critique
Topic: three recent shots
Replies: 21
Views: 98

Re: three recent shots

Psjunkie wrote:
Tue Jul 17, 2018 3:44 am
Quite the stunning image......I would only suggest darkening the bright area left of subject while adding brightness to the subject......in acceptable doses of course
thanks Frank, I did some of that - it is good to know that I was I the right direction, but more of that could be called for!
by PietFrancke
Tue Jul 17, 2018 3:31 am
Forum: Animals Critique
Topic: three recent shots
Replies: 21
Views: 98

Re: three recent shots

a start-over on a similar shot
s5.jpg