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by PietFrancke
Thu Apr 26, 2018 1:09 am
Forum: People Critique
Topic: What a big world out there
Replies: 5
Views: 14

Re: What a big world out there

window light has it's magic. the hands are amazing, can not unsee them anymore. She is intent
by PietFrancke
Wed Apr 25, 2018 1:13 pm
Forum: ― Scapes Critique
Topic: For Purple Mountain Majesties
Replies: 10
Views: 46

Re: For Purple Mountain Majesties

you are seeing some magnificent rough country!
by PietFrancke
Wed Apr 25, 2018 1:11 pm
Forum: Animals Critique
Topic: little meanie face
Replies: 13
Views: 104

Re: little meanie face

Duck wrote:
Wed Apr 25, 2018 5:15 am
As an artist I really love that last version. It has an illustrative feel to it and can picture it illustrating a children's book. Maybe entitled "Meanie Weenie"
thank you Duck, that makes my day.. I'd go with "Eenie Weenie Meanie" though!! Unless of course we do an Adult book - LOL
by PietFrancke
Tue Apr 24, 2018 5:18 pm
Forum: Photography Discussion
Topic: HDR_ how many exposures do you need?
Replies: 13
Views: 80

Re: HDR_ how many exposures do you need?

I am thinking that we have a couple of factors. First is the idea that capturing the maximum Raw detail available is important (for our sensors, getting the maximum dynamic range). But second, turning the information available into the best image possible. The second (I think) is more critical (thou...
by PietFrancke
Tue Apr 24, 2018 4:22 pm
Forum: Animals Critique
Topic: little meanie face
Replies: 13
Views: 104

Re: little meanie face

DEMON HUMMINGBIRDS! RUN! RUNNNN!!! Okay, nuff'a that. I liked the first one fine, and do not find it at all overworked as to my eye it looks very much like a painting rather than a photograph, and that's why I think it works wonderfully. It could be an Audubon color plate. I find the various rework...
by PietFrancke
Tue Apr 24, 2018 2:51 pm
Forum: Animals Critique
Topic: little meanie face
Replies: 13
Views: 104

Re: little meanie face

after a restless night and no morning coffee, the little bird is more cranky than ever. Walk by at your own risk.
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by PietFrancke
Tue Apr 24, 2018 1:27 pm
Forum: People Showcase
Topic: Waves
Replies: 5
Views: 35

Re: Waves

those three kids look pretty happy. For sure it is warmer where you are than where I am.
by PietFrancke
Tue Apr 24, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: Animals Critique
Topic: little meanie face
Replies: 13
Views: 104

Re: little meanie face

added some warmth and saturation back to the demon bird - now perhaps to make it's eye glow red...
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by PietFrancke
Tue Apr 24, 2018 11:43 am
Forum: Animals Critique
Topic: little meanie face
Replies: 13
Views: 104

Re: little meanie face

Always just an opinion Piet, but I like the warmth on the hummer in the original...you've lost that with the second, maybe mask the hummer back out. Always dependent on subject, but textureI I find hard to get right without distracting from subject....here just a hint should suffice as any more dis...
by PietFrancke
Tue Apr 24, 2018 12:42 am
Forum: Flowers & Plants Critique
Topic: Wild flower 2 Ways
Replies: 9
Views: 78

Re: Wild flower 2 Ways

minniev wrote:
Tue Apr 24, 2018 12:40 am
PietFrancke wrote:
Tue Apr 24, 2018 12:22 am
I love the first one, and then I happened to see the second one. Now I don't love the first one so much...
Thanks Piet. I still don’t know exactly what I did to end up with the second one.
much better than me, I don't know how many images I have worked on this last week!!!