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by PietFrancke
Mon Mar 18, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: ― Scapes Showcase
Topic: AI Software
Replies: 4
Views: 17

Re: AI Software

it looks like it did a pretty good job. Do you get the feeling that it handles each image uniquely? Or do you feel that it does a similar thing for each (better contrast, sharpening, auto-color, etc)
by PietFrancke
Wed Mar 13, 2019 8:54 pm
Forum: ― Architecture Critique
Topic: St Mary's
Replies: 19
Views: 102

Re: St Mary's

mine too, looks super cool. I like what the painterly does for the grass and building too.,
by PietFrancke
Tue Mar 12, 2019 11:48 am
Forum: Animals Critique
Topic: Hawk
Replies: 4
Views: 32

Re: Hawk

good shot! Looks like you were able to get pretty close. That thing sitting on your shoulder would be a good composite!! LOL, I like his colorful beak and feathers a lot!
by PietFrancke
Sun Mar 10, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: ― Architecture Critique
Topic: St Mary's
Replies: 19
Views: 102

Re: St Mary's

in the early 1900s, the selling of glass coffins was part of a major scam. Apparently they would have been extremely difficult to build and few ultimately were delivered. My 3 minutes of research indicates that perhaps the glass casing was filled with alcohol (which perhaps preserved the body in a ...
by PietFrancke
Sun Mar 10, 2019 3:21 am
Forum: ― Architecture Critique
Topic: St Mary's
Replies: 19
Views: 102

Re: St Mary's

in the early 1900s, the selling of glass coffins was part of a major scam. Apparently they would have been extremely difficult to build and few ultimately were delivered. My 3 minutes of research indicates that perhaps the glass casing was filled with alcohol (which perhaps preserved the body in a w...
by PietFrancke
Sun Mar 10, 2019 12:39 am
Forum: ― Architecture Critique
Topic: St Mary's
Replies: 19
Views: 102

Re: St Mary's

wonderful story and it looks like an incredible structure, surprised it hasn't been repaired it is so beautiful. (It does not look completely abandoned as the grass is super short for something neglected. For me the sepia has a depth and mood and magic that is not matched by the color version. I'm g...
by PietFrancke
Thu Mar 07, 2019 11:58 pm
Forum: ― Scapes Critique
Topic: Barge at Sunset
Replies: 4
Views: 49

Re: Barge at Sunset

what Frank said, perhaps darken/blur the inside of the foreground. Your colors are magnificent - love the sky and water. Looks like a special place!
by PietFrancke
Tue Mar 05, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: People Critique
Topic: 'SteamPunk' (in New Orleans)
Replies: 9
Views: 102

Re: 'SteamPunk' (in New Orleans)

I love the first, the only issue being the shot didn't display his burns to full potential. Like the light/dark play very much. The textures and sepia type feel of it bring a sense of timelessness to the image. As for that nun shot, perhaps over-grunge, but what the heck else could you really do. Th...
by PietFrancke
Tue Mar 05, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: Project 52
Topic: Minne's NEW 2019 52
Replies: 71
Views: 1424

Re: Minne's NEW 2019 52

good work Min . I am at a point where I need to push myself, I am getting bogged down watching a particular dragon painting tutorial that I need to finish. The best for you and those close to you! Hang in in there.
by PietFrancke
Tue Mar 05, 2019 12:46 am
Forum: ― Artistic Expression Showcase
Topic: The Opposite of How I Feel
Replies: 8
Views: 101

Re: The Opposite of How I Feel

ha! pretty cool Min.