"Every moment and every event of every man's life on earth plants something in his soul." —Thomas Merton

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by PietFrancke
Wed Sep 19, 2018 1:30 am
Forum: Places Showcase
Topic: my place
Replies: 11
Views: 28

Re: my place

Psjunkie wrote:
Wed Sep 19, 2018 12:02 am
Some really dramatic clouds in #1, luv em
thanks Frank, I'm pretty sure I should have brightened up the marsh and lawn though..
by PietFrancke
Wed Sep 19, 2018 1:14 am
Forum: People Critique
Topic: A_casual_grab
Replies: 8
Views: 32

Re: A_casual_grab

my take processing wise, I wanted particularly to ease the background and to see if softening the skin some might help.. Probably went too far and too bright, but this is what I was thinking...

not toast at all - but she IS a woman, not a crispy piece of bread!!
frank.jpg
by PietFrancke
Wed Sep 19, 2018 12:09 am
Forum: Edit My Shot
Topic: Feather in the shower
Replies: 2
Views: 16

Re: Feather in the shower

I think you found the perfect image to perfect your photoshop skills with. Do everything Min says, consider rotating it 90 degrees clockwise, consider replacing the background with a texture, solve the white strip issue (perhaps select the colors close to the edge and paint continuation lines). With...
by PietFrancke
Wed Sep 19, 2018 12:02 am
Forum: People Showcase
Topic: Surgery Fun
Replies: 5
Views: 16

Re: Surgery Fun

good shots Ed - Min said it about the eyes. I think they also show that they like the guy behind the camera a lot!!
by PietFrancke
Tue Sep 18, 2018 11:50 pm
Forum: Places Showcase
Topic: my place
Replies: 11
Views: 28

Re: my place

looking at the tricycle was East, now we are looking West towards Guard Shore on the Chesapeake Bay. The lawn in the foreground is where the fish were jumping when it flooded at high tide. When the flies aren't active (the next six months) we ride our bikes to Guard Shore - it is a three mile or so ...
by PietFrancke
Tue Sep 18, 2018 11:30 pm
Forum: Animals Critique
Topic: On Copper Wings
Replies: 2
Views: 17

Re: On Copper Wings

butterflies are fast and (for me) hard to sneak up on - they just flitter away. I like this shot a lot min. The name reminds me of an old Jr High school teacher that I can remember.
by PietFrancke
Tue Sep 18, 2018 6:34 pm
Forum: Things Critique
Topic: A Golden Spinning Wheel
Replies: 8
Views: 24

Re: A Golden Spinning Wheel

very cool - it is good to see them when wandering in the woods. Not too good to not see them and walk right into them, so in the woods, almost always have a walking stick.
by PietFrancke
Tue Sep 18, 2018 1:59 pm
Forum: ― Transportation Showcase
Topic: Kite_surfing
Replies: 5
Views: 40

Re: Kite_surfing

Psjunkie wrote:
Tue Sep 18, 2018 1:11 pm
Same way you fly a kite PIet...they stand on the beach, get the kite up and walk out into the water..
I think it is amazing, wings for up high and a boat tied to your feet. I guess if you get into trouble, just lay in the water and make the kite come down. Not for the meek.
by PietFrancke
Tue Sep 18, 2018 12:12 pm
Forum: ― Transportation Showcase
Topic: Kite_surfing
Replies: 5
Views: 40

Re: Kite_surfing

Wow.. Looks like they can get up there pretty high.. How on earth do they get started - boat tow?
by PietFrancke
Tue Sep 18, 2018 10:53 am
Forum: People Critique
Topic: A_casual_grab
Replies: 8
Views: 32

Re: A_casual_grab

Psjunkie wrote:
Tue Sep 18, 2018 3:53 am
so the whole image it toast....I understand Piet...and thank you for your frankness....
toast with jam is good - and everyone sees things differently, my opinion only goes so far!