“Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.” ― Pablo Picasso

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by Karen
Fri Jan 17, 2020 1:20 pm
Forum: Animals Critique
Topic: Just Another Old Dam Bird
Replies: 6
Views: 52

Re: Just Another Old Dam Bird

Gorgeous.
by Karen
Sun Jan 12, 2020 12:45 pm
Forum: Project 52
Topic: Piet's 2020 52 Birds
Replies: 35
Views: 169

Re: Piet's 2020 52 Birds

So briefly.....how did you..? Absolutely stunning Piet LOL, thanks Frank - briefly then - 1) lifted shadows and pulled back highlights in camera raw to get started 2) In PS, using a luminosity mask (for brights) I used camera raw filter and increased texture and made the brights a little warmer. 3)...
by Karen
Thu Dec 19, 2019 1:21 pm
Forum: Places Critique
Topic: Tern Tern Tern - Back at the Dam
Replies: 6
Views: 75

Re: Tern Tern Tern - Back at the Dam

Here's a couple of pictures from earlier this week. The winter visitor terns have come back, and I hope their return is a sign the egrets and herons may follow as they often do. Tell me if either of these has interest. Feel free to play with them or suggest a creative/artistic way to go somewhere e...
by Karen
Mon Dec 09, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: Animals Showcase
Topic: Northern Harrier
Replies: 7
Views: 94

Re: Northern Harrier

Me too, Piet. Mere words cannot describe the awe I feel while gripped by this image.
by Karen
Mon Dec 09, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: Animals Showcase
Topic: Northern Harrier
Replies: 7
Views: 94

Re: Northern Harrier

Me too, Piet. Mere words cannot describe the awe I feel while gripped by this image.
by Karen
Mon Nov 25, 2019 4:51 pm
Forum: People Showcase
Topic: Duck & The Decisive Moment
Replies: 9
Views: 180

Re: Duck & The Decisive Moment

Thanks, Duck. I’d spare no expense if they had a button that extended and retracted those little tripod legs!
by Karen
Sat Nov 23, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: ― Artistic Expression Showcase
Topic: Benedict meets Nammu Nag
Replies: 34
Views: 2114

Re: Benedict meets Nammu Nag

PietFrancke wrote:
Tue Nov 19, 2019 4:35 pm
thanks Paula and Frank. Here is a final cut of it, I wanted to rough it up more and to try to make the background - a Background.ben4.jpg
I love love love your imagination and compositing skills, Piet! Great piece of storytelling, too!
by Karen
Sat Nov 23, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: People Showcase
Topic: Duck & The Decisive Moment
Replies: 9
Views: 180

Re: Duck & The Decisive Moment

Unitas_Photography-6564.jpg Thanks to Minnie's and Dave's kind generosity in sharing their vacation with me I had the privilege of observing this community's generations old tradition first hand. It was fascinating and mesmerizing and awe inspiring watching a community of both locals and strangers ...
by Karen
Sat Nov 23, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: People Showcase
Topic: Duck & The Decisive Moment
Replies: 9
Views: 180

Re: Duck & The Decisive Moment

Psjunkie wrote:
Tue Nov 19, 2019 10:05 pm
Good one minniev...seems he has more gear than the lobstermen...
😂😂😂!!!
by Karen
Fri Nov 15, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: ― Artistic Expression Critique
Topic: 'MonheganMinnie' (Composite)
Replies: 6
Views: 106

Re: 'MonheganMinnie' (Composite)

While we were on Monhegan Island, Minnie and I took a walk to visit the D.T. Sheridan Shipwreck. It was a heavily windy overcast day with rough seas. One of the best times for dramatic pictures. Here is a composite of Minnie placed on some rocks with the rough waves pounding on the shoreline. I tri...