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by Karen
Sat Mar 21, 2020 1:06 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Within Temptation
Replies: 9
Views: 104

Re: Within Temptation

PietFrancke wrote: ↑
Mon Mar 16, 2020 6:45 pm
an important public message:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hks6Nq7 ... NOxZ8xyfTc
Thanks, Piet! LMAO πŸ˜‚ πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚!
by Karen
Mon Feb 10, 2020 4:06 pm
Forum: Places Critique
Topic: 'Sittin' on the Dock of the Bay'
Replies: 11
Views: 136

Re: 'Sittin' on the Dock of the Bay'

Oooo, Dave! This one pulled me in. It felt ominous at first, then the white boats seemingly unaffected implied β€œwe got this, no need to worry.” So then I had to explore every pixel as to why this fortress of a town, muscled pier, and fearless clutch of sea goers were safe against the powers of natur...
by Karen
Fri Jan 17, 2020 1:20 pm
Forum: Animals Critique
Topic: Just Another Old Dam Bird
Replies: 6
Views: 110

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: 68
Views: 666

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: 133

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: 136

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: 136

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: 246

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: 2182

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: 246

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 ...