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by minniev
Tue Feb 19, 2019 10:50 pm
Forum: Project 52
Topic: Minne's NEW 2019 52
Replies: 53
Views: 870

Re: Minne's NEW 2019 52

PietFrancke wrote:
Tue Feb 19, 2019 3:03 pm
really like the stained glass feeling of the colors
Thanks. Ever the experiment.

The 52 project just makes me do stuff I wouldn't normally do, and sometimes I learn something from it or find something I didn't expect.
by minniev
Tue Feb 19, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: ― Artistic Expression Critique
Topic: New Orleans: Dark Lord
Replies: 12
Views: 45

Re: New Orleans: Dark Lord

Rather than be the broken record here I'll add that he needs a bit more separation from the background...this is well conceived minniev, will be watching.. What strategies do you use for separation? I'm still struggling with separation and blending in. I end up going the wrong direction quite often.
by minniev
Tue Feb 19, 2019 10:45 pm
Forum: ― Artistic Expression Critique
Topic: New Orleans: Dark Lord
Replies: 12
Views: 45

Re: New Orleans: Dark Lord

love the curtains for his background - good color. The rabbit and claws need to move back (they read too forward). The thing/head floating to the right, not too sure about. The bird... consider turning it around and having it peck at his neck or erring. Moon thing is cool, but might have that reced...
by minniev
Tue Feb 19, 2019 10:42 pm
Forum: ― Artistic Expression Critique
Topic: New Orleans: Dark Lord
Replies: 12
Views: 45

Re: New Orleans: Dark Lord

Absolutely love this Minnie !!! He was good for something, and you found a place for him. I'm not quite sure about the bird on his shoulders. More work is needed and you have already mentioned a work in progress. The other thing that kinda jumps out at me is the dead space above him. Maybe you have...
by minniev
Tue Feb 19, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: ― Artistic Expression Critique
Topic: Caught
Replies: 17
Views: 105

Re: Caught

Here's the new version of the fairy. Started over completely but used the same images. I did keep her webbed up because the webbing is something I wanted to keep, but took Duck's advice on making her bigger in the scene (this worked better with cropping/shrinking the background image since the fairy...
by minniev
Tue Feb 19, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: ― Artistic Expression Critique
Topic: New Orleans: Dark Lord
Replies: 12
Views: 45

New Orleans: Dark Lord

I've posted this guy before, and so has Dave Chinn. I pulled out an unfinished version or a new composite for him, and worked a bit more on it. It isn't done, but am hoping for suggestions, about any of it - the light, the selections, the blending, etc.
by minniev
Tue Feb 19, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: Project 52
Topic: Minne's NEW 2019 52
Replies: 53
Views: 870

Re: Minne's NEW 2019 52

Psjunkie wrote:
Tue Feb 19, 2019 12:19 am
I very much like the first....
Thank ya Frank!
by minniev
Tue Feb 19, 2019 2:49 pm
Forum: Places Showcase
Topic: Foggy Drive By Shooting
Replies: 5
Views: 41

Re: Foggy Drive By Shooting

Psjunkie wrote:
Tue Feb 19, 2019 12:21 am
minniev wrote:
Fri Feb 15, 2019 9:31 pm
Any comments appreciated, but I don't think either is due a lot of time.
...and not much time was used..don't look too close....Piet made me do it.
Awesome! (And another reason to shoot a drive by rather than park and get out!)
by minniev
Tue Feb 19, 2019 2:45 pm
Forum: Places Showcase
Topic: Foggy Drive By Shooting
Replies: 5
Views: 41

Re: Foggy Drive By Shooting

PietFrancke wrote:
Mon Feb 18, 2019 11:50 pm
love the beauty of the first and the mood/colors of the second.
Thanks. Jim Hill taught me not to pass by a shot just because there's no place you can safely or legally pull off the road.
by minniev
Tue Feb 19, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: ― Scapes Showcase
Topic: Looking North-Northeast Under a Cloud
Replies: 4
Views: 22

Re: Looking North-Northeast Under a Cloud

rmalarz wrote:
Mon Feb 18, 2019 10:51 pm
--Bob
The clouds where you live are so awesome, Arizona ought to be required to share them with less fortunate states like mine.

Of course your captures and processing account for making great clouds and light into great images, regardless of what lies beneath them. Thanks for sharing this one!