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Post by PietFrancke » Mon Apr 02, 2018 1:46 am

towards evening.. light is better - but LESS
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Post by minniev » Mon Apr 02, 2018 1:55 am

Beautifully done, Piet. The pose is wonderful, as is the light. But your editing and texturing make it art.
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Post by PietFrancke » Mon Apr 02, 2018 3:17 am

thank you Minnie, I needed to jump into the saddle on this one - wasn't feeling it, was stumped, and happy it turned out ok.

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Post by Psjunkie » Mon Apr 02, 2018 10:22 am

Good catch and presentation PIet......

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Post by mikec » Mon Apr 02, 2018 12:03 pm

Very nice.
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Post by St3v3M » Sun Apr 08, 2018 7:57 pm

PietFrancke wrote:
Mon Apr 02, 2018 1:46 am
towards evening.. light is better - but LESS
This reminds me of Hotel Art! I guess I should learn how to work with textured backgrounds! S-
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Post by PietFrancke » Sun Apr 08, 2018 8:06 pm

St3v3M wrote:
Sun Apr 08, 2018 7:57 pm
PietFrancke wrote:
Mon Apr 02, 2018 1:46 am
towards evening.. light is better - but LESS
This reminds me of Hotel Art! I guess I should learn how to work with textured backgrounds! S-
thank you Frank and Mike.

Thank you Steve (I think... LOL). You are from CA, so I thought Hotel California right away. Back East here we have hotels that can be rented by the hour and they have incredible wall art and texture.

About textures, just find some textures or make them, bring them in as a layer, try a blend mode (overlay or soft light perhaps), control the texture with it's opacity, add a mask to clean up perhaps the subject or area of interest where you don't want the texture.

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Post by St3v3M » Sun Apr 08, 2018 8:11 pm

PietFrancke wrote:
Sun Apr 08, 2018 8:06 pm
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About textures, just find some textures or make them, bring them in as a layer, try a blend mode (overlay or soft light perhaps), control the texture with it's opacity, add a mask to clean up perhaps the subject or area of interest where you don't want the texture.
Thank you so much! S-
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Post by PietFrancke » Sun Apr 08, 2018 9:07 pm

St3v3M wrote:
Sun Apr 08, 2018 7:57 pm
PietFrancke wrote:
Mon Apr 02, 2018 1:46 am
towards evening.. light is better - but LESS
This reminds me of Hotel Art! I guess I should learn how to work with textured backgrounds! S-
There were voices down the corridor,
I thought I heard them say
Welcome to the Hotel California
Such a lovely place ...
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Post by St3v3M » Sun Apr 08, 2018 9:10 pm

PietFrancke wrote:
Sun Apr 08, 2018 9:07 pm
There were voices down the corridor,
I thought I heard them say
Welcome to the Hotel California
Such a lovely place ...
Such a lovely place ...
"Take photographs, leave footprints, steal hearts"

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