"Sometimes imagination is no more than randomness applied." —Piet Francke

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by PietFrancke
Sun Dec 16, 2018 4:22 pm
Forum: Project 52
Topic: Dave's Project 52
Replies: 349
Views: 10350

Re: Dave's Project 52

those trees are fascinating. Your hero tree will need to become a member of something else at some point in time. I'm guessing that this capture would have been tough or impossible without the fisheye (getting the whole tree). Warping it so that it stands straight may have to be part of things unles...
by PietFrancke
Fri Dec 14, 2018 4:37 am
Forum: Open Challenges
Topic: Make A Holiday Card!
Replies: 8
Views: 82

Re: Make A Holiday Card!

minniev wrote:
Fri Dec 14, 2018 2:41 am
PietFrancke wrote:
Fri Dec 14, 2018 12:26 am
yes Believe!, oh YES.
snowman, a smile, red mittens
and Merry Christmas
You glued them all together in a poem! Love it!

Now please do make a beautiful Piet-type card for us!
it takes a village..
village.jpg
by PietFrancke
Fri Dec 14, 2018 12:26 am
Forum: Open Challenges
Topic: Make A Holiday Card!
Replies: 8
Views: 82

Re: Make A Holiday Card!

yes Believe!, oh YES.
snowman, a smile, red mittens
and Merry Christmas
by PietFrancke
Thu Dec 13, 2018 8:46 pm
Forum: Animals Showcase
Topic: Beauty in the Marsh
Replies: 9
Views: 75

Re: Beauty in the Marsh

this one is not so nice, but was struck by the repeating patterns...
beauty4s.jpg
by PietFrancke
Thu Dec 13, 2018 7:05 pm
Forum: Animals Showcase
Topic: Beauty in the Marsh
Replies: 9
Views: 75

Re: Beauty in the Marsh

thanks Frank and Minnie,

I like this one for the background color and feel..
beauty3s.jpg
by PietFrancke
Thu Dec 13, 2018 3:15 am
Forum: Animals Showcase
Topic: Beauty in the Marsh
Replies: 9
Views: 75

Re: Beauty in the Marsh

beauty2s.jpg
Geese
by PietFrancke
Thu Dec 13, 2018 1:55 am
Forum: Animals Showcase
Topic: Beauty in the Marsh
Replies: 9
Views: 75

Beauty in the Marsh

(I plan to keep adding to this thread)..


beauty1s.jpg
Mallards
by PietFrancke
Tue Dec 11, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: Monthly Masters Discussion
Topic: Monthly Masters' Discussion - December 2018 - Bruegel's "Census At Bethlehem"
Replies: 7
Views: 117

Re: Monthly Masters' Discussion - December 2018 - Bruegel's "Census At Bethlehem"

Holy cow Duck - this is awesome. I had never considered the Gestalt rule of Proximity before. If I were a street photographer, I would now seek the contrast of crowds - vs not crowds. Or perhaps seek clumps of trees/bushes in a landscape. Something that struck me but that I was not able to verbalize...
by PietFrancke
Tue Dec 11, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: ― Scapes Showcase
Topic: the sky is ink
Replies: 22
Views: 132

Re: the sky is ink

your tinten composition would put the lie to that -- but your story goes far to say how skill overcomes talent. How hard work overcomes "its's easy". Talented people are lazy - it comes easy. The rewards are in the struggle. With PS, at least there is nothing that can't be undone/redone - the canva...
by PietFrancke
Tue Dec 11, 2018 2:05 pm
Forum: ― Scapes Showcase
Topic: the sky is ink
Replies: 22
Views: 132

Re: the sky is ink

the bird is the Northern SkullCap - when they get stuck they scream even louder than the Australian OhNo bird! About dexterity, Me neither - but I'm getting closer and getting better at refining and seeing things wrong... But with layers and photoshop etc, dexterity is no longer a requirement! “Nor...