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by Karen
Wed Apr 15, 2020 1:16 pm
Forum: Places Showcase
Topic: What Used To Be My Swamp
Replies: 9
Views: 458

Re: What Used To Be My Swamp

the before and after images completely tell the story. As Frank said, happy it stayed away from you. I am not sure whether it makes me sadder because everything else is wrong, or if I'd feel much worse about it if life were normal. Perspective is rather difficult right now. But it seems fitting tha...
by Karen
Sat Mar 21, 2020 1:06 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Within Temptation
Replies: 9
Views: 394

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: 444

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: 223

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: 214
Views: 7847

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: 181

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: 328

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: 328

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: 323

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: 2797

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!