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by PietFrancke
Fri May 15, 2020 9:48 pm
Forum: Flowers & Plants Showcase
Topic: Garlic Patch 2020
Replies: 22
Views: 331

Re: Garlic Patch 2020

yep - a gnome patch.
by PietFrancke
Fri May 15, 2020 9:46 pm
Forum: Animals Showcase
Topic: Social Distancing At The Dam
Replies: 4
Views: 142

Re: Social Distancing At The Dam

that is such a cool spot, the white birds and black water are a special fit.
by PietFrancke
Fri May 15, 2020 9:45 pm
Forum: ― Architecture Showcase
Topic: West Station
Replies: 4
Views: 161

Re: West Station

nice and clean
by PietFrancke
Fri May 15, 2020 9:44 pm
Forum: Animals Critique
Topic: Lizard
Replies: 4
Views: 139

Re: Lizard

OMG - so cool!!! at quick glance thought you had baby road runner too, till I saw 2nd lizard and realized you had flipped and shrunk. Cool symmetry effect.
by PietFrancke
Fri May 15, 2020 1:43 am
Forum: Project 52
Topic: Piet's 2020 52 Birds
Replies: 150
Views: 5790

Re: Piet's 2020 52 Birds

I hear there is some software called Photoshop that can be used to enhance photos......I might check it out. I need a photo of Paula, and another of Frank. And then flip them around and back and forth and most definitely upside down to see what falls out. I think there is a plan or package or somet...
by PietFrancke
Fri May 15, 2020 1:36 am
Forum: Flowers & Plants Showcase
Topic: Garlic Patch 2020
Replies: 22
Views: 331

Re: Garlic Patch 2020

such an elegant and wonky shape - half abstract, half whatever is not abstract, and All beautiful. Inside, outside and everything - yes more! Please
by PietFrancke
Thu May 14, 2020 3:12 am
Forum: Project 52
Topic: Piet's 2020 52 Birds
Replies: 150
Views: 5790

Re: Piet's 2020 52 Birds

It's what we are all here for, no thanks needed.....I will say it seems to me the whole image is warmer or brighter so I'm a bit confused on what the brush did....course doesn't take much to confuse me LOL - you crack me up, I can't get away with anything!!! While I was in there I did camera raw fi...
by PietFrancke
Thu May 14, 2020 2:42 am
Forum: Project 52
Topic: Piet's 2020 52 Birds
Replies: 150
Views: 5790

Re: Piet's 2020 52 Birds

I get it now, thanks for expounding on the subject....... spent a little time experimenting - mostly used PS special effects brush "Kyles concept brush - all purpose blend" and blended the hard edges on the wings to make them softer and I think it helped a LOT. (not saying the photo doesn't have is...
by PietFrancke
Wed May 13, 2020 5:34 pm
Forum: Project 52
Topic: Piet's 2020 52 Birds
Replies: 150
Views: 5790

Re: Piet's 2020 52 Birds

thanks Min, would be curious to know when you get the chance. Thanks Frank - fringing is always or at least often an issue.. I think my biggest issue with birds in this particular pose is the boringness aspect of one - centered. It is a real conflict between trying to share the detail and sharing th...
by PietFrancke
Wed May 13, 2020 1:06 pm
Forum: Project 52
Topic: Minnie's 2020 52 Project
Replies: 170
Views: 6567

Re: Minnie's 2020 52 Project

besides the wonderful subject matter - I am liking the pathway of light concept The late afternoon light on the path is what made me remember I had my camera. I took a picture of his two older brothers on that same path the autumn we got the house, similar light but different colors. They were 5 an...