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by Bob Yankle
Wed Nov 01, 2017 6:07 pm
Forum: Edit My Shot
Topic: What to do when the Fall Color fizzles? Please Fire for Effect.
Replies: 16
Views: 3734

Re: What to do when the Fall Color fizzles? Please Fire for Effect.

Charles Haacker wrote:Using the image from the OP this is what I came up with in Lightroom. Cropped, with 2 radial filters and one grad filter (maybe a little too quick and dirty but it's small):

Yep, those are the colors I was thinking of. And you got the best crop for what there was to work with.
by Bob Yankle
Wed Nov 01, 2017 3:08 pm
Forum: ― Artistic Expression Critique
Topic: Big Iron (Triceratops)
Replies: 2
Views: 561

Big Iron (Triceratops)

Muscular, hard-working, and not afraid to get dirty. Strangely enough, one of the careers I often fantasized about when I was younger was operating big earth movers. This image probably falls within the category of "Industry" but we don't have one of those forums yet, so I thought this mig...
by Bob Yankle
Wed Nov 01, 2017 2:59 pm
Forum: Edit My Shot
Topic: What to do when the Fall Color fizzles? Please Fire for Effect.
Replies: 16
Views: 3734

What to do when the Fall Color fizzles? Please Fire for Effect.

I've been talking with a few folks who say the Fall Color in 2017 just isn't as exciting as it has been in the not-so-distant past. Warming and drought seem to be prevalent and no early frosts to get the ball rolling. The attached image is rather blah from an exposure point of view, but there seem t...
by Bob Yankle
Wed Nov 01, 2017 2:50 pm
Forum: Image Processing
Topic: Learning the Tilt-Shift Blur Option in Photoshop CC 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 1742

Re: Learning the Tilt-Shift Blur Option in Photoshop CC 2018

A useful tool, Chuck, and you got better at this with a bit of muscle memory. I liked the wood sculpture as well. I would be tempted to play with its lighting values with a bit of texture to make it even more dramatic.
by Bob Yankle
Wed Nov 01, 2017 1:04 am
Forum: ― Scapes Showcase
Topic: Golden Fall Blizzard
Replies: 8
Views: 1097

Re: Golden Fall Blizzard

A most unusual scene ..... almost as if the tree were growing sideways. And the leaves looking as if they were blown horizontally by the wind, yet there was no wind to speak of. Stupendous Bob. I especially like the tones on the tree. Great texture. All very Chinese -- or at least my stereotype of ...
by Bob Yankle
Tue Oct 31, 2017 5:35 pm
Forum: ― Scapes Showcase
Topic: Golden Fall Blizzard
Replies: 8
Views: 1097

Re: Golden Fall Blizzard

Charles Haacker wrote:That is just WOW! Gorgeous, solidly composed, brilliant... (OK)

Thanks Chuck. There was a lot to work with here ....... color balance chief among them.
by Bob Yankle
Tue Oct 31, 2017 5:34 pm
Forum: ― Scapes Showcase
Topic: Golden Fall Blizzard
Replies: 8
Views: 1097

Re: Golden Fall Blizzard

mikec wrote:Nice and vibrant. Good composition.

Thanks Mike. To see that much color that close to the ground was unexpected ...... but delightful!.
by Bob Yankle
Tue Oct 31, 2017 1:13 pm
Forum: ― Scapes Showcase
Topic: Golden Fall Blizzard
Replies: 8
Views: 1097

Golden Fall Blizzard

A most unusual scene ..... almost as if the tree were growing sideways. And the leaves looking as if they were blown horizontally by the wind, yet there was no wind to speak of.
by Bob Yankle
Mon Oct 30, 2017 9:24 pm
Forum: Flowers & Plants Critique
Topic: The Age of Bronze
Replies: 5
Views: 985

Re: The Age of Bronze

MIke and Minniev I truly appreciate your kind words. This was a much richer palette than I am used to when it comes to Fall Colors.
by Bob Yankle
Mon Oct 30, 2017 8:37 pm
Forum: Animals Showcase
Topic: A New Life
Replies: 9
Views: 1198

Re: A New Life

Probably one of the best instances of minimalism I have seen in a very long time. The camera work is impeccable.