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green heron in flight

Post by PietFrancke » Sat Aug 03, 2019 5:25 pm

a heavy crop of an elusive and beautiful bird. Someday he will fly closer and I will be ready.
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Post by minniev » Sat Aug 03, 2019 8:48 pm

He is indeed a beautiful bird. I love the straight profile capture, especially those dear feet, with what's probably water glistening on them.

Now I will wait for you to turn this one into an artwork with all your tricks of texture and light.
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Post by Psjunkie » Sun Aug 04, 2019 12:54 pm

Well rendered Piet..

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Post by PietFrancke » Sun Aug 04, 2019 6:08 pm

thanks Paula and Frank - here is the artistic version promised by Paula! LOL, best that I can do for today anyway...
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Post by Psjunkie » Sun Aug 04, 2019 7:49 pm

Glad minniev put the pressure on you....like it a lot

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Post by minniev » Sun Aug 04, 2019 9:03 pm

PietFrancke wrote:
Sun Aug 04, 2019 6:08 pm
thanks Paula and Frank - here is the artistic version promised by Paula! LOL, best that I can do for today anyway...
It's beautiful, as I knew it would be.

Now, one day we shall see him carrying off a tiny warrior or maiden struggling to get free from that beak. Or maybe riding in a little saddle on that neck...
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Post by PietFrancke » Sun Aug 04, 2019 9:29 pm

minniev wrote:
Sun Aug 04, 2019 9:03 pm
PietFrancke wrote:
Sun Aug 04, 2019 6:08 pm
thanks Paula and Frank - here is the artistic version promised by Paula! LOL, best that I can do for today anyway...
It's beautiful, as I knew it would be.

Now, one day we shall see him carrying off a tiny warrior or maiden struggling to get free from that beak. Or maybe riding in a little saddle on that neck...
I love that saddle idea!! The image needs that Third kind of thing and a rider would do the trick. I'm not making any promises mind you!!! (but I love the idea of it).

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Post by PietFrancke » Sun Aug 04, 2019 11:18 pm

for Minnie, she made me do it..
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Post by minniev » Mon Aug 05, 2019 1:21 am

Love it. The bird’s neck was perfectly angled for a saddle. Great lighting you’ve created. I’m in awe.
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Post by PietFrancke » Mon Aug 05, 2019 1:52 am

thanks for your great idea Min - the lighting was luck, thanks for throwing me back in the saddle!

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