Let's just say I disagree.....and in the spirit of the holidays and I don't want to spend a fortune on buying you antacids .....I'll leave it at that.
Good eye to see this composition within the tree! Nice horizontal branch with all those delicately outlined and delicately colored leaves. Those interspersed
Wow. Superb image. Did you shoot it in Nova Scotia?
It's interesting to see the different crops. Very nice capture and a nice looking owl you have, Richard.
For the first two shots I did not correct the setting being used for flight shots earlier.
Later I discovered that I liked this underexposed image
I really like the layers and subdued colors in the bkgd. Those horizontal lines flow nicely with the horizontal lines of the osprey. As always, nice
To see the real feather and read the story, check out the Macro Flora & Fauna forum. For this rendition, I used Topaz simplify buz sim, Fractalius,
I found this feather at a duck pond where the kids throw bread to the birds, outside of Dallas, Texas. In the winter, normally wild ducks crowd the banks
The colors in this are absolutely wonderful.
The light is indeed fantastic, but the low tide stranded boats tells an additional story. I agree with the decision to de-emphasize the uninteresting
Simplify & Flood
I spent a couple of weeks roaming around the southwest US in October. The highlight of the trip was Canyon de Chelly.
An image from a warmer period. Minimal Fractalius and Cheryl's technique of applying a low opacity multiply layer.
Spent another morning and late afternoon with my little friend.
1/640 sec; f/5.6; ISO 640 Evaluative Metering Hand
We would love to hear your ideas for upcoming bi-weekly themes. They can be fun, they can be educational, seasonal, something to expand our comfort zones,
Took this image last June, but wasn't sure about the crop. Would like to hear your feedback.
I found this snowy owl a few weeks ago out toward the east end of Long Island. I had searched for several hours both on foot and in my car, 40 mph sustained