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Offline Shadow

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Man's best friend
« on: June 11, 2017, 03:45:53 PM »
Hi Gang. Got a fun one. Did a Curves layer and then a B&W adj layer with the Default settings. Should I straighten this image or leave it as is? Wonder if he has a treat in his hand for his little friend?  ::)




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Re: Man's best friend
« Reply #1 on: June 11, 2017, 10:42:31 PM »
Shadow, cute photo and a nice change of pace. I'm not sure about the straightening as most likely that is how the picture was taken. I will let some of the others give their opinion on that.

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Offline Lynnya

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Re: Man's best friend
« Reply #2 on: June 12, 2017, 09:17:18 AM »
Hi Lyn from Cody Wyoming 😀..I think I'd do one of each...one straight one wonky and let QC decide..have a great day..we are running from weather today :)
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Re: Man's best friend
« Reply #3 on: June 12, 2017, 09:21:25 AM »
IF you straighten it, be sure to straighten a copy of original and upload with the restore.
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Offline Shadow

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Re: Man's best friend
« Reply #4 on: June 12, 2017, 01:52:16 PM »
Thanks all. Couldn't tell for sure about the original. Heaven knows I have plenty of off-kilter shots.  ::)
So glad all of you are generous with your thoughts and opinions! Will put up a WIP soon and Lynn, will probably do what you suggested. Hadn't thought of straightening the original Kiska ... thanks!

Offline Shadow

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Re: Man's best friend
« Reply #5 on: June 12, 2017, 05:58:10 PM »

WIP here. Lots of healing, borrowing/jumping to new layer etc. Anything stick out? Back at it ...  ;)

Offline Candice

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Re: Man's best friend
« Reply #6 on: June 12, 2017, 06:21:31 PM »
That little fox terrier reminds me of my 1st dog when I was a little girl.  We called her Trixi. Lovely work thus far. :)

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Re: Man's best friend
« Reply #7 on: June 12, 2017, 08:55:32 PM »
Thanks Candy. Bet Trixi is smiling  :loveit:
How's this gang? See anything to change or improve or redo?  :P


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Re: Man's best friend
« Reply #8 on: June 12, 2017, 11:14:28 PM »
A couple of things I noticed:  The hinge from the door on the left was omitted and the dark shadow across the top of the picture was probably from sun hitting the extended porch.

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Re: Man's best friend
« Reply #9 on: June 12, 2017, 11:23:15 PM »
Maybe darken/burn the man's face, shirt, and top of overalls a bit so he blends in better. Otherwise coming along nice.

Margie 
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Re: Man's best friend
« Reply #10 on: June 13, 2017, 10:37:06 AM »
Thank you Candy and Margie. Appreciate the "good eyes". Better?



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Re: Man's best friend
« Reply #11 on: June 13, 2017, 05:53:50 PM »
Much better.  Great work!

Offline Shadow

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Re: Man's best friend
« Reply #12 on: June 13, 2017, 08:12:21 PM »
Many thanks Candy!  :wnw:

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Re: Man's best friend
« Reply #13 on: June 14, 2017, 03:36:30 PM »
Lookin great Lyn  :up:

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Re: Man's best friend
« Reply #14 on: June 14, 2017, 06:09:27 PM »
Thanks Lynn. Are you warm and dry up north?