Login or Join Now

Upload your photos, chat, win prizes and much more

Username:
Password:
Remember Me

Can't Access your Account?

New to ePHOTOzine? Join ePHOTOzine for free!

Smudge

Join Now

Join ePHOTOzine, the friendliest photography community.

Upload photos, chat with photographers, win prizes and much more for free!

Add Comment

I have hardly read The Book but I am already playing with loads of ideas from it.

This is our new dog Smudge done in a Max Stylee.

Comments,critiques and Mods welcome.
Chris

Camera:Canon EOS 20D
Lens:17-85 EFS
Recording media:Raw
Title:Smudge
Username:lobsterboy lobsterboy
Uploaded:18 Sep 2006 - 8:45 PM
Tags:Black, Cocker spaniel, Dogs, Pets / captive animals, White
VS Mode Rating 101 (100% won)
These stats show the percentage of wins and the rating score that your photo has achieved. You can go to the VS Mode by clicking on this icon.

Signup to e2

Signup to e2 to see which photo this has won or lost against in the vs mode
Votes:53
Modifications wanted Modifications Welcome (Upload a Modification)

Comments

dp
dp e2 Member 10163 forum postsdp vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2006 - 8:55 PM

Stunning Chris, you really are great at whichever type of photography you turn your hands at and sometimes... just sometimes, it makes me jealous of your talent Wink

Well done. That has got to go on your wall.

(By the way are you sure he isnt Clement Fraud with excess facial hair?)

Dave

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

lobsterboy
lobsterboy Site Moderator 1114277 forum postslobsterboy vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2006 - 8:56 PM

LOL @ Dave - yup she sure has cornered the market in grumpy looks hasn't she.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

msnapz
msnapz e2 Member 874 forum postsmsnapz vcard
18 Sep 2006 - 9:02 PM

What a great portrait. Really nice dog too. Love the effect

matt

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

ejtumman
ejtumman e2 Member 102756 forum postsejtumman vcard England
18 Sep 2006 - 9:05 PM

Just fantastic.... I love it!!!

Emma ;o)

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

redstag
redstag e2 Member 9100 forum postsredstag vcard United Kingdom14 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2006 - 9:10 PM

Great eyes, so well taken.
Jon

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

iscramble
iscramble e2 Member 1190 forum postsiscramble vcard United Kingdom
18 Sep 2006 - 9:13 PM

Just got mine today! This is fab. All the dogs I know are all white though! Perhaps I could do some PS work afterwards! Smile
Great shot, well done.
Cheers
Phil

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

brand
brand e2 Member 10brand vcard United Kingdom
18 Sep 2006 - 9:18 PM

Beautiful shot, wish my cocker spaniel would sit still she see's the camera and is gone.
Mike

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

lobsterboy
lobsterboy Site Moderator 1114277 forum postslobsterboy vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2006 - 9:19 PM

Mike this was grabbed as she moved about the garden - you only need them to be walking really

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

starliz
starliz e2 Member 101594 forum postsstarliz vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2006 - 9:23 PM

dp is so right with Clement Freud lol

its a wonderful portrait beautifully lit,superb shot.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

bassan
bassan e2 Member 11bassan vcard
18 Sep 2006 - 9:54 PM

Superb detail, nicely lit.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

dalischone
dalischone e2 Member 10293 forum postsdalischone vcard Scotland
18 Sep 2006 - 10:07 PM

Awww he's gorgeous. Works really well with the dark background.

Tracy

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

mulligansmaster
mulligansmaster e2 Member 1034 forum postsmulligansmaster vcard United Kingdom
18 Sep 2006 - 10:41 PM

Fabulous, those eyes are simply a ploy to get you to give it more food...don't try and resist these are only set to low power and its already working...click, Mac

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

gwyn h
gwyn h e2 Member 10432 forum postsgwyn h vcard
18 Sep 2006 - 10:54 PM

A simply cracking image Chris, definitely one for the wall. Just a shame Smudge is not a yellow lab...but you can't have everything can you!

Gwyn

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Brilane
Brilane e2 Member 8Brilane vcard Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2006 - 10:56 PM

Love the sad expression, good shot.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

NevP
NevP  9853 forum posts Canada13 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2006 - 12:46 AM

Just stunning, does Smudge need a new home?

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

trahern
trahern e2 Member 11863 forum poststrahern vcard United Kingdom
19 Sep 2006 - 6:22 AM

This is smashing.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 84379 forum postsKarenFB vcard England163 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2006 - 6:25 AM

Smudge is gorgeous and you've captured him perfectly. Good shot.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Gecko
Gecko e2 Member 825 forum postsGecko vcard Australia
19 Sep 2006 - 6:32 AM

What a doozie! Great model with such sad eyes, love it. Pam

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

stix
stix e2 Member 10924 forum postsstix vcard United Kingdom87 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2006 - 7:57 AM

This is much more than just a dog shot, its a portrait, and a very good one at that.
Geuss you won't be needing my studio then...
Martin

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Coleslaw
Coleslaw e2 Member 913403 forum postsColeslaw vcard Wales28 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2006 - 11:36 AM

I like it.
What did you do to him?

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

lobsterboy
lobsterboy Site Moderator 1114277 forum postslobsterboy vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2006 - 12:46 PM

Basically just painted in a black B/G and adjusted her colouring to match, the full technique is detailed in The Book!

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Hannahs_Pics
Hannahs_Pics e2 Member 937 forum postsHannahs_Pics vcard England
19 Sep 2006 - 5:09 PM

Well done, happy to be number 30!

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1184 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
19 Sep 2006 - 6:18 PM

Great done

Peter

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

claret
claret e2 Member 1049 forum postsclaret vcard England
21 Sep 2006 - 12:46 PM

Is this the little fella you rescued Chris? will have to have a go at the technique using our Blab, Lucky.
Iain

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

lobsterboy
lobsterboy Site Moderator 1114277 forum postslobsterboy vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
21 Sep 2006 - 3:55 PM

Yes She's our rescue alright - come a long way in 6 months but still manages the "wo is me look"!

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

SueTurner
SueTurner e2 Member 1081 forum postsSueTurner vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
21 Sep 2006 - 8:04 PM

what a fantastic shot of this beautiful dog, really like this very much

Sue

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

hobbs
hobbs e2 Member 101259 forum postshobbs vcard United Kingdom
25 Sep 2006 - 11:14 AM

Very cute Chris.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Portknockie
Portknockie e2 Member 1048 forum postsPortknockie vcard Scotland
26 Sep 2006 - 3:19 PM

What a superb face ...Great shot..

DonSmile

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

clive burrow
clive burrow e2 Member 1071 forum postsclive burrow vcard United Kingdom
26 Sep 2006 - 7:34 PM

Outstanding work Chris, like this one very much.

Regards
Clive

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Nic_WA
Nic_WA e2 Member 10179 forum postsNic_WA vcard Australia2 Constructive Critique Points
27 Sep 2006 - 10:18 AM

Love the eyes Smile Very successful attempt at a Max-style portrait I'd say.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

naturenut
naturenut e2 Member 121801 forum postsnaturenut vcard England
7 Oct 2006 - 8:57 AM

Great shot, reminds me of Pip a blue roan we once had.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Fishnet
Fishnet e2 Member 104976 forum postsFishnet vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
6 Nov 2006 - 2:06 PM

Truly beautiful photo !!!

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Blenkinsopp
Blenkinsopp e2 Member 9320 forum postsBlenkinsopp vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2007 - 7:53 AM

just came across this cracking capture
- love those soulful eyes

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

- Original Poster Comments
- Your Posts

Add a Comment

You must be a member to leave a comment

Username:
Password:
Remember me:
Un-tick this box if you want to login each time you visit.