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grockleJB 13 3 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2009 1:00PM
I would give him whatever he asked for! lovely shot. John.
MickyMc 14 8 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2009 1:02PM
Wow that is some shot and excellent work on it you have done too
Mavis
KarenFB Plus
16 5.9k 184 England
15 Jan 2009 1:03PM
A beautiful capture, what a difference between the 'before' and 'after'!!
ugly Plus
14 9 58 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2009 1:05PM
V2 is a lot better...
A very nice shot very clear nice colours now you corrected leavels...

Well done...

Dave
Buffalo_Tom 16 2.3k 29 Wales
15 Jan 2009 1:09PM
Menacing eyes,you can see what he is thinking.Superb portrait.
Tom.
Nettles 15 England
15 Jan 2009 1:09PM
Good work to bring out the details, a good shot too.
Annette
LynneJoyce Plus
14 22 101 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2009 1:16PM
Menacing nothing - these are delightful creatures who live in harmonious family groups and hunt cooperatively only in order to eat. This is a lovely portatit of a noble creature. Well done.
FredF 15 1 France
15 Jan 2009 1:31PM
Version one, great eyes contact and details. Lovely animal.

Fred
barbarahirst 14 27 12 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2009 1:48PM
V1 is a real goodie
well done
tigertimb 14 40 66 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2009 2:14PM
Thankyou for the comments everyone.
Lynne I agree; I just hope this guy doesn't get seriously injured when one of the younger males decides it's time to take over leading the pack.
I've now seen this on a 2nd monitor where it seems to have a slight green cast; so I've added #3 - is that any better?
Tim
motorsportpictures 14 289 23 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2009 2:32PM
beautiful shots, v1 for me...
scott
Bob_V 15 1 2 United States
15 Jan 2009 2:52PM
V1 for me Tim, such a well detailed capture.
Bob
challicew 14 1 1 South Africa
15 Jan 2009 3:17PM
This is really great!
lonely_oryx 14 61 55 England
15 Jan 2009 4:13PM
You have done well to bring out the detail from the original
woolybill1 Plus
16 38 79 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2009 4:17PM
I can't distinguish between V1 and V3 on my laptop, Tim.
Bill
tigertimb 14 40 66 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2009 4:47PM
It's quite subtle on my laptop Bill, but when I see it on a desktop monitor there's a distinct green cast discernable in #1. I checked the original and the white of the sky does have a slight bit of green which I've corrected for #3 and on the desktop monitor it also makes the wolf seem "cleaner" and "right" too.
Tim
rontear Plus
19 23 9 England
15 Jan 2009 4:50PM
Grizzled character, excellent Tim. Ron.
Hoffy 17 262 16 England
15 Jan 2009 5:22PM
I think he is not happy, looks sad.
hellsbells8868 14 151 2 Wales
15 Jan 2009 5:53PM
Beautiful eyes, the work you have done is wonderful, Stunning image.
Scaramanga 14 60 6 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2009 6:45PM
Yeah I think the adjustment on V3 works a lot better, great capture, he's certainly keeping his eye on you.
microchip 15 1 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2009 7:27PM
Lovely work and a great shot,
Alan
iancam 14 23 England
15 Jan 2009 7:30PM
Excellent shot, I do like these shots
Ian
mark1309 15 13 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2009 8:07PM
Superb work Tim, the way you have processed this from the original is excellent.
Thanks again for the MOD on mine and the advice,
Mark.
SueTurner 17 81 3 England
15 Jan 2009 8:54PM
a cracking shot - really good fur detail , there is not a lot of difference (on my screen) between v1 and 3 -

Sue
arhb 15 3.4k 68 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2009 8:57PM
A superb portrait, good work.
Ayelet_A 14 11 3 Israel
15 Jan 2009 10:20PM
Beautiful capture and work on this image. I wouldn't have messed with this one either Wink

Ayelet

PS - thanks for your suggestions on my Fuji shot. I'll give it a try Grin
FeatherFriend 14 38 217 England
15 Jan 2009 10:47PM
You have done very well to lift the shadows here Tim, lovely detail in the wolfs coat and good catchlight in the eye's.
Geoff.
MandsH 15 England
15 Jan 2009 11:58PM
He's beautiful
Mandy
ChazB 17 64 3 United Kingdom
16 Jan 2009 12:27AM
An excellent capture with great detail, I like the catchlight too.
Charlotte
tigertimb 14 40 66 United Kingdom
16 Jan 2009 12:45AM
Thankyou everyone for all the encouraging comments.

I included #2 because I originally came so close to discarding the shot because it was so dark, but now think it's one of my favourites of the dozen or so I took. Now I just need to learn to get the photo right in the first place!

Tim Smile

(The change to #3 is fairly subtle and doesn't seem to show up too much on some laptop screens; great if so, but I've added some comments with the version of what to look for)
photophantom 14 108 3 Philippines
16 Jan 2009 10:31AM
Super shots!!
Dennis
fatherpie 14 18 12 England
16 Jan 2009 11:42AM
Nice work on the pp! What a noble creature too
Dave
jdenman 14 19 5 Spain
16 Jan 2009 12:41PM
What a proud looking chap, like that eye contact. V3 is very nice on my monitor.
John
16 Jan 2009 12:59PM
V1 for me... very good.

Carsten
RTDS 14 Cyprus
16 Jan 2009 6:01PM
Excellent!
V1 and V3 are my favs.
Robert
lostintime 14 13 6 Germany
16 Jan 2009 6:22PM
A super portrait of a beautiful creature.
Alex
rangerpaul 15 19 7 England
16 Jan 2009 6:24PM
It's said that when a wolf looks at you it looks at your soul!
You can see why with this awesome shot Tim. Wonderful pose and very well processed. Must admit if I'd have taken one that dark I would have binned it. Very nicely done to keep all the detail.
Paul
proz 18 205 United States
17 Jan 2009 1:16AM
Tim, this is exceptional!
norton 18 2 6 Jersey
18 Jan 2009 10:53PM
Lovely detail and clarity Tim,well captured.....................

Tony.
nickyv32 15 135 England
19 Jan 2009 1:49PM
Great shot, he looks really sad, lovely detail

Nicky
tigertimb 14 40 66 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2009 1:56PM
Thankyou everyone for the comments.
I agree that he does look a little sad, but this wasn't an impression I got when I was there and think it's the result of catching him just as he spotted me; he seemed more on guard for the pack, keeping an eye out whilst they snoozed
Tim
AnneWorner 14 620 43 United States
21 Jan 2009 10:10PM
This is a very good capture. I never bin the dark ones, because I also shoot in RAW - it's amazing what you can recover. I also find it easier to recover from and under- rather than an over-exposure. But, you are right; try to get the shot correctly exposed the first time!
There is a very subtle difference between v1 and v3, but it's not enough to worry about unless you are comparing the two shots.
I just recently got the Spyder3 calibration tool - at least I know that what's on my screen is the right color.
Anne

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