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Stag of Sneem

By gingerdelight    
Whilst in Ireland we visited a village called Sneem and as we wandered around the town I spotted this tree and it reminded me of a stag's head. I knew I could "do" something with it so I took a shot - here is my finished result, and it IS Silly Sunday after all! I have uploaded the original as V2 for those of you who may be interested, and before you ask (Mick!) no, we never visited the Tavern!!

Thanks for all your continued support and comments!

Carol

Tags: Stag Tree Textures Digitally manipulated Branches Antlers

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Comments


i like v1 as it shows the tree up better good photo Grin

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1 Apr 2012 4:22PM
its a bit like one of those handsome gargoyles one see around the place well spotted and worked

GrahamGrinGrinGrin
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
1 Apr 2012 4:45PM
Wonderful imagination Carol.

Dave
Niknut Plus
6 1.3k 68 United Kingdom
1 Apr 2012 4:47PM
Great shot !!....slightly weird, slightly spooky.....but beautifully worked image !!!!
PinkK 7 80 1 United Kingdom
1 Apr 2012 5:27PM
Very creative once again...reminds me of the talking trees in Lord of the Rings Smile
SlowSong Plus
8 6.4k 29 England
1 Apr 2012 5:48PM
That's really spooky. Like something out of Lord of the Rings. I love the b/g you've used.
Chris
1 Apr 2012 6:08PM
Very well spotted Carol and great work in V1. Fabulous image.
Tony
moiral 6 12 Scotland
1 Apr 2012 7:18PM
I think it looks like an old man's face all crinkled up Grin. Nice piece of your special magic again Carol. Moira
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
1 Apr 2012 7:25PM
Another well spotted chance to get your creative mind set into gear, Carol, and the finished result backs up your initial impression of the possibilities inherent in the original shot.
Ronnie.
Brilane 10 5 12 Wales
1 Apr 2012 8:55PM
Nicely Done.
D
Irishkate Plus
6 38 100 United Kingdom
1 Apr 2012 9:23PM
Gosh I do love these textured backgrounds which completely change something which you know has potential if only it were someplace else. great work as usual.GrinKate
Herge88 Plus
9 40 4 England
1 Apr 2012 9:43PM
Like what you have done to this Carol.

Best Matt
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
2 Apr 2012 1:14AM
This is a terrific monster -- and he looks very happy with his new environment!
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
2 Apr 2012 11:13AM
Well spotted Carol, it certainly does look like an animal's head Wink It works very well against the textured background without the distractions Smile
Trev Smile
ChiliMan Plus
10 135 17 Singapore
2 Apr 2012 3:08PM
AWESOME eyes. Sooo well spotted, Carol...lol GrinGrinGrin

And wonderful manip to highlight the head.

To me, though, it looks like a hump-backed Gollum with antlers Smile

Andrew
helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
2 Apr 2012 5:13PM
Love what you have done with it Carol - lovely textured layering Smile
Helen

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