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Tyke

By peterkin
I slightly enlarged the catchlights in Tyke's eyes and used the burn brush to darken the background a little more. Tyke is an excellent model as long as he gets his doggy treats and the postman doesn't come to the door whilst he's posing.

Peter

Tags: Dog Yorkshire terrier Yorkie Pets and captive animals Tyke

Voters: sweetpea62, LexEquine, podgod and 13 more


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Comments


7 Mar 2011 10:45PM
Lovely portrait.Well done.

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LexEquine 10 19 United States
7 Mar 2011 11:07PM
"Great shot"...LEx
CarolG Plus
9 195 18 Greece
8 Mar 2011 8:17AM
A cracker. Carol
Tom_H 11 48 1 United Kingdom
10 Mar 2011 9:26AM
It's a nice shot, but the work on the catchlights looks too artificial (less is more!); and to me it looks like it's been cut out, so again a little less work on the b/g might improve it.

I would suggest making the catchlights less perfectly round, try making them a sort of crescent shape which might look more realistic.
peterkin 12 624 England
10 Mar 2011 9:21PM
Thank you all for your clicks and comments. And thanks for the advice, Tom. Looking again I can see what you mean. I put a selection around TYke so the burn brush wouldn't affect him, so that's maybe why you think he looks cut out. I'll take onboard the catchlight advice.

Regards,

Peter
TheSassyOne 6 1.6k United Kingdom
11 Mar 2011 5:24PM
I love it Grin (Tyke reminds me of a Yorkie i once had called Sasha - she was a treasure)
xwang 7 55 8
30 Apr 2011 11:05AM
Excellent capture, wonderful writing up, a lovely story of Tyke..Grin
BTW, thank you for your comment on Wirksworth Church. I'm really delight to learn that you are going to pay a visit..hope that you will enjoy your visit and bring back more photos. I'm looking forward to seeing them. I missed one carving on the wall.
Jasmine
2 May 2011 10:08AM
A really lovely shot.
Peter

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