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Jestertheclown

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  • Duxford 2016 - Spitfire Mk 5b

    Everyone's favourite aircraft . . . !

    I've added a mod. in which I've simply used curves to increase contrast and liven up the colours somewhat, then smart sharpened it.

    And that's it!
    • 24 Jul 2017 5:10PM
  • Bushuisslvis

    What's the bridge called . . . ?
    • 2 Jul 2017 9:06PM
  • TYRA

    I don't bother to comment very often these days but this really caught my eye.
    As for critique, I think it's all been said.
    I do, however, agree with Paul. I too prefer the warmer version.
    Bren.
    • 28 Jun 2017 8:26PM
  • she wanted magic, i gave her magic!

    I'd just like to reaffirm what's been said already and congratulations on a job well done!

    With regard to the joint between the trees and the sky, it can be a tedious, seemingly, thankless task and Pamelajean's advice above, is sound but given that your background is almost completely; deliberately, out of focus the blurred join on the right hand side looks normal.
    If you'd removed those two or so trees that reach above the horizon on the left, before you added the new sky, you'd have had a much smoother join to work with and coincidentally would have avoided that hot spot. I guess that's the sun.

    I've tried varying adjusting the warmth by varying degrees and I reckon that the effect will always be subjective. Try as I might, I can't say that any of my attempts look any better than your original.

    There's a tiny halo around your daughter's head which can be easily dealt with but overall I think this is an excellent attempt at taking an idea and turning it into something, well, magical!.

    Hope this helps.

    Bren.
    • 2 Jun 2017 9:43PM
  • CHARLIE LOOKING RIGHT

    Overdoing the noiseware gives that effect.
    • 11 May 2017 8:07PM
  • Peek a Bo

    Prabh!
    Good to "see" you; it's been a long time.
    How are you?
    Bren.
    • 3 May 2017 9:38PM
  • Daffodil White Daffodil Yellow

    That "save for web" tool is quite destructive.
    The theory that images displayed on websites should only be of low resolution and merely adequate quality works a lot of the time but I fear that Photoshop sometimes takes it too far.
    • 17 Apr 2017 10:54AM
  • Hi Kathryn,
    I don't comment on your stuff much these days, as there's no longer anything much for me to say. The occasional social call or email is much more pleasant.
    Although, having just said that, you've got some outstanding images here, images to be proud of.
    Well done.
    Bren.
  • I've just found your pf. John; there's some excellent work on display here.
  • Hi Steven,
    I've just come here from your "Bandstand" upload and what I've found here is some excellent work.
    Some of these shots are really first class. Likewise the contents of your website.
    You obviously have an analytocal eye as much of your work includes exact symmetry and precise composition and positioning within the frame.
    Not something that's essential necessarily but it certainly helps!
    Well done.

    Bren.
  • What an incredible portfolio!
    Absolutely brilliant work.

    Bren.
  • This is excellent work Tim.
    You are to bee congratulated.

    Brendan.
  • Great pf. Ian.
    Bren.
    • Posted on iancam's profile
    • 21 Jan 2009 11:01PM
  • Hi Peter, Small World!
    I've come to your portfolio after you uploaded a comment on one of my offerings (a squirrel with a crunchie!) and I've found myself looking at a collection of steam images, most of which I've studied and probably voted for in the galleries!
    Great work.
    Bren.
  • 'Lazy and unenhanced'.
    I like the sound of that.
    I find that manipulation can so easily become overdone.
    Nicely varied portfolio you have here and good to see that Eliza's got the bug!
    Hapy new Year,
    Bren.
  • What a great, fun portfolio!
    Keep it up!
    Best wishes,
    Bren.
    • Posted on bunbeam's profile
    • 31 Dec 2008 11:30PM