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Brindled whippet...

By polly470
This beautiful whippet stood still facing the sunrise....

Texture backgound layer by Skeletel Mess, and one of my own.

Mavis ( MickyMc ) have made my day!!! have too!!!
And Linda!!
And Mandy!!!
And Sylvia!!!
And Buffalo Tom!!!!!!!!!
And Brian!!!!!!!!!!!!
And now Christina and David!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! XXXXXXXXXXX

And an HC....made up everyone, just made up!!!!!

I think I've peaked - I'll never do this!!


BIG hugs to you!!

And I want to add a belated thank you to Source for the award given for 'It's a beautiful morning..'

Tags: Dog Sun Texture Digitally manipulated Digital art Pets and captive animals Whippet

Voters: HuntedDragon, mishu78, christabella and 75 more


29 Oct 2010 2:51PM
Wonderful image! Great lighting and background.

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Briwooly 13 452 5 England
29 Oct 2010 3:01PM
Real nice work

DaveU 13 1.4k 125 England
29 Oct 2010 3:03PM
Superb .... wonderful colour palette and post-processing work.

And this from a man who's not too keen on dogs .......
29 Oct 2010 3:04PM
what a delightful image lovely dog..........
polly470 9 25 8 United Kingdom
29 Oct 2010 3:06PM
Dave - that comment made me very proud...!!!
Thanks everyone!!
Daisymaye 10 23 16 Canada
29 Oct 2010 3:07PM
This is so beautiful Pauline. The owner of that dog will want to hang this on their wall. Awesome work..........Sandy
Cormy 11 3 England
29 Oct 2010 3:10PM
Wonderful image.
teocali Plus
11 441 18 England
29 Oct 2010 3:14PM
Absolutely stunning work - has all the qualities of a fine painting and definitely one for the wall. Wonderful use of light and subtly blending warm rich tones. Lovely eye detail and coat textures.
MickyMc 11 8 United Kingdom
29 Oct 2010 3:16PM
Tremendous portrait, lovely tones and cleverly worked.
Cor 10 Belgium
29 Oct 2010 3:26PM
SUPERB > 10/10.
polly470 9 25 8 United Kingdom
29 Oct 2010 3:43PM
Wow MickyMc, and Daveu.....what do I say!!!
I have had today off with horrible flu thingy, and just sat down on my computer and wanted to work this picture out...I think I feel a bit better now!!
Big flu like hugs to you!!
Scaramanga Plus
11 57 6 United Kingdom
29 Oct 2010 3:45PM
Really well worked, fantastic colour range.
PhilT2 Plus
9 510 29 England
29 Oct 2010 3:51PM
Love the processing which has created a real work of art. Awesome
DaveU 13 1.4k 125 England
29 Oct 2010 3:56PM
Yeuuugh ..... keep your germs to yourself Tongue
andylea 10 37 1 United Kingdom
29 Oct 2010 4:07PM
simply stunning pauline congratulations on the awards very well deserved Wink
polly470 9 25 8 United Kingdom
29 Oct 2010 4:08PM
Dave -Big sloppy kiss...germs ahoy!!!
Mynett 11 142 6 United Kingdom
29 Oct 2010 4:38PM
as a lover of sight hounds and of the whippet, this shot really ticks all the boxes for me, you have captured this one so beautifully and added that wonderful bg texture a winner for sure, shortlisted.... Smile

polly470 9 25 8 United Kingdom
29 Oct 2010 5:10PM
Oh Linda - what can I say - big hugs and thank you!
Suehh 12 39 6 England
29 Oct 2010 5:13PM
Yippee! This is a whizzo! Love it to bits! Wonderful! x
MickyMc 11 8 United Kingdom
29 Oct 2010 5:41PM
To cheer you up a bit more and hopefully chase those germs away...Have my user award.
chase Plus
13 1.1k 248 England
29 Oct 2010 6:15PM
Nice use of the textures,a good colour mix & I like the colours on the bg you have chosen to compliment the dog.A good catchlight which makes him come alive...well worked,a good result.
Eviscera 13 1.1k 149 United Kingdom
29 Oct 2010 6:46PM
Thats how textures should harmonize !

Tis beautiful range Polly. Super art and blend , love it.
polly470 9 25 8 United Kingdom
29 Oct 2010 6:53PM
Yay Dave....!!!!
User_Removed 11 26 2 United States
29 Oct 2010 7:42PM
Elegant, lovely dog; great processing.
User_Removed 11 26 2 United States
29 Oct 2010 7:55PM
SO SO sorry!!! Don't know what happened there! I'd love to blame it on my cat walking on the keyboard but I can't!!!
bricurtis Plus
14 2.3k 50 England
29 Oct 2010 8:19PM
Brilliant - your choice of textures for this was inspirational - top shot.
ValSaxby Plus
13 146 United Kingdom
29 Oct 2010 9:32PM
Beautiful work. val
pamelajean Plus
13 1.2k 2082 United Kingdom
29 Oct 2010 9:54PM
Exceptional work, you deserve all those awards.
jayjay52 10 2 United Kingdom
29 Oct 2010 10:07PM
A very beautiful portrait - one to be proud of
cabbie Plus
12 31 United Kingdom
29 Oct 2010 10:08PM
A truely cracking image very well done indeed

kitsch 13 439 4 United Kingdom
29 Oct 2010 10:12PM
gorgeous portrait & treatment!
Buffalo_Tom 13 2.3k 9 Wales
29 Oct 2010 10:47PM
My photo of the week.Beautiful.
Paree 14 616 3
29 Oct 2010 10:54PM
must view large
its amazing

polly470 9 25 8 United Kingdom
29 Oct 2010 10:59PM
Thank you have all made my day!
30 Oct 2010 8:16AM
A beautiful captured and constructed image, a very fine image, one of the best of this type I have seen.
RonnieAG Plus
9 154 118 Scotland
30 Oct 2010 8:46AM
Missed this one, Pauline......had no broadband connection for ages yesterday. What a fabulous shot and I am delighted for you that it has received such recognition.
Beautifully processed and presented! I have no such skills whatever, but can admire those, like yourself, who have and are so expert in applying it. Truly lovely image.....very well done.
30 Oct 2010 10:29AM
Beautiful work Pauline - well done indeed

BarbaraR 13 22 1 England
30 Oct 2010 11:16AM
Lovely shot and work Pauline.
Congrats on all the awards.
Hope you peep at my new girl too Wink

MandyD 10 16,777.2k 1 England
30 Oct 2010 11:58AM
An absolutely beautiful capture, wonderfully worked, well done Pauline!
VivienO 9 1 United Kingdom
30 Oct 2010 8:46PM
Beautiful image - pure fine art photography.

cantona43 Plus
13 926 4 United Kingdom
30 Oct 2010 10:30PM
stunning work if I had not given out my award it would have been here
Sezz 14 619 15 England
31 Oct 2010 12:30AM
Polly, your awards are all so well deserved, superb processing - this is excellent!

User_Removed 15 16 1 United Kingdom
31 Oct 2010 3:20AM
certainly deserves the awards and has a stunning piece of photography

Freila 9 107
31 Oct 2010 8:27AM
I wish I owned the dog in your image I would be so proud. This is truly a great peice of work, very well done Pauline.
AlleyCatz 13 274 6 England
1 Nov 2010 8:15AM
Excellent work and resulting image Pauline...

Congrats on all your awards Smile Smile

bricurtis Plus
14 2.3k 50 England
1 Nov 2010 2:56PM
Have another UA.
Source 9
2 Nov 2010 10:37PM
Wow..beautiful colour,light and texture.
SlowSong Plus
10 8.1k 30 England
6 Nov 2010 3:59PM
What an amazingly beautiful picture.
Outlander 9 88
14 Feb 2011 7:48AM
Wow, your textured shots are amazing Polly.well done.

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