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    Have You Ever Seen a Gooraffe?

    A friend asked me to put two animals together as an example for an art class she is teaching. After all that work I thought I'd show it off. It's a Gooraffe (goose + giraffe = gooraffe). I put it into a misty, mystical setting as that seems appropriate for a mythical creature like this. I was going to post it in Phillip's "show us Your Animal" thread but it was too nice a thread to mess up with something this silly.

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    I love it (especially because it's silly!) I'd bet the kids loved it!

    It would be cool to see a Gooraffe in the wild though

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    Dan, I hear they are commonly seen after the observer consumes certain mushrooms.

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    LOL I might have to ask my workmate

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    Re: Have You Ever Seen a Gooraffe?

    Hi Chuck - Are you sure it's not a Girroose? They are often mistaken for one another.

    Cheers

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    Might be a good topic for a new "challenge thread"?

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    Re: Have You Ever Seen a Gooraffe?

    Is this all your own photography?
    Or did you use some stocks?

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    Re: Have You Ever Seen a Gooraffe?

    Quote Originally Posted by David View Post
    Are you sure it's not a Girroose?
    But aren't they the beasties with long legs, no wings, a very thin black neck and a beak?

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    Re: Have You Ever Seen a Gooraffe?

    Quote Originally Posted by David View Post
    Hi Chuck - Are you sure it's not a Girroose? They are often mistaken for one another.

    Cheers

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    Hi David: I thought so too at first but it told me it was a gooraffe. Then both the girroose and gooraffe are known to lie. Perhaps we'll never know.

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    Re: Have You Ever Seen a Gooraffe?

    Quote Originally Posted by milleniummuppet View Post
    Is this all your own photography?
    Or did you use some stocks?
    All mine. I shot the goose in Northern California about a mile from the ranch in the background of my self portrait thread, the giraffe in the Oakland, CA zoo and the background while on a walk along a reservoire near Castro Valley, CA.

    I often shoot scenes and textures that don't necessarily make a good image in their own right but which may provide a good background for text for something else.

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    Re: Have You Ever Seen a Gooraffe?

    I was sent some photos like this recently but they all had plain unnatural backgrounds which made them look artifical. Your background is superb and really makes that photo look real.

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    A Sellafield process worker I believe

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    Re: Have You Ever Seen a Gooraffe?

    Quote Originally Posted by CNelson View Post
    All mine. I shot the goose in Northern California about a mile from the ranch in the background of my self portrait thread, the giraffe in the Oakland, CA zoo and the background while on a walk along a reservoire near Castro Valley, CA.

    I often shoot scenes and textures that don't necessarily make a good image in their own right but which may provide a good background for text for something else.

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