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    Snow shadows

    Was taking nighttime shots of the snow and shadows and found one quite interesting.

    Came up with this after some PS mutilation and messing around with filters and effects.

    What do you see?

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    Last edited by Bobobird; 1st February 2013 at 06:59 PM.

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    Re: Snow shadows

    An alien face.

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    Re: Snow shadows

    Quote Originally Posted by Shadowman View Post
    An alien face.

    yep..an upturned happy face looking left in the frame

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    Re: Snow shadows

    Yeh.. Sad face in the top left corner looking down on the happy face in the middle looking left.

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    Re: Snow shadows

    Quote Originally Posted by FootLoose View Post
    Yeh.. Sad face in the top left corner looking down on the happy face in the middle looking left.
    Then why is the sad guy singing?

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    Re: Snow shadows

    You all see some strange things. All I see is Bigfoot eating a bucket of chicken

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    Re: Snow shadows

    Interesting what we individually see.

    For me, the central bit looks like a softer, prettier and gentler version of Mike's gorilla.
    Last edited by Bobobird; 2nd February 2013 at 11:14 AM.

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    Re: Snow shadows

    Just for fun, try a radial blur. Use Filter > Blur > Radial Blur. Use the zoom blur and click the center of grid and move the blur center to the top. I'm not saying it's any better, just something else to fool around with during those idle periods when you have to decide to watch grass grow or play with Photoshop.

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    Re: Snow shadows

    Not sure what I see in it yet, Bobo. I can tell you I like it in a dark abstract sorta way.

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    Re: Snow shadows

    Quote Originally Posted by Bobobird View Post
    Interesting what we individually see.

    For me, the central bit looks like a softer, prettier and gentler version of Mike's gorilla.
    Now that you mention it, it could be Magilla

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    Re: Snow shadows

    Thanks Paul. Messing around in PS can sometimes take us to unknown places.

    Thanks Greg - Magilla it is.

    Thanks Ken - that is a wonderful tip. There was something else that I was stuck with and had no idea to to achieve what I wanted. This tip fixed that.

    Redo based on that. I like how much softer and smoother it is now. I used 3 layers of radial blur with different opacities.

    Snow shadows

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    Re: Snow shadows

    Preparing to kiss the moon.


    Love it.

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    Re: Snow shadows

    Quote Originally Posted by Daisy Mae View Post
    Love it.
    So do I ... both versions. I'm just worried about the imaginations that some people on here have!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Donald View Post
    So do I ... both versions. I'm just worried about the imaginations that some people on here have!!
    Nah...you are not really!

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    Re: Snow shadows

    Thanks Sharon, Donald.

    Donald - are you giving up photography ?

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    Re: Snow shadows

    That turned out really nicely, Bobo.

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    Re: Snow shadows

    Thanks Ken, was your tip.

    Somewhat now wishing I had exposed another for the dark tree shadow but...

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