Heron at Liftoff

Posted by Jeff Pearl on Thu Nov 05, 2020 4:14 pm

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Heron taking flight from water hole.

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by Ron Day on Thu Nov 05, 2020 5:20 pm
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Sweet takeoff shot, Jeff! Great textures throughout the image, and I really like the way you maintained the detail in heron's head. Very nicely done!

by david fletcher on Fri Nov 06, 2020 1:34 pm
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Looks like you have been having some fun with Topaz Jeff. Lots to like and enjoy
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by Cynthia Crawford on Fri Nov 06, 2020 8:35 pm
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I really like this, Jeff. Wonderful textures and colors. The burnt edges give it nice definition and a feeling of motion. It has the feel of a block print, or perhaps a torn paper creation. Well done!
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by Carol Clarke on Mon Nov 09, 2020 11:01 am
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My only nit is that I find the background lines a little overpowering, but I love the colours.  The heron is captured beautifully and your treatment of it makes me think of Japanese art - and I love the effect.  If only the background could be softened a touch this could be a really stunning artwork, Jeff.  I hope you don't mind me speaking honestly, and its my personal opinion - only my two pennies worth.  :wink: 

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by Jeff Pearl on Mon Nov 09, 2020 11:21 am
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Thanks for comments Ron, David, Cynthia, and Carol!

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