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  1. melcooney


    I took two pictures and PSed them together. I'm not so sure of the outcome. I adjusted the opacity of the second layer, but is it too light? All comments are appreciated.
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    Some Still-life Photography...

    Was playing with lighting and then in PS with different settings... 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.
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    Just Jake

    Working with the manual settings on my camera. Just wish the fence was not leaning...*Argh!* Here is a favorite shot of mine:
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    May Flowers (6 pix)

    Some shots of the pretty May Flowers: 1. Assortment for Sale: 2. Unknown Flower (forgot to take a picture of the tag!): 3. Fire Bush Bloom 4. A Different Violet 5. Violets are Blue 6. I actually thought these were weeds:
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    Trying Selective coloring...

    Been a while since I posted. Been working in PS and trying the different features. Here are my results: 1. Setting up: 2. Purple Petals:
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    Amateur Forum

    I have created a forum for amateur photographers. This is a fun place for sharing photos by photographers who utilize the "Point and Click" mode of their cameras. While we do not deny memberships by the more advanced artist, this is a forum designed for those of us who are still learning to...
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    Neices and Nephew (8 Pix)

    My neices and nephew came down today to let me practice taking portraits. All comments and suggestions are most appreciated! :D 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.
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    Beach on Lake Michigan (6 pix)

    More pictures from my favorite beach on Lake Michigan, Beverly Shores in Indiana... All comments and suggestions are most appreciated! :) 1. Calm Day: 2. Cati's Sunset: 3. The Bank of Lake Michigan: 4. Dunegrass: 5. Fallen: 6. Quality Time:
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    Jake and his Board

    Here are a couple shots of my son and his skateboard...Still working on learning how to shoot action shots. Comments and suggestions are most appreciated! 1. Doing an Ollie: 2. Attemping the "Impossible": 3. Posed for a portrait:
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    Sunset with Cati...

    My girlfriend and I took my daughter to the beach for some sunset pictures...My first attempt at sunset photography :) All comments and suggestions are most appreciated! 1. My Cati on the shoreline doing her thing: 2. One of my infamous shots focusing on the foreground ;) : 3. (IMO) A...
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    Afternoon Flowers (8 pix)

    The flowers are in full bloom in our neighborhood... including the lilac bushes! :wink: Here are a few shots from this afternoon: 1. I love the fluffy dandelions! 2. These lilacs line our driveway, they actually belong to the neighbors...they smell so sweet! 3. 4. These flowers...
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    Out the Window

    Some silhouettes out the window... 1. 2. 3.
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    Lake Michigan, Indiana Shoreline (9 Pix)

    Pictures from my files after they were editted in PS All comments and suggestions are appreciated :) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.
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    Misc Shots 2

    Seeing as it is still raining, I decided to work on some shots I had already taken. I worked on coloring, saturation, and cropping. All suggestions and comments are most appreciated :) 1. With this shot I found that the background was more in focus than the foreground, so I cropped it a...
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    It's been raining all weekend :( Here I captured the raindrops on our porch rail and in the Day Lillies out front...All C&C are appreciated: 1. 2.
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    Playing w/Photoshop

    Was playing in PS today... got the idea from Moanah! :) 1. 2.
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    Selective coloring

    My second attempt at selective coloring. Not sure if I have the hang of this, so all suggestions will be appreciated:
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    Out and About (5 Pix)

    More buildings from my time out yesterday... 1. A barn, tried to get pictures of the horse that lives here and he would not cooperate! LoL 2. A beach house that is being renovated. 3. Another shot of the beach house from my other post. 4. Another beach house being renovated...I would like...
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    Lake Michigan (Indiana)

    Just a couple shots I got today: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.
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    Empty Playground

    Here are a few shots from one of the playgrounds at the beach: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.