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Go Ask Alice

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Go Ask Alice

This Is The Famous
"Prince House"
In Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
(SORT OF!!!!!)
It has been enhance by "moi" JUST a Liiiiiiiiiiiiittle bit! Ha!

Smart Photo Editor: (Filters used)
180reflection, Hyper Real, Fantasy, Vignetting, Vibrance, Darker.
(Then my own tiny touch of curves).
!!! I'LL ATTACH THE ORIGINAL INSIDE !!!

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F7.1, 1/200, ISO 200

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3/13/2012 1:05:14 AM

 
Avril Young
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WOW, A WORK OF ART!! your DD work is outstanding..I did ask Alice, she is quite scary tho ;-) awesome stuff Laura!


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3/13/2012 1:08:08 AM

 
Laura E. Swan
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HeeHee! :D I named it this because of what Mary said about Alice in Wonderland! Lol...

I think I like this better as a magical duplex! What do you guys think???

Thanks Avril! :D This JUST came out of the dark room 10 minutes ago!

-Laura


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3/13/2012 1:10:11 AM

 
Louisa Hancock
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Wow Laura this is just fantastic, I will have to revisit Smart Photo Editor, I wasn't that impressed with it but I will look again cause this image is just wonderful. The idea and colours work really well


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3/13/2012 2:40:38 AM

 
Dominick M. Dimacale
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Outstanding image and work, Laura!

Dominick


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3/13/2012 2:41:08 AM

 
Tiia Vissak
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a cool creation!


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3/13/2012 3:23:38 AM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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You really know how to Jazz things up - Wonderful in every way Laura!!


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3/13/2012 3:29:43 AM

 
Anita Hogue
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A magical image! Fantastic work!


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3/13/2012 4:17:31 AM

 
Michelle Alton
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What a stunning transformation!


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3/13/2012 6:01:07 AM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Photoshop is so much fun! Great work!


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3/13/2012 7:02:45 AM

 
Monnie Ryan
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Amazing difference, Laura - great job! I'd love to be 9 feet tall to see in those upper windows!


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3/13/2012 7:08:37 AM

 
Mike Clime
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Very cool old house and really nice dd work, Laura!


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3/13/2012 12:20:31 PM

 
Ann Coates
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It's a beautiful house to start with and you have turned it into a fantasy wonderland. WOW! Fantastic work Laura.


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3/13/2012 12:49:19 PM

 
John Connolly
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What a remarkable fantatsy image this is Laura! Great work!


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3/13/2012 1:11:06 PM

 
Emile Abbott
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You make me want to take some time off and enjoy the digital darkroom. Love the hyper-real effect. Magical Laura.


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3/13/2012 1:34:26 PM

 
Tammy Espino
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I like your version :)


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3/13/2012 3:29:59 PM

 
Laura E. Swan
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Hi Everyone! :) Last night I sat here and made about 15 different renditions of the Prince House. This one, I think, is my favorite. I'm happy you like it, too! When I first bought this new editing program I thought it was semi limited but the more I take it in and use different images the more possibilities I see.

I highly recommend it! (Emilie! Maybe you will bring your lap top on the train ride and play in DDR across the PRAIRIE Provinces?)

Thanks all of you. Very much!

-Laura :D


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3/13/2012 4:58:35 PM

 
Douglas Perry
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Cool looking house. You turned it into a duplex!


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3/13/2012 5:11:02 PM

 
Chris Ebben
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Yes, I like your version best, much more colourful. Very good DDR work=^..^=


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3/13/2012 5:13:48 PM

 
Barbara Waldoch
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Fabulous work, Laura!


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3/13/2012 5:18:40 PM

 
Reynaldo D. Reyes
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Hey Laura, this is absolutely impressive, it's always a pleasure to visit your gallery with creations like these. You have transformed the casual looking house into this enchanting marvel. Okay now, shall we go down the rabbit hole? Gotta favorite this as it tickles my imagination.


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3/13/2012 5:21:56 PM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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HOLY MOLY, NL...this is incredibly FANTABULOUS!!! :-) NN


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3/13/2012 5:49:53 PM

 
Laura E. Swan
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HI Everybody! :D You know what I just noticed??? Look at the clouds at the center at the top! There is a smiley face there! HeeHee! That 180 reflection filter is really neat to use, and so were the rest listed above.

Thanks so much Mr Tree, Chris, Barbara, Rey and Kitty!!!

It's always a pleasure to have each of YOU in my gallery, too! Thanks for saying that Rey!

Have great evenings everyone! :)))

-Laura :D


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3/13/2012 7:28:35 PM

 
Laura E. Swan
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P.S. I found Alice's BACK YARD on Photobucket! :)))

alice Pictures, Images and Photos


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3/13/2012 7:38:09 PM

 
Stan Kwasniowski
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Laura, what do you mean enhanced a little bit, Heck, you could rent out both sides as condo's and make a killing Laura, I'll be your real estate agent lol


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3/13/2012 7:47:35 PM

 
Carol L. Fowler
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You are having WAY too much fun!!!


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3/13/2012 9:18:06 PM

 
Terry Cervi
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Well Laura, you sure are getting your money's worth out of that program!! You'll be wearing it out before you know it! LOL!! Another super job with wonderful imagination and creativity!!


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3/13/2012 9:26:08 PM

 
Neal D. Hatcher
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FANTASTIC WORK OF ART-Now how about mine


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3/13/2012 10:10:03 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Fabulous imagination and dd work Laura!!!! You are having some fun :-)


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3/14/2012 12:33:17 AM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Whoa, Pom!!!
First of all, I faved this, and not just because of the Alice references... ;-D
What you did to turn the Prince House into a fantasy residence is phenomenal! If you'd bought that Smart Photo Editor program and used it just once, THIS is the image it was meant to create!
I can't over-state this, my imaginative friend: this is what a digital Work of Art is all about.
I have no doubt that the bp judges will be as impressed as I am. Looking forward to saying "Congratulations!" to you next month!


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3/14/2012 2:53:08 AM

 
Stephen Zacker
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This is Really Cool! I just kept looking at it


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3/14/2012 3:28:08 AM

 
Pat and Graham Robards
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Wow I'm impressed with this editor little Sister Sid, iI must run to look at the others.

ps we put a image up for you!

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3/14/2012 5:22:17 AM

 
Pat and Graham Robards
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Wow I'm impressed with this editor little Sister Sid, iI must run to look at the others.

ps we put a image up for you!

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3/14/2012 5:22:17 AM

 
Laura E. Swan
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Gosh you guys! Your responses to this one has been better than ANY cup of my favorite morning coffee! THANK YOU ALL SO MUCH!

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Stan, you got a deal. :D Being the PM (Property Manager) for this duplex will no doubt be a memorable event...(Or will it? Maybe once you step into the image each month to collect, you wont remember a thing when you step back out? Hmmmm!) Let's talk.

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Carol, that was well said! :D

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Hi Terry! HeeHee...Yes. I imagine one day I will go to click on it and nothing will happen. :( Just a little pop up will arise saying "You Must Be Kidding!"

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Thanks Neal! Yes, and about yours...?! I went to see it and it's very pretty!!!

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Hi Renee! :D Great to see you and Thanks so Much! :)))

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MARE! WOW! What can I possibly say? What a wonderful friend you are. You are so supportive of me and my work I just can't thank you enough. If I ever own my own gallery, I'll fly you up as my guest of honor! :))) Oh wait, I have to strike it rich first to afford that ticket...Hmmmm...Must rethink that one! Please know in my heart you are so appreciated in my life and gallery. xo Thank you.

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Hi Steve! Well, you just come on back any time you need to see it again. No doubt you had fun looking at the details there. I have too, and thank you for looking (and looking!Ha!)

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BIG SISTER! Hi !!!!!!!!!!! WOW! I have missed you so much! We need to start thinking of our Halloween theme story with music one of these months? We missed doing it last year. What do you think??? Now that I have this new program we can whip up some real "doozies" and maybe even charge admission? (TO OUR HAUNTED HOUSE???????? HA!)

I'll go see what you have posted but first...this....(Perhaps a sneak peek into Halloween VIA this new filter!)

!!!THANKS EVERYONE!!!!

-Laura :D


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3/14/2012 9:29:40 AM

 
Laura E. Swan
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  ??? Haunted House ???
??? Haunted House ???

Maybe Not Spooky Enough, Big Sister Pat?

I can keep working on it! :D
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3/14/2012 9:30:20 AM

 
David M. Montero
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Wonderful capture and presentation Laura! Love the vibrant colors and tone.


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3/14/2012 12:48:19 PM

 
Gord MacEachern
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Hi Laura amazing DD work my friend, what a change you made the the big house. Your DD work is just amazing!!
Very sunny and warm here these last few days. Early Spring?


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3/14/2012 1:26:23 PM

 
Leslie McLain
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Fantastic capture, colors and DD work, Laura.


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3/14/2012 3:28:52 PM

 
Laura E. Swan
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Hi Dave, Gord, and Leslie!

This was really fun to make! I'm delighted that you all like it!

Thanks so much!

-Laura :)


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3/14/2012 4:25:02 PM

 
Bobby Ray Goodman
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Hi Laura,Beautiful capture my friend.Just got back into town,been over in Florence Az all day!!!!


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3/14/2012 5:58:04 PM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Fantastic Laura, you are the great DD Queen.

p.s. I bought that filter and still can't get in into my CS 5 or Corel Paint Shop X13, now what am I doing wrong?? I have Windows 7 computer..

jo ann c.


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3/15/2012 7:37:16 AM

 
Laura E. Swan
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Hi Bobby! I hope you had a VERY HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!! :))) Thanks for the visit!

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Hi Jo Ann! I'll send you an e-mail in case you aren't here but if you are let me explain. :) It's not a filter. It's a program in itself, with MANY filters in it already!. So it wont fit in CS5 or any other program. You should find it on your desk top. :) Just double click on the picture of the black and white camera and it will open! :)))) Then go to the upper left corner and click on file and open (to photos) and pick a photo to work on. :) I hope this helped! :))) I'm so glad you bought it! :))

-Laura :D

P.S. You are the Queen. I am only one of many princesses! :))) !!!


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3/15/2012 9:13:19 AM

 
Wm Nosal
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COOL Image, Laura!


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3/16/2012 7:50:14 AM

 
Kirsten Kiki Kjaer
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WOW!!! Sister, you are making some fantastic artwork images here. One more creative and amazing than the other. I LOVE this one. A winner in my book.


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3/17/2012 11:12:55 AM

 
Ellen Hodges
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Super fab capture, Laura!!! All blessings to you and Dale on your anniversary!!!


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3/17/2012 7:16:52 PM

 
Heather Loewenhardt
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Oh wow this has a magical spirit with it. Your creativity abounds. Congrats on your anniversary. Hope it was special.


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3/19/2012 2:57:08 AM

 
Daniella Puente
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What a cool work of art Laura! the effects are very good :) well done!


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3/21/2012 11:18:10 AM

 
Susan Fox
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Wow! Great photoshop work. I could see this as an Alice In Wonderland book illustration


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3/22/2012 11:50:03 AM

 
John Rivera
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Fabulous work here Laura!
A favorite!


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3/30/2012 4:58:41 AM

 
Max Aureli
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Wonderful work, Sister!! Thank you for your sweet words! :-)


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7/31/2012 8:43:23 AM

 
isabel C. Zepeda
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Hi Laura

You sure did a work of art with that picture,well done I love the red colors

Ysa...


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8/9/2012 3:23:25 PM

 
Neal D. Hatcher
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FANTASTIC


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8/11/2012 4:58:52 AM

 
Laura E. Swan
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Hi Wm, SSSKiki, Ellen, Heather, Daniella, Susan, John, Maxy and Ysa :)

So great to hear from you all! Your comments and support are much enjoyed and appreciated!!!

SSSLaura


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8/11/2012 8:59:44 AM

 
Laura E. Swan
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Hi Neal! Somehow I missed you there! Very sorry and thanks so much for the visit and kind comments!

-Laura :)


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