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More Than He Can Chew -- Resubmit
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More Than He Can Chew -- Resubmit
More Than He Can Chew -- Resubmit
This little chipmunk is gathering material for its winter nest; Glacier National Park, Montana; f2.8 1/60s @ 43.50mm, handheld; original photo enhanced slightly, then applied a Polaroid Transfer simulation in Photoshop; Feedback Greatly Appreciated!
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Pamela K
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    Here's a link to the original submission: More Than He Can Chew

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11/9/2004 7:35:48 AM

 
Sharon  Day
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Cute shot, Pam!!! Fantastic job with the effects! Nice work!!!

11/9/2004 8:15:09 AM

 
Pamela K
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Thank you, Sharon!

Pam

11/9/2004 9:45:53 AM

 
Janet Detota
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I like both versions, but this one has a very nostalgic feel to it. Great job!

11/9/2004 10:45:48 AM

 
Pamela K
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Thank you, Janet!

Pam

11/9/2004 3:07:25 PM

 
Dale Gast
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This is really good work, Pam!!! I like this effect! Cute little chipmunk!!!

11/9/2004 3:12:59 PM

 
Julie Abston
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Great job with the PT effect!! I really like the subtle colors and how it all blends together!! Great job!

11/9/2004 7:12:28 PM

 
Pamela K
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Thank you, Julie!

Pam

11/9/2004 9:31:29 PM

 
Pamela K
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Oops... Thank you too, Dale! I scrolled to the bottom too quickly the first time and missed your comment....

Pam

11/9/2004 9:36:24 PM

 
Diane Dupuis-Kallos
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Very well done Pam!! I'm totaly inspired! Now I have to find the time to try out this technique!

11/10/2004 3:41:00 AM

 
Joy Rector
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Great image Pam. What is the process for doing a "simulated polaroid transfer" in photoshop?

11/10/2004 3:52:10 AM

 
Pamela K
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Thank you, Diane and Joy!!

Joy, check out this website: Polaroid Transfer
That's where I started playing around with it. Basically, you take your image and overlay it on a piece of textured paper then create a jagged frame around it. I didn't have a scanner to scan in textured paper, so I "created" a paper-like texture in photoshop starting with a solid color background and adding grain then sharpening edges. Some people say that taking a picture of a crumpled piece of paper also works.

Hope this helps! Have fun!
Pam

11/10/2004 6:59:10 AM

 
Joy Rector
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Thank you so much for your quick and detailed response. I am anxious to try it!

11/10/2004 10:16:35 AM

 
Pamela K
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Good luck! but be warned, it's addictive...

Pam

11/10/2004 10:40:02 AM

 
Eric Highfield
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very cool...congratulations again! This shows that it pays to go back and rework images that you believe in!!

12/15/2004 11:26:20 PM

 
Pamela K
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Thanks again Eric!! I really liked the way this came out with the polaroid transfer simulation! I'm glad it made it to the finals! :-)

Pam

12/15/2004 11:28:56 PM

 
Tammy McAllister
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Three's a charm! congratulations!

12/16/2004 3:52:12 AM

 
Diane  Addonizio
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Congrats!

12/16/2004 5:03:03 AM

 
Pamela K
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Thank you again, Tammy and Diane!!!!!!

Pam

12/16/2004 9:09:26 AM

 
Patricia A. Kuniega
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Congratulations Pam! This turned out wonderfully and the chipmunk is delightful!

12/17/2004 6:34:56 AM

 
Pamela K
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Thank you, Pat!!!

:)
Pam

12/17/2004 7:27:37 AM

 
Leonard Pierce
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CONGRATULATIONS!!!!

12/17/2004 3:52:24 PM

 
Pamela K
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Thank you, Len!!

Pam

12/17/2004 5:29:24 PM

 
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