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Purple Gaze   Featured in Digital Darkroom #021
 
 
Cathy Barrows
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    This is very cool ... how did you do this?

12/13/2004 7:25:50 AM

 
Tammy Nuxoll
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I agree. This is a great image, Candice!!!

12/13/2004 7:32:01 AM

 
Candice C. Calhoun
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Thanks, Cathy and Tammy. To answer your question, I cut the eyes out of the original photo and applied accented edges adjusted to a smooth texture. Then I boosted the contrast way up and did a hue adjustment until the colors were the way I wanted them. Finally, I sharpened the edges and applied USM ...
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12/13/2004 7:45:32 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Great use of effects, Candice. I like the originality.

12/13/2004 9:09:59 AM

 
Candice C. Calhoun
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Thanks, Donna!

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12/13/2004 9:19:26 AM

 
Dan J. Holm
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FANTASTIC image, Candice! Love your dramatic framing and effects on this!

12/13/2004 11:02:12 AM

 
Candice C. Calhoun
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Thanks, Dan...I sure appreciate your take on my work!

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12/13/2004 11:35:23 AM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Very pretty Candice! So interesting! I love looking at people's eyes, you can see into their soul's & children always have this wonderment in them.
Great composition & effects!
Nicely done!
Have a great day!
Michelle

12/14/2004 9:55:02 AM

 
Candice C. Calhoun
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Thanks, you are the eye photo queen, so this means the world to me! You are the best, Michelle!

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12/14/2004 10:34:23 AM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Congratulations Candice on being featured in the newsletter. Sorry I havent gotten to comment for a couple of days, my PC went down on the 23rd.
Thank you too for the compliment on being the "Eye Queen" LOL!
I'm glad you think so!
Have a great day!
Michelle

1/2/2005 3:08:22 PM

 
Candice C. Calhoun
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Glad to hear from you Michelle, I have been a bit worried about you! You are my "eye mentor", for sure...thanks for the wonderful comments...

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1/3/2005 6:02:52 AM

 
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