My BIG Brother

© Michelle Alton

My BIG Brother

Ken Smith level-classic 8/20/2012 4:02:58 AM

A cute child...gotta love that face. Nice job on the b/w effects, Michelle! #1481303

Michelle Alton 8/20/2012 4:05:39 AM

This is the original, with the baby's face partially obscured and her left eye turning in.
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Gord MacEachern level-classic 8/20/2012 4:34:08 AM

Amazing work Michelle, lovely image here!! Too bad it wouldn't be this easy to fix her lazy eye in real life. #10282642

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-classic 8/20/2012 4:38:00 AM

Wow, you did great on this!! Good work! #10282646

Jack Gaskin level-classic 8/20/2012 4:58:52 AM

Amazing DD WORK. I want to know what big brother was doing to get that stare ??? I like to original
the ROSEY RED CHEEKS and the look.

Jack #10282681

Lynn M. Whitt level-classic 8/20/2012 5:47:02 AM

Beautiful portrait and DDR work. #10282785

Martha R. Mazon level-classic 8/20/2012 7:25:25 AM

That's some incredible DD work, Michelle! The result is a priceless look of fascination, beautifully enhanced by the sepia tones, for a very special portrait. Well done!! #10282888

Katherine Kuhn level-classic 8/20/2012 8:37:12 AM

Great work resulting in a beautiful portrait, Michelle! #10282961

Connie J. Bagot 8/20/2012 9:14:03 AM

Love the way you caught how intense her concentration on her brother is---very cool portrait! #10283006

Douglas Pignet 8/20/2012 11:25:25 AM

what a lovely the expression #10283103

Tiia Vissak 8/20/2012 12:32:56 PM

a wonderful capture! #10283163

Alan L. Borror 8/20/2012 1:43:55 PM

Wonderful, Michelle...great DD work and a worthy result! #10283192

John Connolly 8/20/2012 2:31:28 PM

Excellent DD work here Michelle! A wonderful capture, and your vanilla tones are really outstanding! #10283239

Lou Taylor 8/20/2012 6:51:51 PM

Nice work Michelle. #10283428

Ann Coates level-classic 8/20/2012 9:09:03 PM

Awesome work Michelle, I'm always fascinated to see your cloning and how clever you are at it. Lovely conversion to B&W. #10283502

R. J. Laudenbacher level-classic 8/21/2012 3:18:19 AM

Love your POV on this and those adoring eyes. Wonderful work, Michelle. #10283635

Emile Abbott level-classic 8/21/2012 2:10:02 PM

Gotta love that expression on her face. Nice tone in the final. #10284409

Neal D. Hatcher level-classic 8/21/2012 6:08:39 PM

Awesome work #10284809

Rona L. Schwarz 8/21/2012 8:33:25 PM

Well, you did a marvelous job on this, Michelle! Her face and expression is just so adoring - love the big eyes - and I love the B&W version especially. Wonderful work! #10285005

Gina M. Savage 8/23/2012 6:37:22 PM

Such a sweet expression you captured on her face. Well done, Michelle. #10287509

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These were the children of dairy farmers whose cows were entered into the competition at the Middletown Grange Fair last week. Her big brother had snatched the little girl's attention from the slow, dullish cow activity.
This is entered into the DD category. The original is displayed in the Remark section. There were two main "problems" with it. The baby's face was partially obscured, and her eyes appeared to be crossed. I had to borrow a portion of her face and hair from another shot and also "moved" her lazy eye and converted to black and white using TOPAZ ADJUST Toning.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/400 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 1250, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 70.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D

Uploaded on 8/20/2012 4:01:05 AM Editor's Pick

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