Rocky Mountain Elk

© melvina weatherby

Rocky Mountain Elk

Brad Golub 1/5/2006 3:39:11 PM looks fake. #369794

Sharon Day 1/5/2006 4:05:22 PM

You did a pretty good job of placing the elk in the scene, but it does have the look of being placed there. Maybe because the elk is a little too large. Not quite sure, but it doesn't look natural. Pretty scene though. #2256407

Lucia De Giovanni 1/5/2006 4:25:33 PM

I like the background but it looks unnatural - there is something that hits the eye that says "not real" - come to Colorado and we'll go find the real stuff! Take care,
L. #2256494

James Reininger 1/6/2006 9:36:21 AM

Hello Melvina, I have to agree with Sharon. You did a good job of cropping the elk, but people will probably be able to tell it is a fake. I think perspective is what ultimately gives it away The elk is very close to the observer, yet the foreground apprears to be a marsh taken at some great distance. Because of this, the elk appears to be 60 feet tall! I would recommend finding another photo where the foreground is close to the observer. That way it will appear more natural. Anyway, that is my two cents. Best of luck. #2258972

melvina weatherby 1/6/2006 10:18:01 AM

I thank each and every one of you for giving me your honest comments, I can see it now, thanks for great hints.
Lucia , I would love to come to Colorado. #2259098

Norma Jean Stevens 2/21/2006 6:17:45 AM

Congratulations Melvina on your Finalist win!!! I would not have quickly noticed your positioning of the elk into your beautiful scenic image,,,love your honesty!! It's still a great image!! Best of Luck in the next round! #2445405

Chris Lazzery 2/21/2006 6:48:37 AM

The elk could be Photoshopped better, especially at its feet.

Very nice scenery. #2445659

The Judges at 2/21/2006 3:21:34 PM

It looks fake - the size of the elk is wrong for the scene around it... #2448621

melvina weatherby 2/23/2006 3:17:41 PM

A Great Lesson Learned, Thank You All. #2459161

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I put the Elk into the mountain scene,please tell me what you all think.

Uploaded on 1/5/2006 3:30:41 PM Photo Contest Finalist

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