Dale Ann Cubbage 5/3/2004 9:32:01 AM

Nishon, I love this soooo much! Great job with the tinting. What program do you use to do that? #124090

Nichon L. Thorstrom Smith 5/3/2004 8:08:43 PM

Thanks, Dale Ann! The photo was done in sepia and then I hand-tinted the photo with oil paints. The photo starts out very bright in color, and then with a piece of cottonball (real cotton) you start to wipe the color away. I have to admit I don't have a program for photos. I'm a hobbyist thinking of the semi-pro thing. I have fun with it!! #518179

Dale Ann Cubbage 5/4/2004 6:17:16 AM

Nishon, thanks for sharing your technique. I am totally clueless when it comes to actually using film and processing it yourself. I'm very impressed! I wish I could find a way to get that look with PS. I know it's probably possible, but haven't taken time to try. Thanks again, and great photo! #518972

Susana Matos 6/17/2004 11:47:19 AM

I do LOVE this photo! It is a kind of unique catch that is always beautiful to see! Nice work on it! Congratulations!
Cheers from Portugal, Su #601846

Dale Ann Cubbage 6/17/2004 2:02:15 PM

Congrats on the finalist selection Nishon! I knew it was a great one!

da #602104

Nichon L. Thorstrom Smith 6/18/2004 8:32:24 AM

Thank you Susana and Dale Ann. As always your comments are soooo appreciated. Extended congrats on both of your finalist selections too. Looking forward to seeing your work in Aug. Susana. Photography is so fun!!!! :-)

Nishon #603669

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