Ridin' Fence

© Dianna Murphy

Ridin' Fence

Uploaded: January 13, 2011


I did this as a gift for my Dad's birthday. The barn is in Washington. This is four pictures combined. Usual curves adjustment. I replaced the sky and used a gaussian blur to blend it into the tree line. I added the calves and the horse and rider which is my Dad. Used topaz to add a painted look. Used layer mask to paint detail back into some area -the fence, the calves face and my dad's face. Added a second bit of buzz to the trees and mountains area.

Exif: F Number: 22, Exposure Bias Value: -1.00, ExposureTime: 1/45 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 28.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 30D


Dianna Murphy January 13, 2011

I'll upload the original too. #1343826

Dianna Murphy January 13, 2011

I'll upload the original too. #9160621

Karen Slagle January 13, 2011

This is gorgeous, Dianna. I bet your dad loved it. #9160624

Marty Straub January 13, 2011

Excellent DD work, Dianna. I feel the hardest part of these is to match the light, and you did an outstanding job of that. You dad surely has many reasons to be proud of you; he must love this. #9160653

Dayna Cain level-classic January 13, 2011

Excellant work! #9160672

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe January 13, 2011

Wow Dianna - Wonderful creation!! Outstanding in every way! Jeff #9160724

Christine Pentecost January 13, 2011

Awesome work! Your Dad had to love this! #9160791

Karen Celella level-deluxe January 13, 2011

Terrific work, Dianna. I'm sure your Dad will hang this. What a wonderful gift. #9160830

Carol Eade level-addict January 13, 2011

Gorgeous DD image, Dianna, what a wonderful gift for your Dad! #9160894

Michele Peterson level-classic January 13, 2011

Dianna, this is wonderful! Thanks for adding the originals, too, as it makes it all the more interesting to look at and see how masterfully you combined the two images. Really, a special creation to be proud of and I can only imagne that your dad was very happy to receive this! #9160928

Freddy Bland January 13, 2011

Gorgeous work on this image, Dianna! A treasure, for sure!!! #9161434

Barbara Waldoch level-classic January 13, 2011

Wonderful capture, Dianna!

Thank you for thinking about me, I live on the other side of the country, luckily no floods here. #9161840

Fanie Heymans January 14, 2011

Beautiful done, Dianna! Hard work excellent done! #9161946

Michelle Alton January 14, 2011

Who could NOT love this spectacular creation? Wow! #9161958

Carla Capra Anderson January 14, 2011

Wow, Dianna!
;) CC #9162483

Kathy Cline January 14, 2011

Dianna, this is amazing! What a peaceful and beautiful scene. Dad must be so excited!
Blessings! #9162725

Patrick Rouzes January 15, 2011

Phenomenal beauty & work here, Dianna! Reminds me of a place we used to play as kids. Even the contours of the land the fences, & barn & almost the same! Worthy of A Grand Prize, my friend! Good luck! #9164332

Debra R. Harder January 15, 2011

Truly brilliant DD work, Dianna! Is this paradise or what! Would love to be there. Gorgeous image! Deb #9164461

Ann H. Belus level-deluxe January 15, 2011

Outstanding work on this Dianna; your creativity has made this an awesome work of art! #9164658

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic January 15, 2011

Beautiful capture!! I bet he loved this!! You did a great job on this, Dianna! #9164905

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna January 15, 2011

Incredible work of art, Dianna! :-) k #9165305

Martin Cregg January 15, 2011

This is a beautiful composite, Dianna. Perfect proportioning. #9165350

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic January 16, 2011

Outstanding DD work, Dianna!
Such a lovely scene.
I bet your Dad loves this!
~♥~Lisa #9166104

Mitch Spence level-classic January 16, 2011

This is a wonderful image you've created, Dianna. Your work is beautiful and your choice of elements and their placement is perfection. #9166225

Leslie McLain level-classic January 20, 2011

Beautiful capture, Dianna. Makes me wish I was there. #9181710

Val Feldman level-deluxe January 20, 2011

Whew! I'm exhausted just reading all the work this entailed...you're amazing, you know...What a wonderful gift from the heart and soul to give to your Dad...superb work, once again, Dianna! #9181861

Stephen S. Maguire January 23, 2011

Sensational image!!! #9188948

JO ANN CLEVELAND January 24, 2011

Amazing Dianna, sure he love it!

jo ann c. #9191674

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