A "Cool" Tiger

© Stephen D. Swihart

A "Cool" Tiger

Uploaded: August 08, 2006

Description

Impossible! In front of me were 30 vertical wires close together to contain the beast. The tiger was another 40 feet away, and too dull to budge. Every piece of the scenery was virtually colorless, including the faded tiger. Then came PSE, nik filters, buZZ and flood (the tiger needed a little cool water since it was such a hot day--95 degrees!). What a transformation. Frankly, the photo is worthless, but the "painting" of the photo is much improved. Do you agree?

Comments

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic August 08, 2006

Nice capture. Love the effect. Love the reflection. #499492

Patsy Diana August 08, 2006

Interestingly beautiful effect. I should try that painting effect more often. The few times I tried it I immediately reverted back to the original pictures because it turned out terrible. But yours turned out great. Guess it depends on the picture. Nice going. #3140315

Colette M. Metcalf August 08, 2006

I just LOVE this!!! #3140619

mary e. sydlewski August 09, 2006

This is absolutely amazing! #3144030

Tracey R. Hart September 18, 2006

Another one that I just love, Stephen! What a great moment!! I hope in Heaven we can all run and play with these wonder creatures and praise the Lord along side them. #3324000

Datha Y. Thompson September 26, 2006

WOW!!!! Gorgeous!!!.. CONGRATULATIONS and GOOD LUCK in the next round!! :0) #3368957

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic September 26, 2006

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist. Good luck in the next round. #3369019

augustus gillian September 27, 2006

congratulations #3371513

Judy A. Lawhon November 18, 2006

Fabulous ps work, Stephen!! #3602209

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