The Pistol

© Dale Hardin

The  Pistol

Uploaded: July 14, 2011


Tight crop, image reversal, multiply and overlay blends, replaced background, Topaz psychedelic filter at reduced opacity and masked, texture overlay, selective blur and other tweaks in PSE9.

Shutter speed: 1/30.00 F-stop: 5.6
ISO speed: 160

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 1.30, ExposureTime: 1/30 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 160, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 53.20 mm, Model: DSC-R1


Carolyn McIntosh July 14, 2011

I love this . . and then I saw whose it was . . you create wonderful digital art. This should be on the cover of a western novel . . seriously. #1393142

Carol Teal July 15, 2011

Truly awesome and I agree with Carolyn! Wonderful treatment! #9531184

Joannie Bertucci level-classic July 15, 2011

Well Dale, you've made this image snap, crackle and pop! Excellent treatment, details, colors, exposure...the whole nine yards! #9531200

Dale Hardin July 15, 2011

Carolyn, Carol, and Joannie, thanks so much for such nice comments. LOL. This is one of those images that was the result of boredom. Needed something to do so went back over some images I'd taken last month and found this one that I'd passed over.

Started playing around and this was the result. :o) #9531787

Kathy D. Reasor July 15, 2011

Love It! #9532020

Dale Hardin July 15, 2011

Many thanks Kathy. #9532057

Carla Capra level-classic July 20, 2011

Hi Dale;
This is awesome. I love your creativity.
;) CC #9542347

Dale Hardin July 20, 2011

Carla, thanks so much. Especially nice comment since it came from you. You're a creativity inspiration. #9542582

Jillian Danielson July 21, 2011

Wow Dale! This is awesome!! Your treatment is fabulous! #9544756

Dale Hardin July 21, 2011

Thank you Jillian. Loved your gallery. Your vintage pinup images were a hoot!! :o) #9545173

Aimee C. Eisaman July 28, 2011

I was instantly drawn to the rich colors in this one. Very nicely done! My eye is taken right in to the gun and bullets, but I also get to enjoy all the textures in this shot. :~) #9560328

Dale Hardin July 28, 2011

Thank you Aimee. Just rec'd an email yesterday from Photoshop Elements Magazine telling me they plan to print this shot in their next issue. Would love to see that. #9560661

Aimee C. Eisaman July 28, 2011

O that would be awesome! :~) #9560686

Carolyn McIntosh July 28, 2011

Congratulations Dale!!!!! Well deserved. #9560747

Dale Hardin July 28, 2011

Thanks so much Aimee and Carolyn. I'm not holding my breath 'till I see it though. :o) #9562018

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