little Bench

© Richard P. Lussier

little Bench

Uploaded: May 25, 2006


Dedicated to Gail Vitikacs, a special person and wonderful photographer. I had such fun learning from her.

Thanks Gail!

Texas BP Photo Shoot, Ft. Worth Botanical Gardens

(with slight warming filter and film grain effects)

Exif: FNumber: 4.5, ExposureBiasValue: 0/6, ExposureTime: 1.66666666666667E-02, Flash: flash did not fire, ISO: , WhiteBalance: auto white balance


Ken Smith level-classic May 26, 2006

Hey Richard, when I saw this picture, I figured Gail gave you one of hers and you posted it. :-) Nice tribute to an excellent photographer. And you did a fantastic job on this image. #452779

Gail Vitikacs level-classic May 26, 2006

Wow Richard...this is most impressive! Love the effects, and you pulled the entire capture together beautifully. Thank you thank you thank you for the lovely dedication...Remember, be true to your passion!!! Have a fabulous weekend! Little g #2817731

Carla Metzler May 26, 2006

Beautifully composed, wonderful reflections and dedication, Richard! #2817957

Gary Lange May 26, 2006

Excellent image, Richard!! Very good use of effects as well. You had a fantastic teacher in Gail from what I can see. #2818342

Tammy Scott May 26, 2006

What a truly beautiful dedication to a truly wonderful person and photograher! #2818669

Tammy Scott May 26, 2006

What a truly beautiful dedication to a truly wonderful person and photographer! #2818671

Dennis Flanagan May 26, 2006

Great job Richard. I am sure the Dudette was thrilled to see your tribute. #2820115

Cora Miller level-classic May 26, 2006

Richard, how thoughtful of you to dedicate this to Little g. She certainly deserves it! It is such a pretty scene and you did a nice job composing it. A couple of thoughts for your consideration, some of the highlights appear to be blown out which you can probably recover if you're shooting in RAW, if not a shadows/highlight adjustment in PS might help. Secondly, be sure and watch your edges. The bright dead branch in the upper corner pulls the eye away from the main subject and becomes a distraction to what you're trying to convey. Good eye to spot this and recognize it as a great subject. :) #2820601

Richard P. Lussier May 27, 2006

Thank you so much Ken, Gail, Carla, Gary, Tammy, Dennis and Cora! You all are so kind, and I truly appreciate your comments!
Ken, what a great compliment, thinking this was one of Gails! :)
Gail, you are quite welcome; you are quite the photographic passion encourager! :)

Cora, I am grateful for the insightful thoughts and suggestions; I feel priveleged to have such a talented eye's critique. I am capturing more photos in RAW lately, but unfortunately this was not one of them. :( I will, however, see what I can do about those distracting branches in Photoshop Elements...
Thanks again for the tips!

Sandra Freyler June 12, 2006

Richard, great composition on this image... Very nice! :) #2887035

Richard P. Lussier June 26, 2006

Thank you Sandra! #2952977

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