Smooth as Glass

© Bunny Snow

Smooth as Glass

Uploaded: October 28, 2009


Two Geese+new background+Flood plugin

Exif: F Number: 6.3, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/6400 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 88.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 20D


Laura E. Swan level-classic January 10, 2010

Is this ever neat!!! I love your effects here, Bunny! I have never seen the food filter used without rippled. I love this glassy look! Neat!

I just finished reading your bio. What an interesting chain of events in your life. Some sad and some so triumphant!

I am glad you finally have the equipment that best suits your needs. How inventive you are with the plastic jug! HA! LOVE IT!

Thank you for the visit to my gallery today. It's always wonderful to see a new face and friend arrive!

Enjoy your evening!!!

-Laura Swan #1225586

Bunny Snow level-classic January 10, 2010

Thank you, Laura. This image was originally done in Jim Zuckerman's class where we learned to change backgrounds and create reflections. I wanted to reflect rather than create ripples, an effect I have seen often on large bodies of water.

Thank you for visiting my gallery.

~Bunny #8287470

Laura E. Swan level-classic January 10, 2010

Neat! :) !!! #8287501

Debbie Prediger February 20, 2010

I agree, very neat! #8401423

Bunny Snow level-classic February 20, 2010

Thank you, Laura, and Debbie.

I love this image and so did my instructor. BP had even awarded me a EP last year. But, this year I shared too much information and the manager of the BP classes, apparently punished me by taking the image off-line at my gallery, in my class images and removed the praise from my instructor and the recognition given me by BP.

I don't know exactly what I said wrong, they didn't say, but it was not negative about this instructor whose guidance was amazing!

BTW, it was he who recommended I use a ballast, like a plastic one gallon jug attached to the neck of my carbon fiber tripod to give me the stability I need, and reduce vibration. He did this when I wrote to him while shopping for a tripod, before actually taking his class.

Since BP has spies everywhere, I cannot say more or I'll lose something else.

Take seriously the Terms of Agreement and figure it's like visiting China or Russia, where one has to consider every word being spoken beause those in power take action against their members! #8402048

Patti Coblentz October 10, 2010

Wow, Bunny...amazing work! #8958582

Joy Rector October 11, 2010

fantastic #8959411

Bunny Snow level-classic October 11, 2010

Thank you, Patti, and Joy,

This was my first successful cut and paste in class. Two images were taken at approximately the same time on the same day. At the park pond, which had a very poor background, I captured the injured birds swimming, and happened to look up and saw the most amazing sky ever. Hence, the rest of the day was capturing sky images.

Putting the two together was a piece of cake thanks to Jim's instructions and as he would say when the lighting matches, the created image is very believable!

Thank you again for your comments. #8959714

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