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Deer (4)
poulinp Silver Star Critiquer [C: 45 W: 4 N: 9] (220)
A simple deer, ears in the air, ready to go at the first noise.

Altered Image #1

poulinp Silver Star Critiquer [C: 45 W: 4 N: 9] (220)
Adobe CS2
Edited by:glazzaro Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 473 W: 108 N: 1293] (4605)

1. Selected the background, ran noise reduction
2. BG still selected, ran surface blur
3. Reversed selection, deer selected, sharpened, 1 pixel deep, 100%
4. Entire shot, increased saturation and contrast.

Purpose - The shot is good, but I thought it would be nice to take advantage of the backlighting that exist. So I soften the BG, bump up the sat and contrast and increased detail to give the appearnce.

Greg