More 'out of focus' images

Kruger Lion

Kruger Lion

Kruger Lion
Lions playing at Goas waterhole
Kruger Rhino
Sabi Leopards

There seems to be some intrest in manipulated photos. So here are a few more. Also in answer to Wayne's question. Yes it is a plug in that is used. It's from a company named Redfield and the plug in is called Fractalius. It would be installed in yor filters menu. I think I paid $40 U.S. for it. It installes in only a couple of minutes. (don't hold me to the price)


The photos of the two lions is one of my favorites. The photo in this case is perfectly in focus, but I like the effect. some time in the future I may post this interaction that took place at the Goas waterhole in Etosha, with a pride of 8 adults enjoying themselves.

If you note the Rhino is almost a pencil sketch. This software has lot of capability, and adjustments, as a result I doubt if I could reproduce any of these exactly if they were not saved.

In any case it is a method to save those slightly out of focus shots and turn them into keepers.

If you have any more questions, feel free to ask.

Have Fun,

Bob

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Feb 08, 2012
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You're welcome
by: Bob Shepardson

To all of you thank you for your comments. It is indeed a way of making those slightly out of focus shots keepers, even those that are in focus can be manipulated into a whole different look. By the way please feel free to ask any questions on location, settings, etc. If you would like to see more examples, go to my website
and look in the folder titled manipulated photos.

Good shooting, Bob

Feb 03, 2012
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Thanks and Thanks again
by: Silvya

Thanks Wayne for asking Bob the question that was on my mind and thank you Bob for sharing this info with us, I now have some use for my flops.

Feb 03, 2012
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Lovely creative images!
by: Angie

These photos are so amazing - and the cherry on top is that they initially were not keepers!

Feb 03, 2012
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Thanks Bob!
by: Wayne

Much appreciated Bob. I was wondering if I should delete all my out of focus and ugly images but you have now thrown me, and a few other people I'm sure, a lifeline!

Feb 03, 2012
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From blurred to beautiful!
by: Mario

Wow Bob, these images are most appealing! I was considering the Topaz Labs plugin, until I saw what you have done with Fractalius! Thanks for sharing these very creative images.

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