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Wet day in Llanelli



Wet day in Llanelli


Learning a technique or two in Photoshop. The plate was photo'd in the Parc Howard Museum, and is a Llanelli Cockerel...……….

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Re: Wet day in Llanelli

That's what one does on a wet day. The camera gear might be weather proof, but I know I'm not.

A nice capture Mark.

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Re: Wet day in Llanelli

I think that the plate should be hung with the grass level, ignoring the writing!

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I think that the plate should be hung with the grass level, ignoring the writing!

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Yes I did try that, but in the end decided the writing just had to on top. Its always an uphill struggle in Llanelli.....
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Re: Wet day in Llanelli

As you were "Learning a technique or two in Photoshop", you could always cut and move the writing!

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As you were "Learning a technique or two in Photoshop", you could always cut and move the writing!

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Now why did I not think of that, a challenge indeed.....
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Now why did I not think of that, a challenge indeed.....
It might be easier to select the centre or the plate, and rotate the selection.

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You were right there, rotated cockerels proved easy to manipulate
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Re: Wet day in Llanelli

That looks much better. I don't know why the maker of the plate made the writing offset in the first place. It just looks weird.

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Re: Wet day in Llanelli

IMO your opening version is the more dynamic composition.
The second version reduces the tension between the two cocks.
I like the way you've layered the plate over the rainy window pane.
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What "dynamic" as in everything sliding downhill to the right?

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