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Old Oct 27, 2007, 8:41 PM   #1
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Spotted this well preserved 1955 (I think) Cadillac parked at a shopping center this morning. Masked out the distracting background which I darkened and added some blurr. Also used the Shadow/Highlight feature in CS3 to bring out details in the grill. C&C appreciated.

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Old Oct 27, 2007, 9:48 PM   #2
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Great shot Walter. Your idea was right however, my only complaint is the fuzzy edges around the car. If you close cropped the car, then made it a selection then inverse the selection you can then work away without the fuzzy edge. Other than that
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Old Oct 29, 2007, 8:38 PM   #3
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Nice shot, I like the way everything came out except the guy in the red shirt walking away from the car. Maybe clone him out after all it's not his car anyway.

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Old Oct 30, 2007, 10:46 AM   #4
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Great Shot! I agree with both above comments that the soft lines and man in red are a bit distracting, but the way the grill and whole nose of the car really 'pops' out of the picture is very interesting to me.
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Old Nov 25, 2007, 10:25 AM   #5
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Great picture!

When I first looked at the photo, I saw a Cadillac grill and two bull-like horns sticking out and pointed slightly inward. I think it was because of the even lighting and highly reflective chrome. I had shake my head to concentrate to filter the effect and remember that these torpedo-like projections were common on many 1950's cars, including my old '57 Buick.
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