Original image edited in PSE and Topaz, It reminds me of the old paint by numbers paintings.


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I am happy to share my vision with you and I hope that it touches you in some small way.

“Photography is my soul food” – Carol M.

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  • Bunny Clarke
    Bunny Clarkeabout 1 year ago

    This one is a beauty! The lighting was just perfect to give this paint by numbers effect. :o)

  • Thanks Bunny! The backlighting was great for this image.

    – CarolM

  • shadowlea
    shadowleaabout 1 year ago

    fantastic capture, love the lighting

  • Thank you so very much for the kind words.

    – CarolM

  • Susan Bergstrom
    Susan Bergstromabout 1 year ago

    This is absolutly BRILLIANT!…It looks like a painting!

  • This wonderful comment coming from you makes my day Susan!! Thank you very, very much!

    – CarolM

  • Betty Mackey
    Betty Mackeyabout 1 year ago

    It does hint at paint by numbers but it is so much better. Wonderful!

  • What a wonderfdul comment Betty! Thank you so much.

    – CarolM

  • Kate Adams
    Kate Adamsabout 1 year ago

    Beautiful image Carol!!…very powerful.

  • So glad you like it Kate. The backlighting is what makes it.

    – CarolM

  • John44
    John44about 1 year ago

    Wonderful :)

  • Many, many thanks John for that nice compliment!

    – CarolM

  • sundawg7
    sundawg7about 1 year ago

    You definitely used some horse sense for this capture Carol. Superb capture and lighting…a definite Supremo Fave. ♥Ron♥

  • The backlighting was just great on the horse and I was so lucky to get this shot. Thanks Ron for your kind words and the Supremo Fave!!

    – CarolM

  • pat gamwell
    pat gamwellabout 1 year ago



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  • I am honored Pat to be featured in the group. Thank you so very, very much!

    – CarolM

  • Julie  White
    Julie Whiteabout 1 year ago

    Beautiful work Carol.

  • Thanks a million Julie!

    – CarolM

  • Tina Hailey
    Tina Haileyabout 1 year ago

    nice capture

  • Many thanks Tina!

    – CarolM

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