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A Guy Named Butch by dougf

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I came across this roadside memorial and thought long about Butch and who he was, whom he loved, whom loved him…

Here is my tribute to him.

This one’s not for sale.

Couldn’t do that to Butch.

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  • Paul Gana
    Paul Ganaover 5 years ago

    cool image

  • Thanks Paul!

    – dougf

  • Barssel
    Barsselover 5 years ago

    Great capture………………….

  • Thank you so much Barssel.

    – dougf

  • Jadon
    Jadonover 5 years ago

    Great job Doug, how do you get that textured look to your shots mate?

  • Thanks Jason.

    I googled up some Photoshop textures and paste them into a new layer, then play around with “blending” them down and using the eraser tool, dodge and burn.

    I do the dodge and burn and other filters on both the new layer and the base layer.

    I just started with this and ams still feeling my way around with it. Hope this helps Jason.

    – dougf

  • Jadon
    Jadonover 5 years ago

    Cheers mate, seen it on a few others work as well and I want to give it a go.., thanks Doug..

  • susi lawson
    susi lawsonover 5 years ago

    amazing, so still and so emotional

  • Thank you so much susi!

    – dougf

  • Lois  Bryan
    Lois Bryanover 5 years ago

    wooooooooooooooooooooow … right straight to the heart … quirky, emotional … what a combination …

  • Clark Thompson
    Clark Thompsonover 5 years ago

    Alas… poor Butch! A very somber study…

  • wiscbackroadz
    wiscbackroadzover 4 years ago

    Beautiful memorial to an unknown stranger. All over Wisconsin wherever people have been killed in vehicle accidents you’ll see a memorial such as this. It’s a stark reminder about being a responsible driver and not to drink and drive for this could be you or the innocent victim from your actions….

  • Thank you sir.

    – dougf

  • mscott207
    mscott207over 4 years ago

    incredibly moving…a wondeful tribute to Butch!

  • Thank you for the feature – my honor!

    – dougf

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