Sharing moments in time…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Resolved

This is an easy one.  I recently got some new photo editing software that I’m experimenting with.  My resolution is that I learn what the heck to do with all that capability in order to make better, and more artistic photos.  I took this photo this morning at the San Diego Zoo – unfortunately the Tiger was pretty much always in the shade and/or against the chain-link fence.  So I decided to take advantage of the dark shadows while adding a vignette in post processing to highlight the subject and eliminate the fence.  This is the result…..(This is also meant as a teaser for the coming year – we’re off to India at the end of the month to see if we can catch an image or two of these guys in the wild!)

Shady Tiger

Shady Tiger

12 responses

  1. So cool, I really love this.

    January 4, 2013 at 12:15 pm

    • Glad you could stop by – thank you!

      January 4, 2013 at 5:49 pm

  2. Nice shot! I actually hadn’t realized it was shot in a Zoo until I read your paragraph! Safe travels in India!

    January 4, 2013 at 12:35 pm

    • Thanks Heidi! Even though I spend a lot of time looking for animals in the wild, it’s still a great place to visit!

      January 4, 2013 at 5:54 pm

  3. Steve Deutsch

    very nice.

    January 4, 2013 at 9:59 pm

  4. it’s a great image Scott and I can’t wait to see what you come back with

    January 6, 2013 at 4:21 pm

  5. The vignette worked well – and what a trip to look forward to. Expect great things.

    January 9, 2013 at 6:29 am

    • Lynne – we are really getting excited now that its only a few weeks away.

      January 9, 2013 at 3:40 pm

  6. Your post processing choices really work to enhance this image, Scott. My eye was drawn into the frame, firstly to the face and eyes, the stripes and then the gentle haze of chain link that served to accentuate this handsome creature … in captivity.

    January 10, 2013 at 4:54 am

    • Thanks for the comment Cheryl – I appreciate your take on the photo and the processing – I’m having fun trying some new things.

      January 10, 2013 at 9:42 am

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