Juried Show Entries

Discussion in 'Birds' started by jfenton, May 18, 2005.

  1. jfenton

    jfenton

    Jan 26, 2005
    Haverhill, MA
    I'm entering two of my shots from this year into a juried show this coming week and I thought I'd post them here and keep you updated as to how I make out. You've seen them both previously, but I've processed them from scratch in RAW Magick this time and I think they came out pretty darned nice. These have both been printed at a full 13" x 19" on Cranes Museo 100% cotton paper and will be matted and framed. I've chosen 10 year old oak frames which I've re-finished which is really going against what you typically see in juried shows...but hey...maybe they'll stand out :) After I get them back from my framer, I'll post some shots of the completed pieces...

    Here are the two images....Wish me luck!

    original.

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  2. Greg

    Greg

    909
    Apr 5, 2005
    Fayetteville, TN
    the owl should take the prize. Nice shot, good color and contrast and looks really sharp.
     
  3. Flew

    Flew

    994
    Jan 25, 2005
    Alabama
    Well, I think you have a decent chance for an old guy.... :lol:

    Seriously, these are both wonderful. Break a leg.
     
  4. jfenton

    jfenton

    Jan 26, 2005
    Haverhill, MA
    Frank..

    Who are you calling old?

    Speaking of breaking a leg....I stepped into a muscrat hole last night while shooting those ospreys and fell flat on my *** in the marsh. I kept the camera up in the air thankfully but boy did I twist my knee :(

    Good thing that it was only a half mile walk back to the car...and a good thing my wife was with me!
     
  5. Flew

    Flew

    994
    Jan 25, 2005
    Alabama
    Ouch!! :?
     
  6. Both shots would win first prize Jim!! :D :D :D
     
  7. Both are very impressive images.
    They look like winners to me. Good luck.

    Russ
     
  8. Steve S

    Steve S

    Feb 1, 2005
    SE Florida
    They both should do very well...

    So, the Mrs carried the equipment back to the car for you? ;) Hope your ankle feels better soon. Sometimes sprains take a long time to heal.
     
  9. Rob G.

    Rob G. Guest

    Impressive shots Jim.
    The owl surely is a winner.

    Rob.
     
  10. I wish you the best, Jim and your approach with the special framing is a good Idea, but your images speak for themselves. Keep us posted
     
  11. Good luck! Both are wonderful shots.
     
  12. Brew

    Brew Guest

    I'd vote for both of those excellent shots so good luck to you... :D
     
  13. They're both exceptional for different reasons. I swear the owl is going to move any second! The bird on the water is erie and fascinating at the same time. Good luck!

    Rich
     
  14. jfenton

    jfenton

    Jan 26, 2005
    Haverhill, MA
    Rich

    You're right on the money with the "I swear he's gonna move any second" comment. He was gone immediately after capturing this particular shot :)
     
  15. Both are excellent images Jim, you should do well. Looking forward to the results.
     
  16. drueter

    drueter

    963
    Apr 24, 2005
    Southeast Texas
    Excellent images, Jim! I like them both for different reasons and think they should both do very well.
     
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