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    I don't know ... I guess it is worth seeing if any of you guys like this. It makes a nice double page spread for the album anyway :-)

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    I L-O-V-E it, but what the heck do I know? It looks like it has a pink tint to the whole image, but I'm on a laptop. Does it? That's part of what I love about it. It's just a very cool image!! But like I said, I'm not a judge, not qualified to be a judge, and haven't even ever been judged yet (at least not in a print competition!) So there you have it - my humble little opinion!
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    I like this too. Is there a tad more room at the bottom? So the couple could have a little more space under their feet? And is the couple sharp? Can't tell here of course. It's also hard to see light on their faces like you would in a
    16x20 - so check if that needs any tweaking. Lori mentioned it looks pink to her - doesn't to me but maybe you could purposely make it a very light pink . . .and then title it "Tickled Pink" Hey - the fee for a great title . . . if it merits . . . is dinner with dessert! Ask Jeff LOL!!!! Holly
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    I'm thinking maybe get rid of all the tree branches above the arch - but maybe not - messs around with it and see what you think.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Holly Howe View Post
    I'm thinking maybe get rid of all the tree branches above the arch - but maybe not - messs around with it and see what you think.
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    That was my first thought..
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    Anyone want to help me with a title on this? One thing this image kinda looked like to me, as this is weird I admit, is that the bride and groom kinda looked like the hands on a clock, basically representing 1:00pm or a little after ... so I was trying to think of a title that might help suggest that.

    I have failed to come up with anything that wasn't completely stupid and in trying it out on folks to see if they "saw" the clock thing proved to be a miss.

    But, does any of that invoke any ideas for a title?

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    I see lots of potential here. It's a strong graphic image, that just needs a little tweaking.
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    When I was shoing thsi image to keith I noticed the white line around the arch left from burning the sky. That will need to be fixed or no way this will go. I assume this was just a quickie job to show the image.

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    The mat doesn't look pink anymore - did you change it? I liked the first color better.
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    Thanks for all the feedback peeps! I did repost almost immediately with a darker selection for the matte as I thought the pinik-ish color was off ... did folks actually like that?

    Mark, what tweaking do I need?!?! I am blind to my own images ... I don't know why, but I never see things until people point them out to me.

    Holly, what "burning" are you refering to? I did not burn anything in this image. I think I see what may look like burning at about 10 o'clock immediately above the arch ... is that what you are talking about?

    BTW, I do have more at the bottom, but it is ugly and

    Here is the original file:



    and here is the pink-ish mat:



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