Northern Cardinal in Winter, Central Park 12/29/2011

This is a beginning of a new venture. I have a Gallery for the work in progress that I am creating for the B&H Event Space’s Portfolio Review. Lots more to follow.

Also see the new work at:.

Northern Cardinal in Winter, Central Park 12/29/2011
Northern Cardinal in Winter, Central Park 12/29/2011

I created this last winter from an older image of a Cardinal photographed in the Park. The watercolor was brushed in using a Wacom Tablet and Corel Painter. Part of the photo of the bird, especially the eyes, is unaltered.

Created in Photoshop and Corel Painter 11/24/2013. NIKON D7000, f-stop 115.6, exposure time 1/800 sec., ISO 720, exposure bias 1.3 steps, focal length 600mm, and max aperture 6.5.

7 thoughts on “Northern Cardinal in Winter, Central Park 12/29/2011

  1. Solange Rangel 2014-11-28 / 10:00 am

    I would like to leave a general comment in lieu of so many individual ones. All these newly posted photos are AMAZING!
    Excellent work!

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  2. Tom May 2014-11-28 / 11:29 am

    This is one of my favorites. The details and colors are such a beautiful contrast to the background. Thanks!

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  3. Bobbi 2014-11-28 / 3:55 pm

    I love the bird but it looks like it is sitting in the middle of bubbles.

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  4. port4u 2014-11-29 / 6:28 am

    The bubbles are watercolor drops added for effect, design and color. In one version of this I added snowflakes, but that was a bit too kitsch. Thanks for getting me to describe it. Exactly what I need to do.

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  5. Christian Benjamin 2014-11-29 / 12:31 pm

    I love the bubbles-as-cold snow effect. The impressionistic quality of this one is perfect.

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  6. Anne Lazarus 2014-12-11 / 9:37 am

    This picture captures the beauty of the cardinal in a winter scene. it is beautiful.

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  7. Lee Gaywood 2014-12-13 / 12:14 am

    the white in the eye, a bit stronger, clearer
    interesting image

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