Here's a change of pace shot:
Rustic by Thousand Word Images by Dustin Abbott, on Flickr
Did you photograph that or paint it
As you probably know, it was shot (Canon 135L 2 f/2), but I did the painterly effect in Alien Skin Snap Art 3. I am doing some work for the company and they wanted to see me experiment some with the program, so I seeing what I can create for them right now.
Just a question sir, I'm currently trying out Alien Skin Exposure 5. Do I have to install additional software to use that effect you used or Exposure 5 is enough?
The painterly effect is done with a separate program from Alien Skin called "Snap Art 3". There is also a free trial on it. If you decide that it would be helpful, I would recommend just getting the software bundle as it is much cheaper that way.