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April 22, 2012
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Make
OLYMPUS IMAGING CORP.
Model
VR310,D720
Shutter Speed
1/80 second
Aperture
F/4.8
Focal Length
12 mm
ISO Speed
80
Date Taken
Apr 17, 2012, 4:04:00 PM
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Adobe Photoshop CS5 Windows
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Sei whales by namu-the-orca Sei whales by namu-the-orca
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Sei whales

Species depicted: Sei whales (Balaenoptera borealis)
Time taken: a couple of hours
References used: [link] [link](P.%20Steele,%20Larne%20Harbour%20Ltd).jpg
Tools of the trade: Photoshop CS5


If you like this painting, please vote for it here! [link] :D
Here is a pair of Sei (pronounced: sigh) whales, once again for #Exp-Marine-Mammals 's mini contest :aww: It was fun to paint mysticetes again; I had kinda been limited to the toothed whales these days :D



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S3cRt Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Cool.
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namu-the-orca Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you :D
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S3cRt Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Your Welcome
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loveforRuka Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
That's done very well! It will hard to choose in the contest!
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namu-the-orca Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks a lot! There indeed are ace entries this time :D
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DarkSilverflame Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Outstanding work, dear! :clap:
I already loved the wip, and now it's just gorgeous =]
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namu-the-orca Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you, Allen :bow:
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SilverVulpine Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Oh wow... A really marvelous rendition of a sadly underrated whale. Love it! And I love this series! :aww:
Spectacular work, my friend. :hug:
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namu-the-orca Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Aww, thank you so kindly :hug: I really love these whales; too bad I'm not yet good enough to truly portray their awesome sleek and swift body (rorquals always turn out too fat with me XD)
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SilverVulpine Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
You're very welcome.
They really are a cool species. :)
And hey, thee's nothing wrong with a little chubby rorqual... Just more rorqual to love. ;)
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