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PostSubject: Is the colouring touched up?   Tue Oct 21, 2014 8:40 pm

Hi guys Very Happy
As some of you know I have been searching for this hippo for a while now. I have noticed something of interest.
I have never seen a hippo that looks like this, not even remotely like it.  Shocked  No


The only one that came close was this...



Otherwise all of them are a boring plain grey, with perhaps a small touch of this shading. There are actually quite a few around for me to choose from, but I have been waiting to see if I can find a nice colouring. The one above is too expensive for me.
So my question is.. Do they actually touch up their photos to make their products more desirable?
Will I find one with more decent colouring or is this a wild goose chase?  Very Happy  geek
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PostSubject: Re: Is the colouring touched up?   Tue Oct 21, 2014 8:45 pm

Oh, absolutely they will make the photo look better than the real thing. It's a marketing ploy, anything to get you to buy the product.

I personally have never seen that hippo with pink shading unfortunately, this was a disappointment to me too.

Here's the stock photo for the Mojo Fun Arab Mare in Foal:
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And here's the real thing:
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It's rare that the stock photo matches up with the real thing.


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PostSubject: Re: Is the colouring touched up?   Tue Oct 21, 2014 9:14 pm

I always loved your photos Lee Ann sunny Very Happy cheers
This just proves it, you should photograph these animals for the stores, you really should Very Happy
Well, I guess that is dissapointing but not very surprising. It will aid the search though as now I am not looking for something that isn't there Rolling Eyes Wink
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PostSubject: Re: Is the colouring touched up?   Tue Oct 21, 2014 9:20 pm

I'm glad to hear you like them, I try my best cheers

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PostSubject: Re: Is the colouring touched up?   Tue Oct 21, 2014 9:47 pm

I like the catalog-hippo too but have never seen one like this Sad Good luck finding the perfect Very Happy
That Mojo arab looks actually pretty damn ugly in LeeAnn's photo... And this time it's not about the photo Neutral Rolling Eyes

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PostSubject: Re: Is the colouring touched up?   Tue Oct 21, 2014 9:52 pm

Animal_Figures_4U wrote:
I'm glad to hear you like them, I try my best cheers

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PostSubject: Re: Is the colouring touched up?   Tue Oct 21, 2014 9:55 pm

Well Jonas I am not a horse expert Rolling Eyes Wink I cannot make judgements based on the appearance or colour.
I will leave that up to you Wink Laughing  
I don't think there is such thing as a perfect hippo, but we will see cheers

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Exactly my words cheers sunny Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Is the colouring touched up?   Tue Oct 21, 2014 10:24 pm

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Well Jonas I am not a horse expert Rolling Eyes Wink I cannot make judgements based on the appearance or colour.
I will leave that up to you Wink Laughing  
I don't think there is such thing as a perfect hippo, but we will see cheers


I didn't say you are... Rolling Eyes Very Happy Very Happy  Haha I feel like I'm the crusty on the forum who's all the time judging the new horses Razz  

Almost perfect is perfect Wink

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