|Copyright: Karen Smith (karith)
|Date Taken: 2005-07-02|
|Categories: Daily Life, Humorous, Artwork, Experimental, Abstract, Mood, HPP [Heavily Post-Processed]|
|Camera: Canon PowerShot S50|
|Exposure: f/4.5, 1/10 seconds|
|More Photo Info: [view]|
|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Theme(s): Experiments, Shapes and Forms, Odds 'n Ends, Edges, Frame Styles, Abstracts [view contributor(s)]|
|Date Submitted: 2008-02-03 8:19|
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|Well, it's still rainy and hard to get out with the camera, so I resorted to doing more experiments with old images yesterday:) |
Believe it or not, this one started out as a collection of scissors with colorful handles, all standing upright in a container at a children's discovery museum. I thought the colors might be interesting to work with but the first experiments were disappointing. Then I tried some other filters and was amused with this extruded effect that I also accented a bit with black poster edges. When I was trying to decide what to do for a border I found this graph pattern and almost laughed out loud about the combination. Over the top, eh?! What, you're dizzy?
PP: gradient layers changes, extrusion filter, poster edges, resized, added border layer with gradient fill pattern and an extra thin black edge for definition, plus added a thin stroke and a drop shadow on the image layer to "extrude" it from the graph border.
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The image is very cool and I had to laugh once I read what the starting image was. Great way to take an ordinary shot and turn it into pop art.
I really like the vibrant colors and how they have a liquid look in a blocky environment - kind of like little ice cubes...
Thanks for sharing.
wonderful artistic picture.wonderful composition and colours.
- [2008-02-03 9:10]
Beautiful colored look,
I think until a stained glass window.
I like his abstract one, of vibrant colors and drawings.
- [2008-02-03 10:04]
Another graphical presentation with contrasting color play. Well framed and have a nice day.
The abstract you have achieved is very easy on the eyes yet its very busy with the graph patterns .... at very first glance it looked a lot like stained glass until I looked again ...and again.... fascinating PP work here Karen.....thanks for sharing with us....Roman:0)
- [2008-02-04 6:37]
Never would have guessed the original items from the looks of this image. Impressive colors and all the PP to get to this posting. I think our rain is out of here today and a little dryness for a while,
- [2008-02-06 22:55]
beautiful pic with interesting texture
and great colours
Amazing colors. Good composition. Very good capture.