Rose, before and after

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Danny
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Rose, before and after

Post by Danny »

Its where my heads at..........whats left of it. :D So now days I take images thinking of what can be done after. :D

Original shot

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First take on it

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Second take

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All the best macroholics.

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Worry about the image that comes out of the box, rather than the box itself.

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Post by nephiliim »

Hey Danny,

I personally like the first take better than the second one. It really is art you know?!?!?! :smt038

All the best,

Tom B
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Post by beetleman »

I go for the abstract most of the time. I like all three. Each one has a place in art :wink:
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Post by Moebius »

Beautifully done. You amaze me with your continued creativity. These still done in PhotoImpact?

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Post by rjlittlefield »

I think I'm going to keep coming back to this "first take" for a while.

It's an incredibly creative piece of work.

Starting from a flat image, Danny manages to recreate more 3D structure than the original rose probably had, then wraps the whole thing in this photo-realistic but still surreal combination of reflections and ripples and balls. He even threw in a bit of Escher-like illusion, with a drop from what looks like a foreground leaf causing ripples in what looks like the background surface. I don't know where anything is anymore!

But it's nice, no doubt about that.

Thanks, Danny!

--Rik

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Post by Mike B in OKlahoma »

MC Escher lives! :lol:
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Post by cactuspic »

What fun. Great work. While I like them all, the first take bring a biggestsmile to my face.

Irwin

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