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Talk about procrastination. I’ve been meaning to upload this for a while now. Today I realised how long that ‘while’ has become. The original image is dated 31st May 2009. Bah!

Anywho, comments on yesterday’s “Fish Oil View” made me look for this shot.

V1 is cropped. V2 is the original. Both processed with a 10% increase in Contrast.

Here’s the story: There I was, facing the living room window (the same window in yesterday’s V4) finishing off this (plastic) bottled green tea or something. As I pulled away the bottle I glimpsed something interesting. I peered into the neck of the bottle and noticed the abstract of greens from the garden outside. I rinsed out the bottle and let it dry. The next day, I got my A630, pressed the front of the lens barrel to the bottle neck, and took the shot.

I know the title is a bit of an environmental oxymoron – “green plastic” – but hey…literary licence Wink

Andrew

[HUGE thanks to Ed (Glostopcat) for his tip top User Award on the recent Plain Tiger Smile ]

Camera:Canon PowerShot A630
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Green Plastic
Username:ChiliMan ChiliMan
Uploaded:2 Apr 2012 - 5:26 PM
Tags:Abstract, Garden, Green, Pattern, Plastic bottle, Specialist / abstract
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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 32321 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom96 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2012 - 5:29 PM

Very clever, very creative, very green, very well executed.

Regards Nathan

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 7135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore16 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2012 - 5:31 PM

Thanks so much, Nathan!

Andrew Smile

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 4966 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England129 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2012 - 6:00 PM

Who you calling a poxy moron!!

Cracking creativity, Andrew. Very abstract and the off-set v1 works extremely well.

Dave

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 7135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore16 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2012 - 6:03 PM

Lmao...ta, Dave Grin

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SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 53989 forum postsSlowSong vcard England28 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2012 - 6:04 PM

Well I've not seen this done before, and there's no end of things you can poke your camera through. Grin Great imagination. This makes a super abstract and I like the way you've put the subject off centre.
Chris

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 5barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2012 - 6:24 PM

gosh ... this really is a goodie even if an oldie
V1 is the vote puller for me

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PinkK
PinkK  480 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2012 - 6:50 PM

Very creative!! Smile

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 6337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2012 - 7:22 PM

Lovely capture Andrew - glad you kept it and have finally uploaded it SmileSmile
Helen

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7327 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom879 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2012 - 7:24 PM

Who needs Photoshop!
Brilliant.
Moira

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bliba
bliba  8 Austria2 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2012 - 7:33 PM

very effective

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Shellio
Shellio  3 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2012 - 7:42 PM

How interesting, what great imagination you have Andrew.
Shell

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andylea
andylea e2 Member 537 forum postsandylea vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2012 - 8:00 PM

brilliant colours and tones andrew very clever work a real cracker nice one Wink
andy

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franken
franken e2 Member 112913 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2012 - 8:03 PM

Different and very good Andrew.

Ken

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EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2012 - 8:10 PM

Clever you, but then you already knew that!! V1 is excellent. Wonder whatever you'll get up to next?

Ann

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Herge88
Herge88 e2 Member 736 forum postsHerge88 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2012 - 8:59 PM

Difficult to chose between the two here Andrew, I suppose version one has slightly more impact so I will go with that, clever work.

Best Matt

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8226 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2012 - 9:28 PM

Very creative and imaginative Andrew, fabulous work Sir.

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2012 - 9:31 PM

I think you have discovered a very cheap filter here Andrew.
Unless that green tea was that organic stuff,in which case it would cost a fortune !!
Clever shots here.
Now all together now.
''There was ten green bottles hanging on a wall,
ten green bottles hanging on a wall'' !!
Mick.

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 942 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2012 - 10:39 PM

Totally clever-- I love this little gem of an idea!

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 4EMJAYCEE vcard England9 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2012 - 10:39 PM

Great thought processing and the little grey cells at workWinkWinkWink Great image too.
Joan.

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 329 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2012 - 7:59 AM

I wish my 'old' images were as good as this Andrew! Brilliant idea and excellent resultSmile Carole

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barmymarny
3 Apr 2012 - 9:04 AM

Superb image A. Very clever work. xx

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Silverzone
Silverzone e2 Member 6Silverzone vcard England
3 Apr 2012 - 10:10 AM

Very appealing image. Sylvia

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Joline
Joline e2 Member 7Joline vcard United States51 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2012 - 12:50 PM

You are just so clever, thinking of these unique ways to use the camera. I love the off center version 1.

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cassiecat
cassiecat  539 forum posts England46 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2012 - 4:16 PM

eyecatching.lesley

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Brilane
Brilane e2 Member 7Brilane vcard Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2012 - 5:18 PM

Excellent abstract art.
Brian

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 2186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
5 Apr 2012 - 2:11 PM

wonderful effect. Some people play a lot with whaccy baccy before they get that effect Smile

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Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4386 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom60 Constructive Critique Points
5 Apr 2012 - 3:54 PM

Oooo....missed this corker ?......great shot, with a fascinating effect.....lovely 'abstract/graphic' artistic image.....top notch !!

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evelen
evelen  9 England
5 Apr 2012 - 6:27 PM

excellent images Andrew. eve.Smile

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Rogerex
Rogerex  729 forum posts Australia12 Constructive Critique Points
6 Apr 2012 - 8:16 AM

Great observation! I love the effect.
Roger

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Michaela_Solway
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6 Apr 2012 - 8:37 AM

Great creativity from a simple item..... Well done

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1881
1881  2 India
25 Apr 2012 - 7:08 PM

Nice focus.
SANJEEV

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