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I had intended to do a very different shot but it didn't work so rather I settled for this instead. A small box of eggs (original shot in mod section), much cloning and then some local colourisation.

Camera:Pentax ist D Check out PENTAXPORTAL!
Lens:16-45mm
Title:Unlucky for some
Username:Pete Pete
Uploaded:7 Nov 2005 - 11:23 PM
Tags:Colours, Digital, Digitally manipulated, Eggs, Pattern
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Voters:Nic_WA · daviewat · Westers · vparmar · user_absconded · TeresaH · dven · MikeA · lollydeakins · ian walker · VinceJones · acbeat · Consulo · Coleslaw · chase · hayleyk · mipettin · User_Removed · BarbaraB · paulcr · Maddie · cattyal · annaliese · Se7enUK · Morpyre · mellyleth · C_Daniels · chris-p · IanA · BenF · timsmith · mwatkins9801 · PatrickSmith · colin · Gary_Williams · exposure · joko · User_Removed · tg · jasonewell · NorthernEdge · brandi · aftertherain · Wibbles · MikeTheMason · StephenBrighton ·
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Nic_WA
Nic_WA  10179 forum posts Australia2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Nov 2005 - 11:27 PM

Eggstremely good (sorry Smile) Like the metallic-look and the colours work really well together.
Nic

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daviewat
daviewat Plus Member 114109 forum postsdaviewat vcard Scotland
7 Nov 2005 - 11:31 PM

Phew that is a lot of work Pete,but a wonderful result, thought it was a macro of a CCD Smile).

I am still reading and learning from your PS book, It is one of the easier to understand one I have come accross.

Cheers

and take care

Dave

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Westers
Westers  103905 forum posts Burkina Faso1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Nov 2005 - 11:41 PM

A click for the PS work alone. I still can't work out how you got the cloning so seemless.

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vparmar
vparmar  10 United Kingdom
7 Nov 2005 - 11:52 PM

superb shot - lovely PS work Pete

vinny

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TeresaH
TeresaH  101116 forum posts United Kingdom
7 Nov 2005 - 11:58 PM

Like the patterns here. I know you can get eggs that colour in Booths!

Teresa

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dven
dven Plus Member 10dven vcard United Kingdom
8 Nov 2005 - 12:04 AM

Brilliant.

dven

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MikeA
MikeA  101243 forum posts England
8 Nov 2005 - 12:04 AM

This shot certainly works, pleasing, resulting image.

MikeA

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lollydeakins
8 Nov 2005 - 12:10 AM

Great idea, looked very abstract from the thumbnail. Very pleasing to the eye.......................click*

Lorraine :0)

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ian walker
ian walker  10716 forum posts United Kingdom
8 Nov 2005 - 1:10 AM

great abstract

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VinceJones
VinceJones Plus Member 10862 forum postsVinceJones vcard United Kingdom
8 Nov 2005 - 1:12 AM

Very different from the origimal shot taken with loads of thought & colour processing put in. The result I think is outstanding!

I clicked on this simply because the thumbnail told me to.

Very surprised that this only received a few clicks, deserves more IMO.

Nice one Pete

Vince

Vince

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acbeat
acbeat  10 United Kingdom
8 Nov 2005 - 1:23 AM

excellent effect makes a great abstract .

andy b

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Consulo
Consulo Plus Member 10824 forum postsConsulo vcard Scotland10 Constructive Critique Points
8 Nov 2005 - 1:33 AM

That's an interesting image, Pete. Smile

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Coleslaw
Coleslaw  913403 forum posts Wales28 Constructive Critique Points
8 Nov 2005 - 1:44 AM

I like it, the idea, and the title.
good work, pete.

cole

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chase
chase Critique Team 91118 forum postschase vcard England242 Constructive Critique Points
8 Nov 2005 - 2:18 AM

Very well manipulated,I like the selective colouring,don't think I would eat any of them tho'!!
Janet

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hayleyk
hayleyk  1056 forum posts England
8 Nov 2005 - 3:34 AM

Great manipulation.Looks so different from the original,i wouldnt know where to start.
hayley

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mipettin
mipettin  11884 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
8 Nov 2005 - 3:44 AM

Great idea - wonder if the perspective is not quite square on as the image seems to "lean" a little (only a fraction) left to right. Perhaps the egg box was not quite square on to your camera. Love the idea though wonder if brighter stronger colours would improve impact and I would have maybe avoided symmetry between first and last column of eggs. Nit picky sod - sorry!

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User_Removed
8 Nov 2005 - 4:10 AM

Coming across like one of these optical games that plays havoc with the eye sight. A hell of a lot of work Pete, but worth it for originality.
Thanks for the Birthday Wishes appriciated, and yes the music was good.

Cheers Victor

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paulcr  101536 forum posts Ireland9 Constructive Critique Points
8 Nov 2005 - 4:16 AM

Great ps work Pete. Well done. Paul

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BarbaraB
BarbaraB  1053 forum posts United Kingdom
8 Nov 2005 - 4:16 AM

Nice work...love it!

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Maddie
Maddie  102715 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
8 Nov 2005 - 4:18 AM

quite effective pete, clever stuff

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Morpyre
Morpyre Plus Member 101628 forum postsMorpyre vcard Wales8 Constructive Critique Points
8 Nov 2005 - 6:08 AM

great looking image pete - the opposing egg colour really stands out well against the others. i'm wondering what the chicks/chickens will look like if the eggs are this range of colours - will make for an interesting site =)

keep up the great work - this was definitely worth the effort put in

peter "morpyre" turner

ps: and here is a well deserved cluck - oops sorry, i meant click hehe

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C_Daniels Plus Member 10399 forum postsC_Daniels vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
8 Nov 2005 - 6:14 AM

Nice on Pete - would go down well at easter,
Literally....

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BenF
BenF  10 United States
8 Nov 2005 - 6:54 AM

I like it. Good use of selective color.

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mwatkins9801
8 Nov 2005 - 8:43 AM


Quote: Michael did you get my email re the book?

i replied to one dated april 1 and uploaded the file, but that's the last one i have from you. is this the one you are referring to? otherwise, no, i didn't. may try mwatkins9801 at yahoo dot com as it seems to work better. thanks-

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PatrickSmith
8 Nov 2005 - 9:05 AM

Eggceedingly eggistential!
(Sorry, I just could not help myself!)
Patrick

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colin
colin  10697 forum posts Scotland5 Constructive Critique Points
8 Nov 2005 - 9:18 AM

Nice geometrical image and muted colouring.
Worthy of an EC - Egg Click
Colin

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exposure Plus Member 112682 forum postsexposure vcard England
9 Nov 2005 - 3:25 PM

A lovely composition muted tones and manipulation,At Easter here in Cyprus they paint boiled eggs and crack them together and who evers cracks first is the loserSmile
Pauline.

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User_Removed
17 Nov 2005 - 7:02 AM

Very striking Pete. Excellent graphic.

IMHO it would have benefited from either a slight crop on the left to mirror the right edge or - preferably - an inclusion of a bit more of the tray on the right to mirror the left edge... (DOes that make sense?)

My compliments.

Mike

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tg  1186 forum posts Scotland
19 Nov 2005 - 7:34 AM

Nice shot.

Tg.

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jasonewell
jasonewell  1034 forum posts United Kingdom
6 Dec 2005 - 12:14 PM

Wonderful abstract Pete.
Jason

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NorthernEdge
18 Jan 2006 - 9:56 AM

different but I like it.

chris Wink

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Wibbles
Wibbles  8 England
7 Aug 2007 - 1:55 AM

Eggs are relatively boring (though tasty with ketchup) - but you've made them alot more exciting to look at in their original form here. Great abstract.

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StephenBrighton
31 Dec 2010 - 11:18 AM

This is such a lovely photograph.

I would like to thank you for spending so much time sharing around work and appreciating the work of others on this site. In particular I'm very grateful for your attention to my work.

Have a great 2011!

Best wishes

Stephen

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