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I've put this together using 3 photos of a paperweight, a shadow from a ceiling light and an ornament
I haven't really done anything creative for a while and really enjoyed making this
Thanks for looking
Helen

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 450D
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:29 Dec 2012 - 1:27 PM
Focal Length:27mm
Aperture:f/4.0
Shutter Speed:1/30sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:500
Exposure Mode:Not Defined
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:First light
Username:helenlinda helenlinda
Uploaded:4 Jan 2013 - 9:29 AM
Tags:Digital art, Digitally manipulated, Specialist / abstract
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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 33139 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom102 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jan 2013 - 9:34 AM

An image which I would like to ponder over...

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
4 Jan 2013 - 9:35 AM

Good for you! you liked doing it, I liked looking at it! well done a nice job you did too, hope you now feel like doing more, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jan 2013 - 9:36 AM

Thanks Nathan and Leon for your comments SmileSmile

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CarolG
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4 Jan 2013 - 10:24 AM

Very creative, Helen, I wouldn't know where to start Grin Carol

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helenlinda
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4 Jan 2013 - 10:25 AM

Thanks Carol Smile

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jan 2013 - 10:37 AM

This is fantastic,Helen,love it,
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helenlinda
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4 Jan 2013 - 10:38 AM

Thanks Saeid Smile

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leontari
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4 Jan 2013 - 10:39 AM

Very impressiveSmileSmile
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4 Jan 2013 - 10:39 AM

Thanks Effrossini Smile

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SlowSong
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4 Jan 2013 - 10:44 AM

Like an angel in the paperweight. Very pretty indeed.
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helenlinda
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4 Jan 2013 - 10:46 AM

Thanks Chris Smile

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lonely_oryx
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4 Jan 2013 - 10:53 AM

Very striking image well created

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helenlinda
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4 Jan 2013 - 10:56 AM

Thanks John Smile

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WhiteRose1
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4 Jan 2013 - 11:20 AM

I close my eyes
And my twilight images go by
All too soon
Like an angel passing through my room



Beautifully done, Helen.

Dave

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4 Jan 2013 - 11:34 AM

A nice gentle picture.Wink

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4 Jan 2013 - 11:56 AM

Thanks Dave and Graham SmileSmile

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Joline
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4 Jan 2013 - 11:57 AM

I recognized the Willow Tree angel right away!
Excellent use of the factions of this image.

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jan 2013 - 12:00 PM

Thanks Joline Smile

Last Modified By helenlinda at 4 Jan 2013 - 12:00 PM

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4 Jan 2013 - 12:01 PM


Quote: An image which I would like to ponder over...

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

I agree Helen.

Ken

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4 Jan 2013 - 12:01 PM

Thanks Ken Smile

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canonfan
canonfan  4 United Kingdom
4 Jan 2013 - 12:26 PM

Really fantastic work Helen
Jim

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BlueRoom
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4 Jan 2013 - 12:32 PM

A little glow of gentle magic. Always good for the soul. Smile

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4 Jan 2013 - 12:44 PM

Thanks Jim and Eric SmileSmile

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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jan 2013 - 12:56 PM

this is stunning helen top work Wink
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marktc
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4 Jan 2013 - 1:21 PM

This really is a serene and beautiful image, very nicely done Helen.

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jan 2013 - 1:22 PM

Thanks Andy and Mark for your comments

............and your User Award is very much appreciated Andy SmileSmileSmile

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digital_boi
4 Jan 2013 - 1:25 PM

fine result Helen like it

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4 Jan 2013 - 1:26 PM

Thanks Graham Smile

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4 Jan 2013 - 2:10 PM

I like how the bubbles happen and then spread out works well!

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4 Jan 2013 - 2:30 PM

Thanks Jenn Smile

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4 Jan 2013 - 2:31 PM

Great work.
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helenlinda
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4 Jan 2013 - 2:34 PM

Thanks Debu Smile

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JohnChambersPhotography

It's creative and works well good idea well put together and presented.

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4 Jan 2013 - 4:14 PM

Thanks John Smile

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annettep38
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4 Jan 2013 - 4:25 PM

a very beautiful angel, good work Smile

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helenlinda
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4 Jan 2013 - 4:26 PM

Thanks Annette Smile

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rayme330
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4 Jan 2013 - 4:33 PM

This is certainly very creative Helen, I like it lots.

Ray

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SUE118
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4 Jan 2013 - 4:36 PM

It's a very good image and glad you enjoyed playing around with it but at first look for me it looked scary.
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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jan 2013 - 4:56 PM

Thanks Ray and Sue - there is a second one to come Sue and hopefully it will have a warmer feel about it SmileSmile

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4 Jan 2013 - 4:59 PM

When I first looked at this I got the impression the subject was shot through a sort of tube with bubbles floating in it! Another excellent imaginative creation, Helen Smile
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4 Jan 2013 - 5:00 PM

Thanks Trev Smile

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thedon1941
4 Jan 2013 - 5:08 PM

Beautiful image. Don

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4 Jan 2013 - 6:59 PM

Wow - love this Helen! Very very well conceived and produced.
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4 Jan 2013 - 7:25 PM

Thanks Don and Ann SmileSmile

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4 Jan 2013 - 7:34 PM

you are verry creative Helen,I would not have a clue how to do thisSmile
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4 Jan 2013 - 8:32 PM

Thanks Netta Smile

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pdcche  3 United Kingdom
4 Jan 2013 - 8:34 PM

Lovely work Helen, a well executed manipulation, Peter..

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4 Jan 2013 - 8:36 PM

Thanks Peter Smile

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4 Jan 2013 - 11:21 PM

Superb piece of manipulative work Helen.
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5 Jan 2013 - 1:41 AM

Thanks Joan for your comment Smile

Many thanks to Dave for his User Award - very much appreciated SmileSmileSmile

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5 Jan 2013 - 2:43 AM

Nice work, Helen, and the beauty of it is that it doesn't look like an amalgamation of 3 images. I like the way the looks to be in a sort of circular tunnel opening, rather than just sitting within the paperweight, and the shadows of the ceiling light splay out around the circle as if it is glowing. A work of art.

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Hermanus  2 South Africa
5 Jan 2013 - 6:03 AM

This is excellent Helen !! very artistic and well done !!

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5 Jan 2013 - 7:40 AM

Thanks Pamela and Herman SmileSmile

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5 Jan 2013 - 8:29 AM

Most creative as usual.

All the very best for 2013 Helen.

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5 Jan 2013 - 8:42 AM

Thanks Albert Smile

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5 Jan 2013 - 7:02 PM

Wow Helen ! So nicely put together. So dreamy . I wouldn't know where to start either xx

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5 Jan 2013 - 7:03 PM

Thanks Mavis Smile

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9 Jan 2013 - 1:14 AM

Intriguing image! Grin I like it. IB

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9 Jan 2013 - 9:26 AM

Thanks Isabel Smile

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13 Jan 2013 - 4:15 PM

I was amazed at what this might be - I've never thought that this image is composed. Absolutely blissful!
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13 Jan 2013 - 4:20 PM

Many thanks Johanna - thrilled to bits to receive your award SmileSmileSmile

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