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I guess it's not a horn though is it! I don't really know what you call it.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 50D
Lens:EF-S18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:9 May 2011 - 10:10 PM
Focal Length:18mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.5
Aperture:f/5.0
Shutter Speed:1/20sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Blow Your Own Horn
Username:Daisymaye Daisymaye
Uploaded:11 May 2011 - 12:14 AM
Tags:Digitally manipulated, Humour / fun, Musical instrument
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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
11 May 2011 - 12:28 AM

I just know it is not a piano Sandy,so a horn is good enough for me !!
I doubt I would have the puff to blow it though.
Good shot.
Mick.

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 942 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
11 May 2011 - 12:38 AM

Yes, it is a horn-- don't know what kind of horn, but I wish it were mine!
a great (self) portrait!

Jennnn

ps I too prefer the color!

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JustDucky
JustDucky  3 Canada
11 May 2011 - 1:31 AM

great self portrait, lovely tones and colour
Tammy

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dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 628 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
11 May 2011 - 1:59 AM

a very big horn and probably takes a lot of effort to blow too. Well taken shot and processed Sandy
regards
Yung

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dawnmichelle
dawnmichelle e2 Member 7dawnmichelle vcard United States
11 May 2011 - 2:52 AM

lovely image !!

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lesliea
lesliea e2 Member 4lesliea vcard Australia
11 May 2011 - 6:42 AM

Nice image Sandy well done.
Allen, Smile

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
11 May 2011 - 6:51 AM

Great shot and works Sandy,very well done,
saeid

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paddyman
paddyman e2 Member 566 forum postspaddyman vcard United Kingdom
11 May 2011 - 7:42 AM

Very nice image,works well..
Alec.

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Adderwatcher
11 May 2011 - 7:43 AM

Excellent!!

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
11 May 2011 - 8:02 AM

What fun!!! I love this

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astyag
astyag  712 Constructive Critique Points
11 May 2011 - 8:23 AM

Well it looks like a horn. But that is not grabbing my eyes. Initially, I am seeing your portrait(?) for the first time(?) besides that small Avatar. And second, the grudge wrapped paper effect is just fantastic
Astyag

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franken
franken e2 Member 113053 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
11 May 2011 - 8:26 AM


Quote: What fun!!! I love this

And me!

Ken

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TonyWatson
11 May 2011 - 8:27 AM

Nice work Sandy ~ Could it be an early French Horn?

Doc

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digital_boi
11 May 2011 - 9:28 AM

no expert at all so had to do a search mefinks it could be a hunting horn http://www.google.co.uk/imgres?imgurl=http://rpmedia.ask.com/ts%3Fu%3D/wikipedia...

good work click

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Len1950
Len1950 e2 Member 4Len1950 vcard England
11 May 2011 - 9:31 AM

Such a lovely portrait with super texture, very well done Sandy.

Len

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
11 May 2011 - 9:50 AM

Well taken Sandy - Helen

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DanielD
DanielD  4 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 May 2011 - 11:40 AM

Very good picture, Sandy - I don't know how is call in English, but you've processed it very well

Daniel

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morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
11 May 2011 - 11:40 AM

Cracking shot Sandy, very well done.

Hugh

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NobbytheNobster
11 May 2011 - 11:57 AM

Excellent shot Sandy, good processing work and i think this might be some kind of hunting horn?
Nice one Smile
Ricky

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
11 May 2011 - 12:31 PM

I would have guessed at a hunting horn, and the above link seems to confirm it is. An excellent piece of work, Sandy, beautifully processed and presented Smile
Trev Smile

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derekhansen
derekhansen e2 Member 5180 forum postsderekhansen vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
11 May 2011 - 12:33 PM

I love it Sandy. One of the best images you have uploaded IMO, so have my User Award.
Derek

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
11 May 2011 - 1:08 PM

Fantastic processing! Love the image! Good title as well!
IB

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danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 9473 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
11 May 2011 - 2:21 PM

Yes excellent Sandy. Two Questions to answer.
Is it A horn?
Who is the beautiful young lady blowing it.?

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LexEquine
LexEquine  8 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
11 May 2011 - 4:09 PM

'Excellent shot'...Peter Smile

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Petro_Conradie
11 May 2011 - 5:10 PM

excellent!
P

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Briwooly
Briwooly  8452 forum posts England5 Constructive Critique Points
11 May 2011 - 5:28 PM

All been said Sandy super work and I go with Post horn Wink

Brian...........................................................

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Briwooly
Briwooly  8452 forum posts England5 Constructive Critique Points
11 May 2011 - 5:39 PM

Just a bit of a link Horn

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lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
11 May 2011 - 7:41 PM

A very nice piece of work Sandy, one of your very best. Congrat's on the UA.

John Smile

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JackieB
JackieB  4 United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
11 May 2011 - 7:43 PM

A real beauty...well done

Jackie

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RichardN00
11 May 2011 - 9:24 PM

Great picture, love the processing

Looks like a Posthorn to me

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RockArea
RockArea e2 Member 7RockArea vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
11 May 2011 - 9:27 PM

I have to agree, it's an excellent image and wonderful processing.

David

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vasile_covaciu
11 May 2011 - 9:29 PM

Great!!

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goso
goso e2 Member 7goso vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
11 May 2011 - 9:34 PM

An unusual, and top self portrait Sandy - clever work again ...Bill

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BeiK
BeiK  8 Scotland
11 May 2011 - 10:50 PM

Yes!
Bitte

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DaveU
DaveU e2 Member 81339 forum postsDaveU vcard England121 Constructive Critique Points
11 May 2011 - 10:56 PM

Lol but that's brilliant Smile

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Suehh
Suehh e2 Member 739 forum postsSuehh vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
11 May 2011 - 11:33 PM

FANSTASTIC!

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Gio
Gio  4 United Kingdom
13 May 2011 - 6:32 AM

Great prop' and stunning model....Wink

Wonderful image carefully thought out, capture and processed, well done

John

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8231 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2011 - 8:31 PM

I think French horn is spot on, there was a pub called the French Horn at Pewsey which I saw when on my canalboat holiday, and the horn in the sign looked exactly like this one

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