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Another image with an Olympic theme
Thanks for looking
Helen

Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:The Olympic Rings and Values
Username:helenlinda helenlinda
Uploaded:16 Jun 2012 - 12:31 AM
Tags:Digital art, Digitally manipulated, Photo journalism, Specialist / abstract
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gajewski
gajewski e2 Member 10gajewski vcard United States9 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2012 - 12:33 AM

Very creative.
-\=walter

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2012 - 12:35 AM

Thanks Walter Smile

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jdinne
jdinne  11 England
16 Jun 2012 - 12:41 AM

Excellent, says it all. Great piece of work.

John

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helenlinda
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16 Jun 2012 - 12:44 AM

Thanks John Smile

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Irishkate
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16 Jun 2012 - 12:59 AM

Creative, educational and inspiring.
KateGrin

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2012 - 1:06 AM

I think this would make a splendid poster for the event Helen !!
Super work.
Mick.

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2012 - 1:59 AM

This is wonderful-- A lot of thought has gone into this image, lot of PS work as well!

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posty57
posty57  6 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2012 - 3:58 AM

Brilliant in every way

Barry

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reflectionsinlight

are you a graphic designer a lot of work well done

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marktc
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16 Jun 2012 - 7:13 AM

Great piece of work Helen, very worthy sentiments

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2012 - 7:44 AM

Many thanks Barry for your User Award - much appreciated SmileSmile
and thanks everyone for your comments SmileSmile

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moiral
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16 Jun 2012 - 7:48 AM

Good piece of work Helen. Moira

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2012 - 8:01 AM

Image with a message.

Albert

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2012 - 8:03 AM

Thanks Moira and Albert SmileSmile

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7413 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1001 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2012 - 9:03 AM

Stunningly beautiful and very thoughtful.
Unfortunately the idealism is fairly shallow at the moment. I was at Alnwick Castle Thursday night, for the reception for the Torch's arrival in Northumberland. An hour and a half roadshow, which apparently accompanies the Torch everywhere - high-pressure advertising for Coca Cola and Samsung, thinly disguised as (crass) children's entertainment. 'Hold your smart phone in the air. If you haven't got one, why not? Go and bully your parents for one...' And this in front of a couple of thousand children, many from fairly deprived communities... It seemed such a wasted opportunity, it could have been used to showcase local school bands and choirs. There weren't even any Northumbrian smallpipes in use...
Moira

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chris-p
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16 Jun 2012 - 9:21 AM

Super creativity and inspiring...

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2012 - 9:43 AM

Thanks Moira and Chris SmileSmile
The Olympics presents such amazing opportunities for our young people - how sad to miss them Moira. We were thrilled with the opportunity to enable our children to focus on life-long values and the real spirit of the games, and to learn through these opportunities.

There has been a very helpful move recently to the "Creative curriculum", rather than studying subjects in isolation and the children are so animated by it. You can imagine the enthusiasm of Y5 discovering a tomb in the basement at the beginning of their topic on the Egyptians, and Y6 finding an unexploded bomb in the playground as they started WW2 studies. What you make of the Y1 class finding a dinosaur egg in the adjoining park is another issue all together WinkWinkWink

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barbarahirst
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16 Jun 2012 - 10:29 AM

my humble star for this well thought out beauty.

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SlowSong
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16 Jun 2012 - 10:40 AM

Beautifully done.
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Michaela_Solway
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16 Jun 2012 - 10:58 AM

Quality work Helen, very insightful

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DOGSBODY
DOGSBODY  51432 forum posts England30 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2012 - 11:00 AM

A very well thought out interpretation of the Olympic ideals. Very artistic and imaginative. Andy

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WhiteRose1
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16 Jun 2012 - 11:50 AM

You should have shown this to the Olympic Committee for use in their promotions - this is far better than anything I have seen them produce.... including their logo. Brilliant work, Helen.

Dave

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Ade_Osman
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16 Jun 2012 - 12:25 PM

Great sentiment which could apply to all walks of life......Good work!

Ade

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2012 - 1:30 PM

I feel quite overwhelmed with the response to this - many thanks to Barry, Barbara, Andy and Kate for their User Awards SmileSmileSmileSmile

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rgg
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16 Jun 2012 - 2:25 PM

Very creative good work.

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helenlinda
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16 Jun 2012 - 3:23 PM

Thanks Richard Smile

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sweetpea62
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16 Jun 2012 - 3:29 PM

Wonderful work Helen,well done..Lin

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helenlinda
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16 Jun 2012 - 3:30 PM

Thanks Lin Smile

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gingerdelight
16 Jun 2012 - 3:58 PM

Absolutely superb Helen!
Carol

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helenlinda
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16 Jun 2012 - 4:01 PM

Thanks Carol Smile

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TrevBatWCC
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16 Jun 2012 - 4:22 PM

Some wonderful work here whilst I've been away, Helen....though having no interest at all in the Olympics, this has to be my fave, love it! Wink
Trev Smile

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helenlinda
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16 Jun 2012 - 4:31 PM

Thanks Trev Smile

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AnnChown
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16 Jun 2012 - 7:52 PM

You have some wonderful comments on your image Helen - but you have earned them all! It's so creative and thoughtful - very well done indeed!
Ann

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Niknut
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16 Jun 2012 - 8:22 PM

Mmmmmm.....clever stuff !!......wonderful amalgam of images, for a great result !!!!

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helenlinda
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16 Jun 2012 - 8:22 PM

Thanks Ann and Keith SmileSmile

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16 Jun 2012 - 8:26 PM

had to be yours Helen, great workSmile

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helenlinda
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16 Jun 2012 - 8:39 PM

Thanks Ann Smile

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pdcche
pdcche  3 United Kingdom
16 Jun 2012 - 9:00 PM

Lovely work Helen and nice presentation, Peter..

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helenlinda
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16 Jun 2012 - 9:38 PM

Thanks Peter Smile

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PaulLiley
PaulLiley  5 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2012 - 9:57 PM


Quote: Stunningly beautiful and very thoughtful.
Unfortunately the idealism is fairly shallow at the moment. I was at Alnwick Castle Thursday night, for the reception for the Torch's arrival in Northumberland. An hour and a half roadshow, which apparently accompanies the Torch everywhere - high-pressure advertising for Coca Cola and Samsung, thinly disguised as (crass) children's entertainment. 'Hold your smart phone in the air. If you haven't got one, why not? Go and bully your parents for one...' And this in front of a couple of thousand children, many from fairly deprived communities... It seemed such a wasted opportunity, it could have been used to showcase local school bands and choirs. There weren't even any Northumbrian smallpipes in use...
Moira

Thats a very sad tale. Sorry to hear. But the pic is excellent and well thought through. Those are the ideals we all aspire to which are portrayed in your photo. Paul

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16 Jun 2012 - 10:13 PM

Thanks Paul Smile

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16 Jun 2012 - 11:55 PM

A lovely image & detail Helen
Pauline.

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17 Jun 2012 - 6:56 AM

Beautifully done Helen. A

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helenlinda
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17 Jun 2012 - 7:28 AM

Thanks Pauline and Arthur SmileSmile

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17 Jun 2012 - 9:00 AM

Superb imaginative shot Helen. Great PS work.
Ron

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17 Jun 2012 - 9:01 AM

Brilliant.

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helenlinda
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17 Jun 2012 - 12:44 PM

Thanks Ron and Lynne SmileSmile

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