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Haven't had any inspiration for ages but spotted this cigarette packet while I was out on my walk yesterday. Just a bit of playing around really. I liked the dew on the top and the movement of the grass, which I've exaggerated here in V1. V2 is just a bit of cross processing.

Have a lovely day peeps.
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Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon PowerShot S100
Lens:5.2-26.0 mm
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:22 Sep 2012 - 9:33 AM
Focal Length:5.2mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.0
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/1250sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:200
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:As Shot
Title:Duty Paid
Username:SlowSong SlowSong
Uploaded:23 Sep 2012 - 9:35 AM
Tags:Close up, Digitally manipulated, General, Photo journalism, Specialist / abstract, Still life
Votes:35
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

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nonur
nonur e2 Member 5nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2012 - 9:40 AM

I also like the dew which makes one feel the damp.

mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7435 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1024 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2012 - 10:15 AM

V1 is just that bit more weird...
Bill photographs abandoned lager cans, I go for abandoned items of clothing and footwear. It can be very difficult to explain this activity to passers-by...
Moira

Last Modified By mrswoolybill at 23 Sep 2012 - 10:16 AM
Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2012 - 10:17 AM

Now that is the best place to find a packet of Cigarettes or in the bin!!
the dew has certainly given this some extra textures Chris
great spotted opportunity
Lilllian

marktc
marktc e2 Member 347 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2012 - 10:19 AM

I like the cross processing in v2, the bottom of the pack looks like a mirror! great work. Have a good day too.

Rende
Rende e2 Member 737 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2012 - 11:27 AM

Beautifully seen and taken!
Rende

NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43242 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom103 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2012 - 11:35 AM

Does the Duty give the once owner a warrant to dispose of in in such a careless manner. Two great images each well captured and processed. Version 2 being my particular favourite.

Regards Nathan

morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2012 - 11:43 AM

Two cracking shot Like them both, i have never thought of shooting something like a discarded Cigarette packet. Will have to keep an eye out in future Smile

Hugh

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41054 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2012 - 11:49 AM

Filtered?? GrinGrin

Dave

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91904 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2012 - 12:01 PM

Cross processing works best for me Chris.
Brian.

saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 43917 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway25 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2012 - 12:11 PM

The dew looks like spawn...nature taking over. V2 me thinks, Chris.
Hope you feel inspired again soon.Smile

Malc

Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2012 - 2:33 PM

Good for you spotting this Chris. Makes a great image with your processing....
Sandy

AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2012 - 2:51 PM

I like them both Chris. I'm not at all sure what cross processing means - off to Google it - but I like v2.
Ann

CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece17 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2012 - 3:08 PM

I'm glad you said 'dew', Chris, I thought someone had spat on it Wink. Carol

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2012 - 3:21 PM

Two well seen shots, Chris, and a nice bit of playing! Wink
Trev Smile

cats_123
cats_123 e2 Member 104023 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2012 - 3:58 PM

often see odds and ends lying around...some seem more appropriate than others...this looks good Smile

rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2012 - 4:57 PM

About society as we know it Chris !!
Ron.

pascalg
pascalg e2 Member 737 forum postspascalg vcard France
23 Sep 2012 - 6:42 PM

cross processed : very nice too

gingerdelight
23 Sep 2012 - 8:07 PM

Two great and very different captures.
Carol

KingBee
KingBee e2 Member 8329 forum postsKingBee vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
24 Sep 2012 - 10:07 AM

Two great shots, with v2 being my preferred choice. Haven't touched a fag (you know what I mean ....) in 17 years, don't miss them one bit.

Regards.

Bob

barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
24 Sep 2012 - 5:17 PM

only too happy to take this to RC.
V2 is the vote puller

prabhusinha
prabhusinha e2 Member 6prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
24 Sep 2012 - 10:15 PM

Fine pics & the piece of write up.

bliba
bliba  8 Austria2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2012 - 5:36 AM

great find and super processing in v2

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