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Blooming Support Workers

By NDODS    
An image which has been done in many, many guises, however I thought that I might have a play. I used one of my regular Support Workers, who was only to willing to sit, stand and pose. The differing light conditions proved a little problematic, however we "sorry I" managed in the end.

Hope you enjoy.

A very big thank you goes out to you all got you're extremely flattering comments and votes following yesterdays upload "A stitch in Time". A big thank you goes to Trevor (achieverswales) for presenting me with his very welcoming UA.

I sincerely hope that you have a great day, for me it shall be spent in doors away from the howling gales and rain, where I can hopefully conjure up something out of nothing.

Regards Nathan

Tags: Digitally manipulated Numbers Support Workers

Voters: SUE118, Lillian, phillG and 91 more

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SUE118 Plus
9 8 1 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2012 7:32AM
A very clever image Nathan, take care of yourself.Smile

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Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2012 7:43AM
So clever Nathan, only wish I could do something as inventive!!
what you see of mine is from camera 'almost'
You have him doing just as you needed...and casually too!
Next he'll want poser fees
5 Oct 2012 7:48AM
Excellent work Nathan, super image,
fentiger Plus
16 918 24 England
5 Oct 2012 7:49AM
Total admiration for the work and ingenuity that you have put into creating this image Nathan.

Rock Plus
16 10 2 England
5 Oct 2012 8:00AM
Wonderful work Lad.

franken Plus
15 4.6k 4 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2012 8:17AM
Brilliant!! GrinGrin

SlowSong Plus
9 7.4k 30 England
5 Oct 2012 8:25AM
LOL! Swotting up on his photography I see. Can't you get him to do something useful, like the housework? Grin
Good fun.
User_Removed 5 4 1 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2012 8:29AM
At least he had a good magazine to read while posing! ha ha, what a great picture.


mooreish 5 2 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2012 8:40AM
Great shot Nathan, Theres always something to do whatever the weather, Look forward to the next
rontear Plus
15 8 8 England
5 Oct 2012 8:46AM
Busy household Nathan, love it Grin Congratulations on the award too.
morpheus1955 11 3 2 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2012 8:48AM
Fantastic shot Nathan, so very clever and exceptionally well done I like this a lot.

Richsr 11 91 223 England
5 Oct 2012 9:00AM
As Ron says looks like you have a busy household, good that you have a willing model as a SW
Regards Richard
Thoughtfully created. Deep
jdinne 15 16 England
5 Oct 2012 9:09AM
Very clever and imaginative Nathan and you have handled the light superbly. Great work.

moiral 8 12 Scotland
5 Oct 2012 9:09AM
He looks quite at home here, good on him for being a good sport. Just wondering - do you borrow his magazines to learn all your photographic tricks TongueTongueTongueGrinGrinGrin? Excellent piece of work Nathan. Moira
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1929 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2012 9:23AM
You have excellent support! (And they all take their shoes off in the house - that's training).
Thinking about this, it does look a lot less contrived than a lot of similar images where the photographer has posed using the self-timer.
5 Oct 2012 9:24AM
A fine piece of work Nathan
The epitome of the teenager never settled at anything for very long, they flit like the butterfly from place to place. Nicely done Nathan, not as easy to do as it seems.

cats_123 Plus
14 4.8k 28 Northern Ireland
5 Oct 2012 9:59AM
so that's what they do all day? !! WinkGrinGrin
There are three things used in judging artistic creativity and one is originality.
If I rated this shot and gave you 11 out of 10 then I would be robbing you.
Well done. WesternRed.
nonur Plus
9 17 13 Turkey
5 Oct 2012 10:01AM
You managed it so well, Nathan. An astonishing excellent photograph, I like it a lot. By the way, I also liked the addition of the poem to Moira's beautiful series.
Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
5 Oct 2012 10:06AM
Expertly done, Nathan. They show examples of this in magazines and this is as good, if not better, than most. Top work.

Andysnapper 10 109 25 England
5 Oct 2012 10:08AM
I have seen this done a few times but rarely to this great effect. Excellent work Nathan I am inspired.

BarryC123 9 43 25 Ireland
5 Oct 2012 10:13AM
Nice one, Nathan. This is really well executed indeed.
User_Removed 13 386 2 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2012 10:16AM
Excellent effect, love it.

Jocelia 6 2 1 Australia
5 Oct 2012 10:28AM
Nathan there is certainly nothing wrong with your brain and imagination.
I think this is great for a communtive capture and truely love the idea.
Good on ya……..Smile

Gerryrys 6 1 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2012 10:32AM
Nice work Nathan. I wait with bated breath for your next conjuring of 'something out of nothing'.

Enjoy your day.

surfinsurveyor 10 697 1 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2012 10:40AM
Very effective and absorbing indeed. GrinGrinGrin Not an easy image to create! I've done one or two of this nature and careful exposure control is required. I hope he found time to put the kettle on afterwards. GrinGrin

ali63 Plus
6 775 1 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2012 10:41AM
Well produced.
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
5 Oct 2012 10:50AM
Sometimes in the morning I see double but this is ridiculous!!!WinkWink
Clever bit of work here, Nathan.
it's beautifully done or should that be manipulated.

Irishkate Plus
7 41 114 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2012 11:31AM
So very well done Nathan!!
So much talent with photography and words.
Long may you live to use both.
5 Oct 2012 11:34AM
You are so clever and imaginative. This is one of the very best examples I've seen of its ilk, everything - the lighting, the poses etc - have all come together beautifully. Excellent work, well done Nathan.SmileSmileSmile - and I must congratulate your SW for being such a superb model for you Grin

helenlinda Plus
10 360 22 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2012 11:43AM
Well put together Nathan SmileSmile
ugly Plus
10 9 57 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2012 12:16PM
A great image in multy layers put to gether well...
Very nice photo work...

May need to improve on the model and jobs being doing in the house... he he...

Makes you think if there was more of the same person how quick jobs could be done before the football starts and a pint...

PattiW 12 24 2 United States
5 Oct 2012 12:23PM
Wonderful work here. By the way I thoroughly have enjoyed your recent poetry and comments! God bless, PattiSmile
achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
5 Oct 2012 12:39PM
Excellent skill attached to this process Nathan.


PEELO 5 125 England
5 Oct 2012 12:44PM
Brilliantly done,have attempted this myself ,although the results were not quite up to this standard,may post one later today.Well done.Grin
danbrann Plus
13 637 17
5 Oct 2012 12:56PM
So well created Nathan.
Tibetan 5 3 England
5 Oct 2012 1:00PM
How splendid is that! we have identical twin Grandsons but Quads well I'll go to the foot of our stairs! lol. nice one Nathan you are upstaging yourself lol. regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
zebraboy 13 197 Australia
5 Oct 2012 1:37PM
Nice shot, they all look so similar. Amazing.
mikbee 11 3 8 Scotland
5 Oct 2012 1:40PM
A very clever working Nathan.
So well put together.
Excellent shot.
jasonrwl Plus
8 1.1k 10 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2012 1:43PM
Good work Nathan
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
5 Oct 2012 1:43PM
Looks like a very fine place to stay inside out of a howling gale--- a very clever composite--well done-- You have a great day!
rayme330 6 17 1 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2012 2:25PM
Very well put together, Nathan.

Ade_Osman 15 4.5k 36 England
5 Oct 2012 2:42PM
Good stuff Nathan, tell him I said he needs a haircut! Smile
I've got all this to come over the next few weeks now I'm back under the Primary Mental Health Trust again......Oh Joy! Sad More analysis of why I bark at the moon when I get frustrated and down in the dumps, only for them to come up with exactly the same diagnosis and prognosis and then discharge me from their care when I need it the most saying I have to keep taking the pills Sad Ho hum!

banehawi Plus
13 1.8k 3879 Canada
5 Oct 2012 2:58PM
Really well done Nathan.

AnnChown Plus
8 207 1 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2012 3:23PM
An excellent idea with your captive model Nathan! Smile Love the idea of him sitting around reading Digital Camera - hope he learns something! I look forward to your next creation - they're always different and never boring! Smile
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
5 Oct 2012 3:37PM
Our Camera Club Secretary came up with an image like this a few months ago, but including himself in the image - it gave the judge something to think about when he entered it into a competition! It's brilliantly done here, Nathan, and something I'd like to have a go at Wink Love it, and think I'm just going to have to give this my UA....Smile
Trev Smile
saltireblue Plus
8 7.9k 33 Norway
5 Oct 2012 4:34PM
That young whipper-snapper needs a decent haircut and a shave, sir! The youth of today, I ask you.
...good fun, Nathan, and the tricky light variations don't appear to have bothered you.

netta1234 6 382 2 Wales
5 Oct 2012 4:51PM
You are verry clever Nathen
luckybry 8 3 Scotland
5 Oct 2012 5:24PM
hey grt work Nathan a stop given us support workers a hard time lol

What a thought provoking (in various ways) image and a real WOW to it! Superb Nathan - can't imagine how much work went into it - would love to be able to produce this sort of shot! Lou
5 Oct 2012 6:39PM
Great idea, works so well. My immediate reaction "How U do it".
basith 5 7 Sri Lanka
5 Oct 2012 6:45PM
great one....
Brian65 9 2 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2012 6:45PM
Fantastic work Nathan, your a talented man.SmileSmileSmile
carper123 Plus
6 1.1k 8 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2012 6:54PM
Wonderful piece of creative and inventive photography, fantastic, Nathan.
Well done.
Darryl. SmileSmileSmile
NOW that's clever very creative very well done. Seen this done before BUT not as good as this, it's top draw work what an idea Nathan and one that's works so well . outstanding my friend

pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2012 7:08PM
Believe it or not I still can't do layers so this image of yours would be beyond me but you never know I might surprise myself one of these daysWink well done full credit to you Nathan
bobsblues 8 10 2 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2012 7:11PM
Very clever processing Nathan nicely done mate.SmileSmile
pamelajean Plus
12 1.1k 2016 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2012 7:42PM
I congratulate him on being a multi-tasker!!
1881 6 India
5 Oct 2012 7:49PM
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Regards- Sanjeev.
pdcche 7 4 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2012 8:15PM
Great work Nathan, nice comp and work, splendid imaginative image, Peter..
They find me Nathan, my eyes are everywhere when im out with my camera Smile..
Humblebee 5 1 England
5 Oct 2012 9:25PM
Looks more like he is the one being supported Wink ... clever manipulation Nathan ... Carol Grin
5 Oct 2012 11:17PM
marktc Plus
7 101 15 United Kingdom
6 Oct 2012 6:41AM
It my have been done many times, but rarely so well! Nice one Nathan
6 Oct 2012 11:44AM
I can see that a lot of time and effort went into this one Nathan fine work i trust you had as much enjoyment making it as i have looking at it

Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
6 Oct 2012 9:16PM
And you have four of them Nathan! You've executed this concept brilliantly. Are they quadruplets or just clones?Wink
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
6 Oct 2012 11:24PM
They spend all that money on research for a cloned sheep and you do a quadruple clone in a day Smile
LexEquine 12 19 United States
7 Oct 2012 6:34PM
'Superb Image & Composition' ~ LEx
9 Oct 2012 10:05PM
A great image and what a lucky support worker having you to entertain him all day. Smile

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