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Green Plastic

By ChiliMan
Talk about procrastination. I’ve been meaning to upload this for a while now. Today I realised how long that ‘while’ has become. The original image is dated 31st May 2009. Bah!

Anywho, comments on yesterday’s “Fish Oil View” made me look for this shot.

V1 is cropped. V2 is the original. Both processed with a 10% increase in Contrast.

Here’s the story: There I was, facing the living room window (the same window in yesterday’s V4) finishing off this (plastic) bottled green tea or something. As I pulled away the bottle I glimpsed something interesting. I peered into the neck of the bottle and noticed the abstract of greens from the garden outside. I rinsed out the bottle and let it dry. The next day, I got my A630, pressed the front of the lens barrel to the bottle neck, and took the shot.

I know the title is a bit of an environmental oxymoron – “green plastic” – but hey…literary licence Wink


[HUGE thanks to Ed (Glostopcat) for his tip top User Award on the recent Plain Tiger Smile ]

Tags: Garden Abstract Pattern Green Specialist and abstract Plastic bottle

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NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
2 Apr 2012 5:29PM
Very clever, very creative, very green, very well executed.

Regards Nathan

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ChiliMan 11 135 17 Singapore
2 Apr 2012 5:31PM
Thanks so much, Nathan!

Andrew Smile
Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
2 Apr 2012 6:00PM
Who you calling a poxy moron!!

Cracking creativity, Andrew. Very abstract and the off-set v1 works extremely well.

ChiliMan 11 135 17 Singapore
2 Apr 2012 6:03PM
Lmao...ta, Dave Grin
SlowSong Plus
9 7.4k 30 England
2 Apr 2012 6:04PM
Well I've not seen this done before, and there's no end of things you can poke your camera through. Grin Great imagination. This makes a super abstract and I like the way you've put the subject off centre.
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
2 Apr 2012 6:24PM
gosh ... this really is a goodie even if an oldie
V1 is the vote puller for me
PinkK 8 80 1 United Kingdom
2 Apr 2012 6:50PM
Very creative!! Smile
helenlinda Plus
10 360 22 United Kingdom
2 Apr 2012 7:22PM
Lovely capture Andrew - glad you kept it and have finally uploaded it SmileSmile
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1927 United Kingdom
2 Apr 2012 7:24PM
Who needs Photoshop!
bliba Plus
12 2 Austria
2 Apr 2012 7:33PM
very effective
Shellio 7 2 United Kingdom
2 Apr 2012 7:42PM
How interesting, what great imagination you have Andrew.
andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
2 Apr 2012 8:00PM
brilliant colours and tones andrew very clever work a real cracker nice one Wink
franken Plus
15 4.6k 4 United Kingdom
2 Apr 2012 8:03PM
Different and very good Andrew.

EAS 9 1 13 Scotland
2 Apr 2012 8:10PM
Clever you, but then you already knew that!! V1 is excellent. Wonder whatever you'll get up to next?

Herge88 11 40 4 England
2 Apr 2012 8:59PM
Difficult to chose between the two here Andrew, I suppose version one has slightly more impact so I will go with that, clever work.

Best Matt
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
2 Apr 2012 9:28PM
Very creative and imaginative Andrew, fabulous work Sir.
mikbee 11 3 8 Scotland
2 Apr 2012 9:31PM
I think you have discovered a very cheap filter here Andrew.
Unless that green tea was that organic stuff,in which case it would cost a fortune !!
Clever shots here.
Now all together now.
''There was ten green bottles hanging on a wall,
ten green bottles hanging on a wall'' !!
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
2 Apr 2012 10:39PM
Totally clever-- I love this little gem of an idea!
9 10 10 England
2 Apr 2012 10:39PM
Great thought processing and the little grey cells at workWinkWinkWink Great image too.
CaroleS Plus
8 433 3 United Kingdom
3 Apr 2012 7:59AM
I wish my 'old' images were as good as this Andrew! Brilliant idea and excellent resultSmile Carole
barmymarny 8 1 1 United Kingdom
3 Apr 2012 9:04AM
Superb image A. Very clever work. xx
Silverzone 10 2 England
3 Apr 2012 10:10AM
Very appealing image. Sylvia
Joline Plus
11 30 53 United States
3 Apr 2012 12:50PM
You are just so clever, thinking of these unique ways to use the camera. I love the off center version 1.
cassiecat 9 39 46 England
4 Apr 2012 4:16PM
Brilane 11 5 12 Wales
4 Apr 2012 5:18PM
Excellent abstract art.
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
5 Apr 2012 2:11PM
wonderful effect. Some people play a lot with whaccy baccy before they get that effect Smile
Niknut Plus
8 1.8k 76 United Kingdom
5 Apr 2012 3:54PM
Oooo....missed this corker ?......great shot, with a fascinating effect.....lovely 'abstract/graphic' artistic notch !!
evelen 13 5 England
5 Apr 2012 6:27PM
excellent images Andrew. eve.Smile
Rogerex 11 32 12 Australia
6 Apr 2012 8:16AM
Great observation! I love the effect.
Great creativity from a simple item..... Well done
1881 6 India
25 Apr 2012 7:08PM
Nice focus.

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