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In Your Hands

By pcwillows    
Hi Folks,
First image from me for a while. Don't know why but I lost the photo 'bug'. I couldn't conjure up any enthusiasm for it at all. I haven't really picked up my camera since last July.
Last night my daughter was playing with a new football in the garden. She picked it up and carried it round for a bit. As she did I looked up and an image suddenly sprang into my mind. I dug out the camera which rather surprisingly still had some power in it and took a few shots.
Three hours of Photoshop later here is the result.
I'm sure it will have been done before by many others but I'm pleased with my image.

Blue Marble image used courtesy of NASA.

Tags: Child Hands Earth Digitally manipulated Hold Planet Globe

Voters: User_Removed, BarbaraB, PatrickSmith and 8 more

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PatrickSmith 16 1.2k 2 United States
6 Apr 2007 3:42PM
You did a great job with this. Excellent PS work and well conceived.

bbruno 14
6 Apr 2007 4:26PM
This photo touched my heart, especially today on Good Friday. Thank you.
DaveU 15 1.4k 127 England
6 Apr 2007 5:26PM
A clever idea, and very well manipulated. Works a treat.
BarbaraB 16 53 United Kingdom
6 Apr 2007 8:03PM
Great manipulation!
Photogene 15 176 Wales
6 Apr 2007 8:28PM
Very well done - worth all the time and effort you put into it.

pcwillows 18 37 United Kingdom
6 Apr 2007 8:36PM
Thank you for your kind comments. The more I look at it, the more I like it myself. It's probably my favourite image from my measly collection.

Bonnie, I never really linked today being Good Friday with the photo but I can see it now you've pointed it out. Nice connection. Thanks.
DiegoDesigns 15 117 6 United Kingdom
7 Apr 2007 8:55AM
A very fitting rendition, given the recent conference on Globaul Warming. You could have had this image on the cover of their report!


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