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By beckas  
Thanks all for you comments on my last upload. Here is an image that I took at 2:00 a.m. this morning.

Inspired by Miss Aniela.

Tags: Digitally manipulated Portraits and people Humour and fun

Voters: GERRYGENTRY, banehawi, Gaz800 and 159 more

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banehawi Plus
16 2.3k 4171 Canada
27 Nov 2010 5:51PM
Excellent. I have to catch up on your gallery, - missed you for some time with being focused on the Critique Gallery.


ejay 10 United Kingdom
27 Nov 2010 5:55PM
great colors, movement,
good manip,makes a brilliant image
Coleslaw 15 13.4k 28 Wales
27 Nov 2010 5:55PM
Excellent processing as usual.
andy210966 12 4 119 Wales
27 Nov 2010 6:03PM
I see you are going to use all of your household cleaning products in this series Beckah! Another great image!

snowjunkie 10 22 3 Scotland
27 Nov 2010 6:14PM
Very clever, and amusing. No idea how you did it though.
27 Nov 2010 6:17PM
ha ha, love this, and hope you're going for a BIG set of domestic bliss Smile

John Smile
ripleysalien 13 1.2k 11 United Kingdom
27 Nov 2010 6:17PM
Just clocked this on FB, stunning work, the colours are superb.
studioline 10 72 4 United Kingdom
27 Nov 2010 6:58PM
Stunning concept. The movement just adds to the magic of the processing.
Ian-Munro 12 200 15 Wales
27 Nov 2010 10:28PM
pretty much brilliant!
arhb 13 3.4k 68 United Kingdom
27 Nov 2010 11:45PM
Brilliant e v e r y t i m e -
wonderful work Rebekah.
dawnmichelle 13 12 United States
28 Nov 2010 1:53AM
another outstanding image.. your work is always a joy to see ...
28 Nov 2010 2:37AM
Wow great work love the ideas keep them coming top class

BERTRAM 12 United Kingdom
28 Nov 2010 8:46AM
Stunning work.
cassiecat 12 39 46 England
28 Nov 2010 9:03AM
looks like it should be in a story book. like the processing. clever stuff.lesley
BreadandShutter 11 16 7 United Kingdom
28 Nov 2010 11:10AM
kitsch 14 439 4 United Kingdom
28 Nov 2010 2:01PM
Smile fantastic Becka!
Richsr 13 91 223 England
28 Nov 2010 3:17PM
Like this Beckas and many congrats on the EC.
Regards Richard
fraser 16 631 14 Scotland
28 Nov 2010 9:21PM
Fantastic. Sucyh a feeling of stress and claustrophobia.
Buffalo_Tom Plus
14 2.3k 11 Wales
28 Nov 2010 9:33PM
Scaramanga 12 60 6 United Kingdom
28 Nov 2010 10:41PM
It is very good.
beckas 17 5 1 United States
28 Nov 2010 11:52PM
Thanks all! And thank you very much Pete for the EC and Costas for the UA. Smile
Chaitanya 10 14 1 United Kingdom
29 Nov 2010 4:56AM
absolutely fantastic.
dmhuynh72 12 44 3 United Kingdom
29 Nov 2010 8:47AM
congrats and deserves all the awards beckas
Richsr 13 91 223 England
29 Nov 2010 9:09AM
Congrats on the POTW beckas.
Regards Richard
collywobles 16 4.0k 10 United Kingdom
29 Nov 2010 9:20AM
An outstanding and very original image. Colin
bfgstew 14 668 105 England
29 Nov 2010 9:56AM
Well deserved awards, superb POV and presentation.

mattmatic 16 598
29 Nov 2010 10:02AM
Ssshhhh.... you'll wake everyone up hoovering at that hour!! Grin

alfpics Plus
18 374 4 England
29 Nov 2010 10:03AM
Fun image - congrats on the POTW
iansnowdon 11 7 2 United Kingdom
29 Nov 2010 10:23AM
Stunning work. congrats on all your well deserved awards Smile

miptog 15 3.6k 64 United Kingdom
29 Nov 2010 10:48AM
Excellent work both in composition, capture and post.
stevenb Plus
17 279 7 England
29 Nov 2010 10:58AM
Good vision good idea and well done, congrats on POTW. Saying all that I'm glad I'm not your neihbour with that noise going at 2 am.

cameracat 16 8.6k 61 Norfolk Island
29 Nov 2010 11:19AM
Superb, Well deserved recognition too, Enjoy POTW.....Smile
Buffalo_Tom Plus
14 2.3k 11 Wales
29 Nov 2010 11:46AM
Knew it would be.
davey_griffo 11 213 165 England
29 Nov 2010 12:31PM
It looks like you've heavily HDR'd it, which works brilliantly with the title, & creates an almost dream-like quality. The irony of which was not lost on me. Smile

If I were being hyper-critical, I'd say a different expression would have worked better, as the one you had is neither one thing nor the other. Perhaps agonised to go with the insomnia, or happy/enthused, if you like vacuuming, but this one really doesn't say anything.

Still deserves the POTW for the effort involved, & the very clever execution, both in camera & PS.
sut68 17 2.0k 77 England
29 Nov 2010 12:40PM
Stonking image m'dear, best yet in this series ... gets my vote!!!
sitan1 Plus
12 1.3k 1 United Kingdom
29 Nov 2010 12:58PM
Awesome shot Smile
zed 16 551 United Kingdom
29 Nov 2010 2:48PM
Congrats on the POTW Bekah.
Landlord 13 25 1 Scotland
29 Nov 2010 4:19PM
Well done you.
What a wonderful talent you have.
Uppercut 14 1 Norway
29 Nov 2010 5:58PM
beckas 17 5 1 United States
29 Nov 2010 6:17PM
What a thrill it was for me to wake up (I slept a little last night) and to see that I received the POTW. Thank you Pete!

And thank you Paul for the UA. Smile

Thanks again everyone for the comments.

Thanks Dave for the critique. It was my goal to portray insomnia in this image by having my eyes wide open but no expression on my face, because I have felt somewhat like a dazed walking zombie lately. There is not any HDR applied to this image, however, I did cross process most of the yellow tones in the image to blue in order to portray darkness.

For those who are concerned, no neighbours were awakened during the shooting of this image.
Trout_Man 11 1 30 Wales
29 Nov 2010 11:51PM
tttfoto 18 592 Poland
30 Nov 2010 11:47AM
Fantastic idea..............well done.
wyatturp 15 2 England
1 Dec 2010 9:01PM
well done works so well, bet the sock is in thereSmile
beckas 17 5 1 United States
1 Dec 2010 11:55PM
Thank you Cole and Pete for the UA's. I really appreciate it. Smile
funkeldink 16 1.6k 1 Australia
2 Dec 2010 2:30AM
just funkin awesome
2 Dec 2010 10:38AM
Excellent - I know the feeling !

cnorris 12 1 2 England
2 Dec 2010 3:10PM
WOW POTW.. and well deserved too. Brilliant Rebekah, an awsome image.

tom_231268 16 13 United Kingdom
2 Dec 2010 7:55PM
Made me smile a lot. Fantastic!
cassiecat 12 39 46 England
2 Dec 2010 8:05PM
congrats on POTW.lesley
well done hun for winning POTW Smile)

Iain x
Bokkie 11 5 South Africa
3 Dec 2010 12:35PM
This is an amazing image. I love the angle from which it was shot. The vibrant colours is spot on and shouts insomnia. Congratulations on winning the POTW!
beckas 17 5 1 United States
3 Dec 2010 2:10PM
Thanks again all! And thank you Neil for the UA. Smile
KTM112 11 1 United Kingdom
4 Dec 2010 3:21AM
Insomnia - I'm with you all the way ! Fantastic image, hope you're sleeping well
4 Dec 2010 7:39PM
Excellent work here great image well done.
5 Dec 2010 11:59PM
Super shot......Adam
Mari 17 1.8k United Kingdom
8 Dec 2010 12:44PM
Ha ha, love it Beckah, worth not sleeping for this, congrats on all your awards and POW, well deserved

Mari x
Rob66 11 1 United Kingdom
10 Dec 2010 9:38AM
teabelly 9 45 England
11 Dec 2010 9:59PM
Excellent with so much thought, I am very impressed!
RAPjones 9 1 1 United Kingdom
19 Dec 2010 3:27AM
Superb! ...that's an inspiring photo :o)
looboss 13 3.1k 7 United Kingdom
31 Dec 2010 1:06AM
One of the best I've seen in a long time.. so new and refreshing!

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