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Shooting stars

By helenlinda
Happy New Year everyone.
I'm not one for New Year resolutions - but I intend to keep noticing new things in ordinary places - which is why I come to this upload. A star on a door - but because I used the flash I got this wonderful distorted pattern in the glass - I've used the burn tool to emphasise those darks in the glass
v2 is the coloured version
Thanks for looking and for your friendship and support over another year on epz SmileSmileSmile

Tags: Black and white Specialist and abstract Flash and lighting

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mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1929 United Kingdom
1 Jan 2013 9:09PM
The reds convert wonderfully to b&w. V1 is so much stronger!

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helenlinda Plus
10 360 22 United Kingdom
1 Jan 2013 9:10PM
Thanks Moira Smile
andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
1 Jan 2013 9:11PM
V1 for me too helen cracking work nice one Wink
helenlinda Plus
10 360 22 United Kingdom
1 Jan 2013 9:13PM
Thanks Andy Smile
Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
1 Jan 2013 9:22PM
The colour separates the detail better for me, Helen, v2 Grin

1 Jan 2013 9:25PM
A lovely image. The mono version I really like Helen
helenlinda Plus
10 360 22 United Kingdom
1 Jan 2013 9:27PM
Thanks Dave and Jim SmileSmile
lonely_oryx 10 61 55 England
1 Jan 2013 10:16PM
I prefer the colour version myself. It says much more
Trout_Man 9 1 30 Wales
1 Jan 2013 10:40PM
Its funny how we differ on likes and dis-likes ! both images are good in there own right. The mono version a strong image with good tones. To me the focul point is the cross with berries but the berries seem to be lost in within, the colour version they burst back into life. Perhaps a new version is possible to colour pop the berries in the mono. Like them both tend to go with the colour version.

Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
1 Jan 2013 10:41PM
B&W. It makes me think mingling people in the distorted glass......Sandy
marktc Plus
7 101 15 United Kingdom
1 Jan 2013 10:46PM
Beautiful Helen, Happy new Year.
Irishkate Plus
7 41 114 United Kingdom
1 Jan 2013 11:37PM
The colour version for me today Helen and excellent it is too.
I like the colours caught in the glass door.
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
2 Jan 2013 12:20AM
Very cool, and I like the distortions!
Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
2 Jan 2013 5:18AM
Two great images Helen - I love V2 !! May you be blessed with God's best for this new year !!
PattiW 12 24 2 United States
2 Jan 2013 6:19AM
Both are great but I have to admit I am partial to the color version! PattiSmile
CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
2 Jan 2013 6:27AM
V.2 for me, Helen a riot of beautiful colours. All the very best for the New Year. Carol
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
2 Jan 2013 8:05AM
mono for me for sure..
you really have to look carefully
NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
2 Jan 2013 9:26AM
Colour please Helen...

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
helenlinda Plus
10 360 22 United Kingdom
2 Jan 2013 10:14AM
Thanks everyone - interesting split in opinion SmileSmile
Joline Plus
11 30 53 United States
2 Jan 2013 12:28PM
They are each lovely in their own way, but v2 is so much more festive and in keeping with the season. V1 is nearly abstract, which isn't a bad thing, but doesn't speak as clearly of the subject.
helenlinda Plus
10 360 22 United Kingdom
2 Jan 2013 12:31PM
Thanks Joline for your comment Smile
Tibetan 5 3 England
2 Jan 2013 12:51PM
I like B&W but in this case I think V2. is the winner, best regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
2 Jan 2013 12:53PM
V1 for me today Helen like the tones

helenlinda Plus
10 360 22 United Kingdom
2 Jan 2013 1:04PM
Thanks Leon and Graham SmileSmile
AnneWorner 10 620 43 United States
2 Jan 2013 2:30PM
Happy New Year to you Helen.

A good resolution on your part Smile I think I'm going to have to go with colour today - I do love those reflections in the glass.

rayme330 6 17 1 United Kingdom
2 Jan 2013 3:54PM
Well spotted and captured, Helen I prefer the coloured version today.

Rende 11 38 4 Netherlands
2 Jan 2013 4:30PM
Lovely shot with a great background Helen. I prefer V2.
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
2 Jan 2013 4:57PM
A lovely presentation, Helen - like both versions, but the colour has to be the winner for me Wink
Trev Smile
helenlinda Plus
10 360 22 United Kingdom
2 Jan 2013 6:02PM
Thanks Anne, Ray, Rende and Trev SmileSmileSmileSmile
franken Plus
15 4.6k 4 United Kingdom
2 Jan 2013 6:18PM
I'm drawn to the mono one Helen.

helenlinda Plus
10 360 22 United Kingdom
2 Jan 2013 7:55PM
Thanks Ken Smile

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