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The Day Time Ran Out

By chase
Hi Peeps, it's been a while Blush
Taken today in controlled daylight. 3 frames combined in Lightroom, finished in Photoshop.

The Pigeon wing I found in the street, looks like a life ending cat attack, feathers all over the road !
The little timer was sent to me by a far away ePz friend, for which I thank him Smile

Yep, a dark still life, I like dark Wink

Thanks for remembering to call by.
Constructive critique and mods welcome.
Janet xx

Tags: Time Still life Sand Glass Bird Watch Wing time ran out

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Fenfotos 6 34 3 United Kingdom
1 Aug 2022 2:16PM
Welcome back. Great composition, but too dark and macabre for me.
Chinga Plus
12 112 3 United Kingdom
1 Aug 2022 2:16PM
Beautiful still life study.
Isabel GrinGrin
pink Plus
19 7.2k 10 England
1 Aug 2022 2:55PM
I really like it, something quite different and thought provoking
mrswoolybill Plus
16 3.7k 2575 United Kingdom
1 Aug 2022 3:10PM
Still life with dark depth. Most languages refer to the genre as 'nature morte', dead nature, which often seems more apposite.
Fefe Plus
11 82 49 United Kingdom
1 Aug 2022 3:32PM
Looks like time ran out for the egg a good while back.

It took me a while to read the time on the watches upside down.
Welcome back Janet, I have missed your terrific still life images!
HobbitDave Plus
14 10 10 England
1 Aug 2022 3:40PM
I like this very much, but would love it if you balanced it out with a counterpart ‘The day the light returned’ 🌟 The skill here is excellent but the energy just too dark on its own. You create fine work.
saltireblue Plus
12 13.5k 84 Norway
1 Aug 2022 4:01PM
Everything is finite and runs out of time.
Welcome back, Janet - good to see you posting again.
1 Aug 2022 4:15PM
Hey! Good to see you back. I thought of you this very morning as I struggled with a complex image. I was trying to move existing flowers on to a different vase for a commission!! Blush. I have done it but there is a lot of faffing still to do Grin
This has all your high quality trademarks. Great stuff. You have been missed.
chase Plus
17 2.5k 669 England
1 Aug 2022 4:23PM
Thanks everyone for your votes and comments.

Special thanks for UAs to Ian, Moira, Diane and John, very much appreciated.

Quote:there is a lot of faffing still to do

Faffing keeps you out of mischief Wink

Janet xx
TrevBatWCC Plus
14 13 19 England
1 Aug 2022 4:23PM
Welcome back! And with a super, if a bit macabre, image 😃👍
Trev 😀
DaveRyder Plus
8 6.6k 18 United Kingdom
1 Aug 2022 4:38PM
I splendid return Janet.
chase Plus
17 2.5k 669 England
1 Aug 2022 4:40PM
Thank you Dave, wonderful to have your UA Smile
Eviscera 16 1.1k 149 United Kingdom
1 Aug 2022 6:44PM
Really nice piece Janet , juxtaposition is weighted beautifully !
Dave x
chase Plus
17 2.5k 669 England
1 Aug 2022 7:21PM

Quote:Dave x

Now then stranger, good to see you around and thank you for your lovely UA, awesome Smile
Gerry, Hi and thank you for your coveted UA, great to receive.
Janet xx
chase Plus
17 2.5k 669 England
1 Aug 2022 7:24PM
Hi Somnath, your UA is very gratefully received, many thanks, fab to have.
James124 Plus
8 63 54 Portugal
1 Aug 2022 9:12PM
Good to see your work again, Janet. A very sombre and symbolic still life , the generally dark tone nicely sets off the blue sand in the timer, and I like how the elements of your arrangement all lead into the finished sand pile of the timer.
woolybill1 Plus
16 39 79 United Kingdom
1 Aug 2022 9:12PM
Welcome back, Janet. Chin up!
A top-hole image . . .


cooky Plus
19 6 8 United Kingdom
1 Aug 2022 9:58PM
I find it all totally lifted by the blue sand in the timer! Welcome back, you've been missed!

1 Aug 2022 10:14PM
Stunning work Janet Lin
chase Plus
17 2.5k 669 England
1 Aug 2022 11:03PM
Many thanks all.
Wonderful to have UAs from Bill, James and Lin,so very much appreciated,thank you.
Janet xx
bricurtis Plus
17 2.7k 53 England
2 Aug 2022 9:48AM
Looking good to me Janet - I like the light..... time is a thief, steals everything from us.
chase Plus
17 2.5k 669 England
3 Aug 2022 9:57AM
Thanks all.
Special thanks to Bobby, Bob and Brian, lovely to have your UAs, much appreciated.
Janet xx
dark_lord Plus
18 3.0k 836 England
3 Aug 2022 11:27AM
Well put together, as we've come to expect Smile
But I added small Levels and Curves adjustments to boost contrast and make the most of the details.
bliba Plus
17 1 2 Austria
9 Aug 2022 7:07AM
quite different & very good


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