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The Weight of the World

By chase
I have been considering something like this for some time, thought today would be fairly apt.

Not much else to say really, the image speaks for itself.

Taken in daylight camera left.
A 3 frame HDR, combined in Lightroom, finished in Photoshop with a texture behind.

Thanks for dropping by.
Constructive critique and mods welcome.
Janet xx


Tags: Weight World Still life Hdr Mask Syringe Scales Textures and layers Covid 19 vaccine

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Irishkate Plus
10 45 121 United Kingdom
21 Sep 2020 6:24PM
Sadly appropriate - cleverly conceived Janet.
Stay safe.
KateGrin
21 Sep 2020 6:44PM
Feeling very glum about it all. Supposed to be going to Syke in a fortnight. Will it collapse again?
chase Plus
15 2.2k 566 England
21 Sep 2020 7:03PM
Glum is an understatement Fiona, fed up and very isolated Sad

Quote:Will it collapse again?

It's heading that way !!
jacomes Plus
6 28 39 Portugal
21 Sep 2020 7:13PM
Topical and appropriate. looks like the mask is smoking - pity we can't burn them all
Things are a bit more relaxed here in Portugal, the government has a better hold on things and tightened up a bit when schools reopened (with plenty of notice). Fortunately we live in a pretty much covid free area., but everyone still follows the "rules".
Beautifully done. The props, tones and exposure tell the story so well.
Well thought out .....certainly makes one wonder what next year will bring

Well taken

Vince
bricurtis Plus
16 2.5k 51 England
21 Sep 2020 8:13PM
Appropriate of the times Janet - Covid is coming out on top in this weigh in.Sad Clever stuff.
Brian.
21 Sep 2020 8:37PM
As was already said "sadly appropriate", very well thought out, captured and presented Janet.
David
dudler Plus
17 1.6k 1870 England
21 Sep 2020 8:42PM
It reminds me of the idea of judgment, weighing a soul against a feather...

But then I believe in mercy and forgiveness, most days.
adagio Plus
2 3 2 England
21 Sep 2020 8:51PM
Ditto all the above and then some, Janet....there's nothing left to say. An extremely poignant image and sadly very true of the times we are now living in.

Angela😄
chase Plus
15 2.2k 566 England
21 Sep 2020 10:20PM
Thank you everyone.
Special thanks for User Awards to Vince and David, pleased you think my image is worthy.
Janet xx
Daisymaye Plus
12 23 19 Canada
22 Sep 2020 1:40AM
Very well thought out and how many people really feel these days. Well done Janet.
woolybill1 Plus
14 38 78 United Kingdom
22 Sep 2020 8:13AM
Speaks volumes, says it all.
Regards
Bill
Fefe Plus
9 57 36 United Kingdom
22 Sep 2020 10:39AM
Extremely clever shot Janet!
TrevBatWCC Plus
13 13 19 England
22 Sep 2020 11:25AM
A well thought out idea and presentation, Janet 👍 My mother used kitchen scales just like these when I were a lad! 😃
Trev 😀
saltireblue Plus
11 12.0k 75 Norway
22 Sep 2020 11:28AM

Quote:Speaks volumes, says it all.

Ditto, no more needs saying.
chase Plus
15 2.2k 566 England
22 Sep 2020 6:25PM
Many thanks everyone.
Special thanks to Richard, Bill and Malc, fab to have your UAs, very complimentary.
Janet xx
23 Sep 2020 9:17AM
Sorry to be late on parade for this one Janet, that would seem to be the scale of thing's at the moment!
Geoff
chase Plus
15 2.2k 566 England
23 Sep 2020 10:51AM
Thank you Geoff, great to have your UA Smile
fredsphotos 5 769 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2020 9:56PM
Brilliant.
FredGrin

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