Views: 118 (59 Unique) 
Vote 26
Award Shortlist   

Phillipa's Dream

By Alan_Coles
A few years ago I was driving through Cardiganshire on my way to Cadair Idris and drove past a field with a rather unusual tree in the middle of it....as you do I stopped and saw a lady wrapping what looked like blue coloured cloth around the tree...that's unusual I thought and took a snap....I didn't have time to stop and investigate as I had a mountain to climb. Later on I was to find out it was Welsh based artist Phillipa Lawrence on one of her tree projects....she had already done a number of these on dead trees in the South Wales area. have had this sat on my walking folder from years ago - this was about 2005 I think and she has gone on to do a few other unusual projects. Anyway, taken with my Panasonic lumix, the sky was blown out so I have taken the liberty of practising some layers n cut n paste stuff and I have also got a project I want to do with a bubble so tried to incoprorate that for when start my own little "thing"..lol. Just messing innit.

Tags: Digitally manipulated Digital art Landscape and travel

Voters: IMAGESTAR, andy210966, DeSilver and 23 more


Take your photography to the next level and beyond...

  • NEWS
  • REVIEWS
  • INSPIRATION
  • COMMUNITY
  • COMPETITIONS

Why not join for free today?

Join for Free

Your total photography experience starts here


Comments


andy210966 8 4 119 Wales
27 Mar 2010 3:27PM
I like this Alan! The original image is both surreal and very viewable. The bubble doesn't do the shot any harm at all and the sky transplant works well here! An all round good job with interesting subject matter - well done!

Andy

Join ePHOTOzine for free and remove these adverts.

andylea 7 37 1 United Kingdom
27 Mar 2010 4:28PM
cracking image like this a lot nice one Wink
andy
Maiwand Plus
9 3 71 England
27 Mar 2010 4:57PM
Great stuff Alan. Your narrative is spot on to explain the thought behind the shot.
Ron
cassiecat 7 39 46 England
27 Mar 2010 5:33PM
love the concept of the bubble, nice one Al. i would like to have seen her doing the red tree i photographed recently.lesley
EMJAYCEE Plus
6 9 10 England
27 Mar 2010 5:44PM
Interesting to say the least and very effective.
Joan.
Paree 10 616 3
27 Mar 2010 6:06PM
this is amazing
and i love what you have done
its original stuff always a pleasure to view
so well done
paree
27 Mar 2010 6:47PM
Well conceived and executed and nice colours too. Well worth the effort.
Roly 8 Wales
27 Mar 2010 7:13PM
Clever shot Al.Liking it.
pluckyfilly Plus
9 350 33 United Kingdom
27 Mar 2010 8:22PM
excellent messing innit! I like this a lot - I like old trees anyway
Platchet 9 5 8 Wales
27 Mar 2010 8:32PM
You are a crazy Mo Fo and thumbs up for a crazy upload! An interesting image well potched with!

Congratulations on last nights 1st AND 2nd place in the comp fully deserved, dont expect the same with this though! LOL Smile

Rev the Prop!
A grand experiment which works for me, the lady did well to get to the top of that tree with these small steps?

Dougie
28 Mar 2010 5:58PM
Superb manipulation !!
Morgs 7 20 62 Wales
29 Mar 2010 3:25PM
I love what's in your head!!!! Really different and well done.

Dave
susanbarton 7 11 1 United Kingdom
30 Mar 2010 9:18AM
Great to capture the artist at work! I love the work you have done on the image

Susan

Sign In

You must be a member to leave a comment.

ePHOTOzine, the web's friendliest photography community.

Join For Free

Upload photos, chat with photographers, win prizes and much more.