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Message from the Flowers

By andreduplessis
I photographed these flowers (actually weeds, I think) where they are growing behind a frosted glass structure behind the World Trade Centre in Amsterdam. I noticed the words 'Rain' on a poster in the back, and framed so that it appears as if the flowers are sending us a message to remind us to involve ourselves with the environmental issues of these times...
Processed via the IR filter, and kept to mid greys.

Tags: General Black and white

Voters: Daisymaye, LV426, ocheen and 14 more

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Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
8 Jul 2009 3:04AM
I like this. Looks quite dreamy. Like the mono very much......Sandy

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LV426 9 7 4 United Kingdom
8 Jul 2009 3:09AM
Perfectly framed that one is! Brilliant stuff.
At first i thought that you made use uf photoshop but because it is all "naturel" all thumbs up man!
Really clever picture and also Inspiriting & Story telling!
I do love that soft tough on that weed and background, works so well here.
Brilliant work!
ocheen 9 Bangladesh
8 Jul 2009 3:35AM
there is a mystery...i like it very much
cwood92 8 1 United States
8 Jul 2009 5:05AM
Wow! It makes a stunning photo. I love the way the flowers seem to pop out of the picture. Beautiful!
8 Jul 2009 5:07AM
Good idea..well done
ToothPilot 11 50 4 United Kingdom
8 Jul 2009 7:08AM
Very creative, very you Andre!
digipix76 11 577 England
8 Jul 2009 10:26AM

Buffalo_Tom 11 2.3k 9 Wales
8 Jul 2009 11:09AM
Clever composition.Well seen.
SlowSong Plus
9 7.4k 30 England
8 Jul 2009 3:34PM
Super excellent mono. Just love this to pieces. So well understated and atmospheric.
blackbird 11 159 15 United Kingdom
8 Jul 2009 9:12PM
I like this a lot, but I'm also impressed that you used your eyes and lens to make the picture rather than photoshop
8 Jul 2009 11:03PM
Thanks to all for the comments left. I have seen that so many photographers can create such lovely and atmospheric images of flowers - something that I have never tried. And everything was already there - it was just a matter of framing. Regards, Andre

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