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Moss

By chase
A couple of days ago I went out with all good intentions of photographing moving water ( another removal of a comfort zone) so off I went to the local water pumping station on the river bank close to my home. It was a disaster !! I couldn't get close enough, all the gates were locked and the way down to the water was so dangerously slippery, I gave up Sad....I was on my own.

Arriving back at home I noticed the moss on some bricks I have in the garden had really grown, with plenty of seed heads, there was my alternative, right infront of me !

Lit by harsh daylight with an umbrella over to cut out some of the light.
Fiddled with in Photoshop until I had something different....I lost count of the things I tried Blush

This is going to be printed and hung on my wall.

Thanks for calling in, I guess it's a bit of a Marmite image but I like it, ( I don't like Marmite though ).
Constructive critique and mods welcome.
Janet xx

Tags: Close-up and macro Digitally manipulated Daylight Moss Water drops Umbrella

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Comments


6 Mar 2020 10:43AM
Lovely light.

LorySmile
adagio Plus
2 3 2 England
6 Mar 2020 10:46AM
I'm a fan Janet, I like this a lot.....very appealing.

Angela😄
6 Mar 2020 11:02AM
No I don't like marmite either Janet, but I do like your image!
Geoff
saltireblue Plus
10 11.4k 69 Norway
6 Mar 2020 11:23AM
I was about to give you a UA, until I read that you don't like Marmite - you heathen!
Just kiddin', kidTongue

That's the biggest problem with PS and especially Nik SilverEfex where I do most of my processing, I end up with several variations, all of which I like, which gives me the headache of which to choose...
Itís another world down there .....certainly a good image

Vince
TanyaH Plus
17 1.3k 409 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2020 11:40AM
Instant award material, absolutely stunning and I love it! But we ought to discuss the Marmite thing ... I mean, c'mon ... everyone loves Marmite, don't they?! One of my best memories as a kid was sitting on the windowsill, book in hand, and a plate of hot buttered Marmite toast Grin Can't beat it. Mind you, hubby decided to buy me Marmite dark chocolate one Christmas because he thought I'd love it (you know - Marmite+chocolate=woman's heaven kinda thinking?) ... nah, not on your Nellie. Most disgusting thing I've ever tasted! Nearly put me off chocolate for life ... nearly ... Wink

But this image I'd put on my wall any day.
A superb image and I do like Marmite!

Mike
Saastad Plus
1 16 15 Norway
6 Mar 2020 11:46AM
Well done!

Arne Smile
TrevBatWCC Plus
12 13 17 England
6 Mar 2020 12:36PM
Just shows, images can be had on your doorstep! I like this a lot...and I like Marmite... 😋👍
Trev 😀
6 Mar 2020 12:37PM
The most important thing is that you love it. Who are we to disagree?Wink
chase Plus
15 2.0k 516 England
6 Mar 2020 12:58PM
Thanks all.
Great to have User Awards from Malc, Tanya, Mike, Ian and Trev, very much appreciated.

Sorry though, I still don't like Marmite, I seem to be in the minority here Wink
Janet xx
mrswoolybill Plus
14 2.5k 2345 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2020 1:27PM
I love the colour processing, it's cold and alien.
6 Mar 2020 1:29PM
What a splendid image, I love the way the water drops are gluing the stems together. Great processing too.
David
chase Plus
15 2.0k 516 England
6 Mar 2020 1:36PM
Thank you everyone.

Quote:it's cold and alien.

This was taken a couple of days ago on one of the warmest, sunniest days for a long time....the Aliens have landed Wink

Many thanks for your coveted UA Moira, very much appreciated.
Janet xx
SlowSong Plus
12 9.4k 30 England
6 Mar 2020 3:24PM
Superb colour and detail.
chase Plus
15 2.0k 516 England
6 Mar 2020 4:03PM
Thanks all.
Many thanks David and Chris, lovely to have your UA's much appreciated.
Janet xx
Superb!!!
chase Plus
15 2.0k 516 England
6 Mar 2020 4:13PM
Thank you Pavan, a pleasure to have your UA.
Janet xx
Saw this before. Didn't have time to comment, but really enjoyed this. the stretched format suits this so well.
Niknut Plus
10 2.8k 82 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2020 4:34PM
Cracking shot !!.....lovely light & sparkle, with a sort of 'fairy-tale' aura about it it !!....impressive !.Smile
chase Plus
15 2.0k 516 England
6 Mar 2020 4:48PM
Thanks for your UA Keith, appreciated.
I rather like the fairy tale likeness Smile
Janet xx
Fefe Plus
9 54 34 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2020 4:54PM
Love the colouring you have chosen.....bet that will be stunning framed!
Diane
6 Mar 2020 6:00PM
Great processing! Briliant. My UA. KlausGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
chase Plus
15 2.0k 516 England
6 Mar 2020 6:10PM
Thanks all.
Special thanks to Klaus and Helen, great to have your User Awards.
Janet xx
Jasper87 Plus
10 2.6k 158 England
6 Mar 2020 6:49PM
I'm trying to write something without mentioning the 'm' word😄 Tasty image....🤣
chase Plus
15 2.0k 516 England
6 Mar 2020 6:54PM

Quote: without mentioning the 'm' word

Lol...thanks for not mentioning it SmileWink
Great to have your UA Dave, many thanks.
Janet xx
6 Mar 2020 10:02PM
Really beautiful, a wonderful image! 🙂

clevercloggs Plus
16 251 13 Netherlands
7 Mar 2020 8:00AM
really special image.
Thought i'd honor it with my UA.
Robert

clicknimagine Plus
11 751 104 India
7 Mar 2020 11:25AM
Amazing use of umbrella, extraordinary lighting...Excellent work...
chase Plus
15 2.0k 516 England
7 Mar 2020 6:41PM
Many , many thanks everyone.
Special thanks for their User Awards to Richard, Geoff, Robert, John and Somnath, such great compliments.
Janet xx
Yogendra 17 22 1 United Kingdom
7 Mar 2020 9:37PM
Superb...
chase Plus
15 2.0k 516 England
9 Mar 2020 4:18PM
Thank you everyone.
Yogendra, great to have your UA, may thanks.
Janet xx

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