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Viv 2 - A Blue Fin(ish)

By ChiliMan

Alrighty, and this is the 2nd in a series of 7.

I took my mum to her friend Vivien's place on Sunday and while there, I found lots of things to photograph. As such, I decided to precede each title with 'Viv' to indicate it's part of the same series.


I actually took this picture before the wheel. The raindrops caught me and I was like WOW. It was only after that did I step back and notice the drops on the wheel.

The process was blueifying, resize, contrast, sharpen. Then the framing.

As for the title, I couldn’t decide between 'A Blue Fin' or 'A Blue Finish' I went for both Smile

Hope you like this one too.


Tags: Blue Car Raindrops Specialist and abstract Digitally manipulated Fin

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Buffalo_Tom 11 2.3k 9 Wales
13 Sep 2006 8:35AM
Nice shot mate.Love the colours.

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ChiliMan 11 135 17 Singapore
13 Sep 2006 8:59AM
Thanks, Tom!

RoddBC 12 40 United States
13 Sep 2006 9:26AM
I like the reflected light and the water droplets in this capture Andrew. Thank you for your comments on my Tornado picture.

DolphinLady 12 54 1 Wales
13 Sep 2006 11:57AM
A wonderful abstract image.
The colour of blue is fantastic & I love all the raindrops, & the reflection of the sky.
Well taken.
KKmoments 11 12 1 United Kingdom
13 Sep 2006 12:15PM
Reflections, raindrops and vivid blue.... it has it all.... can't wait to see what VIV 3 brings Smile
13 Sep 2006 2:53PM
Wonderful capture and presentation.
dark_lord Plus
14 2.1k 538 England
13 Sep 2006 3:17PM
Good detail shot.
ChiliMan 11 135 17 Singapore
13 Sep 2006 3:41PM
Thanks, Rodd, Hilary, Karen, Christine and Keith.

Karen, Viv 3 is NOTHING like the first two. Hope you like it Wink
chrissd 12 304 United Kingdom
13 Sep 2006 3:42PM
yep like this and your pf, great detail
13 Sep 2006 3:53PM
Love this shot...the color and sharpness are fantastic.
thorn 13 124 2 Scotland
13 Sep 2006 3:57PM
Wonderful reflecton,droplets of rain,lighting,exposure,color/tone,perspective and composition.Love it.Take care.AnnSmile
ChiliMan 11 135 17 Singapore
13 Sep 2006 4:02PM
Thanks, Chris, Vanessa and Ann!!!

Andrew ;^)
13 Sep 2006 4:48PM
Thank you for your comment, re-Gladioli, I frame on top of the image then clone out the parts I dont want. Hope this helps.
AnnaBanana 11 119 1 United Kingdom
13 Sep 2006 5:21PM
Hi Andrew! I love the reflections, the vivid blue, and the droplets - so well seen.

Anna x
ChiliMan 11 135 17 Singapore
13 Sep 2006 6:36PM
Cheers, Christine! I must look into this cloning thing.

And thanks for the thumbs up, Anna. Just popped in to see your gerbera again Wink

trissie 11 United Kingdom
13 Sep 2006 7:57PM
A great detailed image.

Trish x
GregorP 13 4 Slovenia
13 Sep 2006 8:50PM
Nice water drops and lovely colour! I like it.
Thank you for your comments...

ericfaragh Plus
14 149 4 United Kingdom
13 Sep 2006 8:56PM
Sharp crisp curve, suited to blue, well done.
joseph 12 England
13 Sep 2006 9:10PM
This is a bit 'o me this is! Love it.
13 Sep 2006 10:28PM
An unusual shot, well seen, and captured. Love the colour the reflections and the raindrops.
ChiliMan 11 135 17 Singapore
14 Sep 2006 12:39AM
Thanks, one and all, for all your comments!

User_Removed 14 16 1 United Kingdom
15 Sep 2006 5:19PM
very shiny and very wet, they make some great shapes.

ChiliMan 11 135 17 Singapore
16 Sep 2006 7:49PM
Thanks, Dianne. I was originally gonna call it "Wet N Blue".

colin 13 697 5 Scotland
17 Sep 2006 9:22AM
I think Finnish Blue might have required an adult tag (lol). Nice abstract shot.
ChiliMan 11 135 17 Singapore
17 Sep 2006 11:10AM
HA!HA!'re probably right! I'd initially thought of 'Finning the Blue' (as in slicing through the sea) as a possible title.

AnnieK 12 96 Spain
23 Sep 2006 6:43AM
If I could give you 2 clicks I would!!!
Excellent abstract,raindrops add a special feature.Lovely colour too.Simply,but nicely presented.

Many thanks for your comments.

ChiliMan 11 135 17 Singapore
23 Sep 2006 7:15PM
Wow...thanks, Annie!

donnaree 13 36
23 Sep 2006 7:40PM
Deserves a RC!
Nice work.

ChiliMan 11 135 17 Singapore
23 Sep 2006 8:42PM
Holy cow!! My first RC!!!

Thanks, Donna!!!!


Look at me...such a child. But do I care?


Andrew Smile
KKmoments 11 12 1 United Kingdom
23 Sep 2006 11:06PM
Hiya Chiliman..... WELL DONE on an RC well deserved I'm sure there will be more to follow..... keep up the good work Smile

Karen Smile
ChiliMan 11 135 17 Singapore
25 Sep 2006 9:16AM
Thanks, Karen!!

Now that green fly's being really lazy. Oi...Fly...go get two more hearts!!

Sigh...flies nowadays...

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