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vickyal 11 United Kingdom
15 Oct 2010 12:27PM
Very trippy!!!!
Great work.

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15 Oct 2010 12:28PM
Tip tip idea.
phil99 13 45 6 United Kingdom
15 Oct 2010 12:56PM
A clever tecnique that looks well worth experimenting with myself....Phil
Philo 9 99 83 England
15 Oct 2010 1:15PM
Another very good abstract David and I especially like how you have placed the centre of the vortex on the right hand third. Did you achieve that by cropping or is it another clever camera trick?
DRicherby 11 269 726 United Kingdom
15 Oct 2010 1:43PM
Pure luck, Phil! Grin I took about half a dozen of these and the centres were all over the place. This one is actually uncropped.
Philo 9 99 83 England
15 Oct 2010 1:58PM
Ah yes, an essential part of photography. My swan shots had a huge slice of luck too.
PaulLiley 10 2 13 United Kingdom
15 Oct 2010 2:13PM
Clever stuff Dave. Very imaginative. You cant have wandered off centre cos it would have spiraled out of control!! It works. Thanks for your help with my recent uploads. Paul
Daisymaye 11 23 16 Canada
15 Oct 2010 2:46PM
Very cool effect. I'm surprised by how the trees stay so straight. Quite an unusual result but I do like it...........Sandy
gingerdelight 13 298 11 United Kingdom
15 Oct 2010 2:50PM
As per a previous comment, I like the way the vortex is off centre. A great image Dave.
DRicherby 11 269 726 United Kingdom
15 Oct 2010 2:56PM
Good point about the straight trees. That indicates that the camera must have been still for a good proportion of the exposure, so I must have pressed the button and then started turning the camera.
Phil_L 11 19 1 Wales
15 Oct 2010 3:28PM
Interesting effect. I'd think it would be easy to overdo this technique but this has turned out very well indeed.
Adderwatcher 10 60 19 United Kingdom
16 Oct 2010 8:06AM
I do like this, different and sucessful! Excellent work Dave!
imagio 13 12 1 England
16 Oct 2010 8:10AM
I like the effect..

metro074 10 8 Australia
16 Oct 2010 8:37AM
Super Work. Its amazing how the camera has caught movment as well as image. Love the title too. Well done
videotec 11 8 United Kingdom
16 Oct 2010 8:53AM
Hi Dave
I like this one better than the previous one.
Must give it ago myself.
danbrann 15 640 17
16 Oct 2010 12:44PM
We might see a few of these now. Good imagination.
17 Oct 2010 12:39AM
Excellent work.
Regards, Oleg.
accipiter 10 61 England
17 Oct 2010 8:42AM
It's a good one - my attempts were all over the place and very frustrating! A
NobbytheNobster 10 33 5 England
18 Oct 2010 8:34AM
Nice image, what a great idea works well Smile
EAS 11 1 13 Scotland
18 Oct 2010 4:25PM
Fascinating idea. Really must give this a try. Sort of a Alien's eye view effect!

Mavis 18 143 2 England
18 Oct 2010 10:12PM
As though a small whirlwind had come and swirled the leaves up . A clever , fun thing to do . Must try it Wink xx
RTDS 11 Cyprus
20 Oct 2010 10:37AM
EXcellent!..great effect.
MilanaG 14 Bulgaria
20 Oct 2010 6:23PM
Great idea! Like the result! Very imaginative!
ianrobinson 10 1.2k 8 United Kingdom
21 Oct 2010 10:17PM
nice affect.
thx for sharing
Suehh 13 39 6 England
22 Oct 2010 5:21PM
Hey - I like this - a swirl of bark! That vortex is so well placed - can go straight through - almost like a portal. Love it.

22 Oct 2010 6:40PM
Great image, love the affect.
devlin Plus
9 653 39 India
22 Oct 2010 7:17PM
Wow another image to keep reminding me of the endless possibilities when it comes to photography...Smile
Rende 13 38 4 Netherlands
24 Oct 2010 10:36AM
Lovely dynamic effect; very effective. Thank you for your kind comments on my PF.
JeniTLC 11 United Kingdom
27 Oct 2010 8:58AM
Fun and nice, off-centre composition.
Mynett 11 142 6 United Kingdom
27 Oct 2010 10:09AM
more experiments - this works well you are creating some nice effects here in this series, shows we need to use our imaginations more.....

Linda Wink
kforeman 11 1 England
27 Oct 2010 1:38PM
thanks for the comments. great picture. most of my pictures are done on a link
jonrayner 12 8 2 United Kingdom
30 Oct 2010 11:21AM
Another great shot, how far do you rotate the camera, as the trees as most looking fairly straight?
Loving the effect though, spot on.
DRicherby 11 269 726 United Kingdom
30 Oct 2010 3:11PM
I think I took this by rotating the camera about 90° after pressing the shutter. But I'm not sure how far it would have got before the shutter closed again. Smile
Dave_Holdham 11 4 1 Wales
31 Oct 2010 7:01PM
Interesting image, i like the effect
dusfim 9 Malta
1 Nov 2010 9:03PM
Interesting effect.good technical style, interesting. Dusfim
maggie9 11 45 2 Scotland
4 Nov 2010 3:01PM
really interesting...... ive been trying something similar
this is a really great result
like this alot Smile

Ridgeway 13 222 2 Ireland
17 Nov 2010 2:16PM
Like this one feels like your being sucked in,
Liking this alot.

26 Nov 2010 8:40AM
oh very effective !!!! like it............p.s. thank you for the train information very interesting
astyag 12 12
26 Nov 2010 9:29AM
Rotating the camera? hmmm, that's interesting. I think it is manfroto's rotating adjustment pod. Very nice indeed. low exposure filter probably used to avoid overexposure while the shutter were open...
Great stuff, well done and thank you for your nice comment
DRicherby 11 269 726 United Kingdom
26 Nov 2010 10:39AM
No need for gadgets or filters. I held the camera in my hands and the woods are dark enough that a quarter-second at f/5.6 was the natural exposure.
AnneWorner 12 620 43 United States
30 Nov 2010 11:24PM
I do like this - and once again, Dave - I've done this with the lensbaby with wild effects. This has good light and definition and the effect of the vortex pulling one in is quite good.

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